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My biographical information:

Name:   Hermann Anton PLATZER
Born: 1960, Schwanenstadt, Austria.

Musical Studies:

1967-77     Studies in violin at Mozarteum in Salzburg
1981-86     Studies in guitar at the Vienna University of Music with Melitta Heinzmann and Walter Würdinger
1984          pedagogical degree in guitar cum laude
1993-95     Seminars with Jos Wilderbeek (Utrecht, NL) on liturgy and liturgical singing
1987          Delegate in 1st World Symposium on Choral Music
                  workshops with Elmer Iseler (CAN), Eric Ericson (SWE), Alberto C. Pinta Fonseca (BRA)
1987-98:    Studies in composition with Claus Ganter and Kurt Schwertsik (incl. choir conducting with H. Reiter, E. Ortner)
1998          Composition diploma
1993          participating in masterclass with Eric Ericson
1991-93     Conducting with Peter Burwik
1990-92     Studies in Church Music at the Vienna Diocesan Conservatory for Church Music
1994          Seminar on liturgical music with Jos Wilderbeek (NL)
from 1995  Studies in lute with Luciano Contini at the Department for Early Music at Vienna Conservatory
1996          Delegate in 4th World Symposium on Choral Music, Sydney, Australia
                  with the premiere of 'Reklame', one of my works for vocal ensemble a cappella;
                  participation in workshops under Frieder Bernius (GER), Moses Hogan (USA) etc.
1999          Delegate in 5th World Symposium on Choral Music, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Varous appearances as lute soloist and continuo player at the Salzburger Festspiele, with the Vienna Symphonic Orchestra, the St. Gallen Festival Orchestra, with Concilium Musicum Wien, with Tientos and others.


At present:

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