Ruth Ziesak & Gerold Huber


For Singers, Pianists and Lied-Duos
Ruth Ziesak studied at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt am Main under Elsa Cavelti. Numerous competition successes, including the first prizes at the Deutscher Musikwettbewerb and the renowned International Vocal Competition ‘s Hertogenbosch, quickly paved the way for an international career. Meanwhile she has also been appointed a Professor of Singing at the Saar Academy of Music.

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Munich-born Gerold Huber was awarded a scholarship to study piano under Friedemann Berger at the Musikhochschule in Munich. He also attended Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau’s lied class in Berlin. In 1998 he was awarded the Prix International Pro Musicis in Paris / New York together with baritone Christian Gerhaher, his regular duo partner since their joint schooldays. In 2001 he was a prize-winner at the Johann Sebastian Bach International Piano Competition in Saarbrücken.

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  • Program: Course for Lied, Lied accompaniment and interpretation for Lied-Duos, Singers and Pianists with special emphasis on the German Lied repertoire
  • Preparation: 3-5 works of German Lied Repertoire
  • Qualification: The application is possible as Lied-Duo, Singer or Pianist. Along with the application, please send in an audio or video document of two songs (mp3, dvd, youtube).
  • Languages: German, English