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Thomas Stimmel (Baritone, Choral Conductor)

Born: 1985 - Munich, Germany

The German baritone and choral conductor, Thomas Stimmel, who was born and grew up in Munich, completed his school with the Abitur diploma. His made his first steps in singing with the Tölzer Knabenchor, to which he belonged until his voice changed. After his voice breaking, he joined in 2000 the Wolfratshauser Jugendchor under the direction of Yosihisa Kinoshita, and in Christian Preissler gave Thomas Stimmel his first classical singing lessons.

At the end of 2003, Thomas Stimmel founded the Ensemble Sound Affaire, with which he won the 1st Prize at the Federal Competition "Jugend musiziert". In May 2007 the ensemble won the International A Cappella Competition in Leipzig and arrived to 3rd place at the International A Cappella competition in Tampere, Finland.

In September 2006 he founded also the choir Vollton, which he was awarded Silver Diploma at the International Choir Olympics in Graz in August 2008.

Since June 2006 Thomas Stimmel studied at the Musikhochschule in Munich classical singing in the class of Marilyn Schmieg, as well as sining education and ensemble direction.

Source: Chor Vollton Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (July 2009)
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Aryeh Oron (July 2009)

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Gerald Häußler

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BWV 245 [2nd]

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