Biography of Musica Bella Orchestra member Annette Homann

Annette Homann, violin, joins Musica Bella with a wide range of musical experience. She has toured with several orchestras in Europe, visiting England, France, the Czech Republic, and Poland. She toured with the Kammermusikorchester Nordrheinwestfalen in China.
      In New York she is part of the contemporary ensemble Tactus, she has played in the Manhattan School of Music orchestra with Kurt Masur, and she was the associate concertmaster in the Manhattan School of Music opera orchestra. In summer 2006, she played in the National Repertory Orchestra. She also performed as a soloist with a Blues improvisation. She has performed and taken master classes throughout Europe.
      Other musical interests include jazz/pop and composition. In Germany, she toured with the band Rosenfels; in New York she played in a jazz ensemble. She has experience teaching children and adults.
      Born in Germany in 1978, Annette started playing the violin at the age of six. At the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hannover (Germany), she started her Bachelor’s degree with Professor Atila Aydintan. In 2004, she received her Teaching Diploma at the Johannes-Gutenberg Universität Mainz (Germany) with Professor Christoph Schickedanz. In 2005, she came to New York to do her Master’s Degree at the Manhattan School of Music with Laurie Smukler. She will receive her Master of Music Degree in December 2006. In the future, she wants to learn more about improvisation and getting involved in improvisatorial and contemporary music projects.

Musica Bella concerts: October 1, 2006; October 4, 2006; December 10, 2006

This bio last updated October 15, 2006