Friederike Wild - Biography  

 

Friederike Wild studied with André Marchand, Florian Wiek and 

Friedemann Rieger at the University  of Music and Performing Arts of  Stuttgart

In addition to her solo career she is working 

as a piano teacher and accompanist and as a music theory and ear training 

teacher. Since early age Friederike Wild has been active both as a solo 

pianist and in chamber music where she was awarded the „Jugend musiziert“ 

Competition National Prize in 2000 at 15. Particularly her Piano Duo with Judith 

Eisenbacher has been awarded several prizes such as the "Audience and 

Promotion Prize" at the Bad Herrenalb International Piano Duo Festival  in 2003 

and 2007. In 2004 the Duo won simultaneously the First Prize and the 

Mozart-Prize at the "Tonkünstler" Competition in Stuttgart, in 2005 they won 

the First Prize at the „Matthaes" Piano Competition in Stuttgart and in 2006  

the First National Prize at the „Jugend musiziert“ Piano Duo Competition. 

The Piano Duo also performed with the State Orchestra of Brandenburg  

conducted by Heribert Beissel and the Southwest German Chamber Philharmonics 

conducted by Sebastian Tewinkel. As a soloist Friederike Wild has been awarded 

the Audience and Promotion Prize at the 2005 5th International Piano Duo Festival 

in Bad Herrenalb and was admitted to the Yehudi Menuhin "Live Music Now"  

Foundation. Since 2000 she has also been playing regularly for charity concerts. 

In more recent years she has played the Stravinsky Concerto for Piano and Wind 

Instruments with the University of Music and Performing Arts of Stuttgart Orchestra,  

following Schönberg's Pierrot Lunaire with the Ensemble V.act. From 2008 to 2010 

Friederike Wild has been awarded with a Scholarship from the "Gesellschaft der 

Freunde der Staatlichen Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart e.V.", 

supported by the Carin-Riesen Foundation. In 2010 she was awarded the First Prize 

at the Stuttgart Piano Teaching Prize.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Masterclasses  

 

Piano Duo Masterclass with Prof. Hans-Peter and Volker Stenzl

Masterclass with Prof. André Marchand at the "Piano Centrum Matthaes" in Stuttgart

Masterclass with Prof. Friedemann Rieger in the Castle of Filseck

 International Masterclass with Prof. Konrad Elser at the "Oberstdorfer Musiksommer"

 

 

Scholarships  

 

2006 

Admission to the Yehudi Menuhin "Live Music Now" Foundation

2008 

Scholarship from the "Gesellschaft der Freunde der Staatlichen Hochschule für Musik und 

Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart e.V.", supported by the "Carin-Riesen-Stiftung" Foundation

2009 

University of Music and Performing Arts of  Stuttgart Scholarship for the " Oberstdorfer Musiksommer" 

International Masterclass 

 

 

Teaching 

 

2005-2012 piano teacher and accompanist at the City Music School of Markgröningen 

 

2008-2010 teaching assistant in ear-training at the University of Music and Performing Arts of Stuttgart 

 

2009 teaching assistant in music theory at the University of Music and Performing Arts of  Stuttgart

 

 2009 piano teacher at the City Music School of Fellbach

 

- 2010-2012 piano teacher and accompanist at the Music School of Ditzingen

 

   

Awards

 

2003

Audience and Promotion Prize at the 4th International Piano Duo Festival in Bad 

Herrenalb in the Piano Duo Category

2004

First Prize and Mozart-Prize at the "Tonkünstler" Competition in Stuttgart

2005 

1. First Prize at the „Matthaes" Piano Competition in Stuttgart

2. Audience and Promotion Prize at the 5th International Piano Duo Festival in Bad 

Herrenalb in the Piano Solo Category

2006

First National Prize at the „Jugend musiziert“ Piano Duo Competition  

2007

First Prize at the 7th International Piano Duo Festival in Bad Herrenalb

2010

First Prize at the Stuttgart Piano Teaching Prize 

 

 

Concerts highlights

 

2006

September:

"Soloist" Concert with the State Orchestra of Brandenburg (conductor: Heribert Beissel) at the

C.Ph.E. Bach Concert Hall  in Frankfurt (Oder). Programme including Mozart's Piano Concerto in E flat Major

KV 365 for 2 Pianos 

October:  

Concert with the Stuttgart University of Music Symphony Orchestra at the University of Music and Performing Arts of Stuttgart. Programme including U. Leyendecker's Evocazione

November:

- "Musikpause" concert series at the Stuttgart "Fruchtkasten" Museum of Musical Instruments 

- "Concerts after business" Piano Recital at the Volksbank Stuttgart

 

 

2007

January:

- "Herzfalter" Drama Recital at the University of Music and Performing 

Arts of Stuttgart; Programme including George Crumb's Apparition and other works

- European Concert at the "Felsenkirche" in Helsinki (Finland)

  Programme including music by Igor Stravinsky, George Crumb, W.A. Mozart

- Concert at the German School in Helsinki

- Concert at the Goetheinstitut Helsinki

May:  

Final Concert of the 7th International Piano Duo Festival Bad Herrenalb with the 

Southwest German Chamber Phlharmonics Pforzheim (conductor: Sebastian Tewinkel) 

in Bad Herrenalb

Programme including Malcolm Arnold's Concerto for Piano Duet and Strings op.32

July

Piano Recital at the Bechstein Center in Tübingen

 

 

2008

January

- Concert at the Centre of Cultural Development in Saint-Martin-de-Crau (France)

- "Concerts after business" Piano Recital at the Volksbank Stuttgart

May

Concert with the University of Music Orchestra at the University of Music and Performing Arts of Stuttgart

Programme including Igor Stravinsky's Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments

October:

- "Musikzeit" at the Art Museum of Stuttgart

- Drama Concerts with the Ensemble V.act at the State Opera House of Stuttgart 

  Programme including Arnold Schönberg's Pierrot Lunaire

- Drama Concert with the Ensemble V.act at the Kiesel Hall in Friedrichshafen

November:

"Ringelnatz-125" a musical and literary homage with flautist Ekkehard Schobert and actor 

Uwe-Peter Spinner at the City Library of Markgröningen

Programme including the world premiere of "tempus fugit" by V.I. Schmidts 

 

 

2009

January:

- „Coloured Soundworlds“, Concert with flautist Ekkehard Schobert at the

  Paul Gerhardt Church in Stuttgart

- "Musikpause" concert series at the Stuttgart "Fruchtkasten" Museum of Musical Instruments 

  Programme including Schumann's Piano Concerto in A-minor

June:

Festival of Choirs at the Domaine de l'Etang des Aulnes in Saint-Martin-de-Crau (France)

August: 

Music Summer of Oberstdorf Final Concert at the Johannisheim Hall in Oberstdorf

Programme including Claude Débussy's Images, volume 1

 

 

2010

April:

- Piano Recital at the Center of Cultural Development in Saint-Martin-de-Crau (France)

  World premieres of midnight doesn’t BE, April 29th 1989 and chant (3) from "musica reservata" 

  by John Palmer  

 

2011

November:

- Performing for more EC, Wagenhallen Stuttgart

Dezember:

- "Musikzeit" at the Art Museum of Stuttgart

 

2012

Januar:

- Campus-Konzert at the Filseck Castle

April:

- "Musikpause" concert series at the Stuttgart "Fruchtkasten" Museum of Musical Instruments 

September:

- Piano recital at the music house PIANO-FISCHER Munich 

October:

- Piano recital at the music house PIANO-FISCHER Schwäbisch-Hall   

- Piano recital at the town hall of Stuttgart 

- World premiere of "musica reservata" by John Palmer at the Udine "Contemporanea" Festival

November:

- "From Bach bis Palmer": german premiere of "musica reservata" von John Palmer