Susanne Spaemann

Piano (Classical Music)

Qualifications

  • 1979 Study of piano pedagogy at the "Mozarteum" with Prof. Bryan Lamport
  • 1985 Master studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, today MdW, at the Prof. Harald Ossberger and Prof. Klára Harrer-Barany

Education

  • 1986-2011 Further education / master classes with Jürgen Uhde/Stuttgart (Beethoven), Carol Morgan/Stuttgart (contemporary music) Peter Feuchtwanger/London (physiology of healthy piano technique), Paul Badura-Skoda/Vienna (focus on Viennese classical music), continued private lessons with him, Irwin Gage/Zurich (song accompaniment)
  • 2009 Acquaintance with Noel Flores, sitting in on his classes at the MdW, teaching a common student until 2012
  • 2010/2011 Advanced training in music physiology, mental training and performance coaching on Institute for Musician Health at the Hanns Eisler Music Academy Berlin

Work Experience

  • 1987 Teacher at the music school Piesting/Lower Austria
  • 1991 Teacher at the music schools Hainburg/Lower Austria and Korneuburg and from 1993 in Böheimkirchen/Lower Austria
  • 2000 Head of a piano class and chamber music at the Conservatory Prayner for Music and Dramatic Arts Vienna
  • 1983-2020 Private lessons, in the last 15 years also lessons of song accompaniment and chamber music, since 2012 lessons for students who have physiological, technical playing problems and pain when making music, diagnosis and assistance (advanced training 2010/11 at the Institute for Musician Health in Berlin)
  • since September 2020 teacher at AMP

Concerts & Performances

  • 2005-2019 Lecturer in Vienna (Vienna Piano Academy), Japan (Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Tsumagoi, Tokushima), China (Chengdu 2019, master class and seminar for piano teachers)
  • Since 2005 artistic director of the international piano festival founded by Susanna Spaemann, now "Vienna Piano Academy", formerly "Vienna Young Pianists", a program of international master classes, workshops and concerts in Vienna
  • 1987-2017 concerts as a soloist, accompanist and chamber musician in Austria, Germany, USA and Japan