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Jochen Woll (Conductor)

Born: 1959 - Karlsruhe, Germany

The German conductor, Jochen Woll, had comprehensive musical and voice training at the Evangelischen Singschule of Rolf Schweizer in Pforzheim. In 1980 he went to study at the Staatlichen Hochschule für Musik in Stuttgart. Emphasis of his training was singing (Sylvia Geszty, Bruce Abel, August Messthaler) and conducting (Dieter Kurz).

Already during his studies, Jochen Woll began his work as singer, singing teacher and a choir conductor. Apart from a church musician activity in addition to the regular duties, he co-operated for some years with the Landesjugendchor Baden-Württemberg. He was an assistant of Wolfgang Gönnenwein, O. Stenlund, and Helmuth Rilling among others. After several teaching posts he took over in 1991 the direction of the vocal studies at the Musik- und Singschule Heidelberg.

In 1985 Jochen Woll created the Junger Kammerchor Baden-Württemberg. He continues to lead this ensemble to this day with great success, as is pointed out by invitations to numerous concerts in his homeland and abroad. He has also co-operated successfully with renowned soloists, ensembles and orchestras, i.e. with Ruth Ziesak, Monika Mauch, Ulrike Sonntag, Christian Elsner, Uwe Heilmann, Markus Brutscher, Oliver Widmer, Michael Volle, Sebastian Bluth, Klaus Dann, Hubertus von Stackelberg, Christoph Bossert, Thomas Gehring, Peter Schindler, Peter Lauterbach, the Piano Duo Andreas Grau & Götz Schumacher, the Jazz Trio Pipes and Phones, the Ludwigsburger Blechbläserquintett, the Barockorchester L’arpa festante, the Sinfonietta Tübingen, the Litauischen Staatsorchester, the Baden-Badener Philharmonie, the Jungen Kammerensemble Stuttgart and the Sinfonietta Heidelberg.

Source: Junge Kammerchor Baden-Württemberg Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (June 2005)
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Aryeh Oron (June 2005)

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