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Irmgard Huntgeburth

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Irmgard Huntgeburth studied singing, violin and baroque violin in Münster, Freiburg and and Basel. Having taken part in a multitude of courses on Early Music, she decided 1984 to specialise in period performance practice on baroque string instruments.

She is co-founder of the Ensemble Sans Souci Berlin and performs as concert master and chamber musician in many concerts and recordings in Germany and abroad.Irmgard Huntgeburth joined the Early music department at UdK Berlin in 1992, where she teaches baroque violin, viola and chamber music. She regularly instructs instrumental and vocal ensembles in period performance practice.The success of her teaching is exemplified in the numerous first and second prices that her students attain at international competitions for Early Music, e.g. at the Festival van Flanderen Brugge, the Telemann competition, the Graunwettbewerb, comeptition in Genova-Neri and the Chamber Music Competition of the Deutsche Hochschulen.As musical director of opera productions with the Ensemble I Confidenti and Barocco Continuo she is specialised on the connection between musical and dramaturgic artistry.Her artistic and pedagogical profile comprises working with breath, body, voice and the instrument.