Franz Zettl

Piano (Classical Music)

Qualifications

  • Studies at the Conservatory of the City of Vienna and at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna in the concert class of Prof. Roland Raupenstrauch, then state examination and concert diploma with distinction
  • Diploma at the Conservatory of the City of Vienna with distinction in theory with Prof. RĂ¼diger Seitz

Work Experience

  • 1967-1971 Piano teacher at the Music School of the City of Vienna, Favoriten
  • 1971-1979 Piano teacher and principal at the Music School of the City of Vienna, Leopoldstadt
  • from 1979 head of a concert class at the Conservatory of the City of Vienna from 1994-2008 head of department
  • 2008-2020 Lecturer in the concert subject piano as well as artistic and pedagogical director at the Prayner Conservatory from September 2018 to June 2020 Vienna

Concerts & Performances

  • 1973-2010 numerous concerts and performances such as solo evenings in the Brahmssaal (Vienna Musikverein) tour through the former Yugoslavia, such as Sarajevo, Herzeg nowi and Kotor, concert performance in Lugano, numerous performances at the Vienna Bezirksfestwochen among others a collage on the 200th anniversary of the death of W.A. Mozart

Discography

  • Radio recording in Radio Sarajevo, mp3 recordings of some works of piano literature at Amazon

Further work experience

  • 1995 co-founder of Prima la musica and Gradus ad parnassum and until 2007 responsible federal advisory board for the province of Vienna
  • 2004 collaboration on the conversion of the Conservatory of the City of Vienna to a private university with the elaboration of all requirements for a university institute
  • Juror at numerous national and international competitions
  • 2008 awarded the title of Professor by Federal President Dr. Heinz Fischer