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Christine Wehler (Contralto)

Born: Kamen, Germany

The German contralto, Christine Wehler, studied first the two artistic specialities of singing and classical guitar at the Musikhochschule Münster and Musikhochschule Wuppertal. After the national diploma examination, she continued her training with private studies with Professor Mechthild Georg in Köln and besides completed studies musicology, Germanistik and philosophy at the Universität of Cologne. Since 1988 she worked as an independent music teacher at different music schools. She was also trained and worked as a lector at Bärenreiter-Verlag, Kassel. She completed her studies with master-classes served with Christoph Prégardien, Julia Hamari, Kurt Widmer and Ingeborg Danz as well as participation in the Internationalen Bachakademie Stuttgart, where she co-operated with conductors such as Kay Johannsen and Helmuth Rilling.

Today the repertoire of Christine Wehler covers mainly the oratorio and as new artistic emphasis the Lieder. In her intensive concert activity in her homeland and abroad, she has already co-operated with renowned ensembles and conductors such as Andreas Spering, Peter Neumann (Kölner Kammerchor), Hermann Max (Rheinische Kantorei) and Jörg Straube and Andreas Fischer. She received Magister Artium in July 1997. She has appeared at various festivals, such as the Romanische Sommer Köln and the Aachener Bach-Tagen. She sang with Collegium Cantorum Köln in December 2002.

Broadcast and CD productions supplement Christine Wehler's artistic activity.

Source: Collegium Cantorum Köln, Musik in Köln, Universitätschores Essen Websites, English translation by Aryeh Oron (May 2005)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2005)

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Wehler, Christine (Musik in Köln) [German]
SängerInnen (Collegium Cantorum Köln) [German]

Die Uni-Chor-Internet-Site (Universitätschores Essen) [German]

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