Hans Martin Schreiber

Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Leipzig

Hanns-Martin Schreiber was born in Schwerin (Germany) in 1954. He began studying piano and chamber music at the age of 16 at the Hochschule für Musik in Leipzig, and attended master-classes with Günter Kootz, Hélène Boschi and Peter Rösel. After graduating he taught piano at the music school and was a répétiteur of instrumental music at the Leipzig Hochschule.

His wide-ranging concert career, often in the company of distinguished colleagues from the great orchestras of Dresden (Staatskapelle) and Leipzig (Gewandhausorchester, MDR Sinfonieorchester), is documented by broadcast performances from the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Semper Oper Dresden and the Leipzig Gewandhaus. Further recognition of his skills has come in the form of prizes in international music competitions.

In 1993 Hanns-Martin Schreiber was appointed professor for piano chamber music and collaborative piano at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" in Leipzig. He is dedicated not only to training the University's students, but also to fostering precollege students and children how show potential for a musical career. Thus he serves regularly on the juries of musical competitions and gives master-classes. He was elected Vice Rector with special responsibility for academic affairs and artistic practice in 2006 to 2015. Currently 17 pianists from ten countries are studying in his chamber music class.