Prof. Manfred Lindner

Manfred Lindner studied at the Musikhochschule in Detmold with Prof. H-D. Klaus. At the early age of 16 he was invited to play in Württembergischen Staatsorchester Stuttgart.

His first professional appointment was in 1984 as solo clarinetist of the Jungen Süddeutschen Philharmonie and from 1987 he played with Philharmonischen Staatsorchester Bremen.

In the period 1989-2002 he was solo clarinetist of Badische Staatstheater in Karlsruhe. At the same time he led a training course at the Musikhochschule in Karlsruhe. In 2000 he became Associated Professor at the Musikhochschule in Detmold and since 2001 he combined that with his activity as lecturer at the Folkwang Hochschule in Essen.

Meanwhile since 1992 he has been a solo clarinetist in the orchestra of the International Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele and since 2004 – member of the Festival Organizing Committee. As co-founder of the ensembles Profive, Al rivus,Trio d`manches Karlsruhe he released several CDs. He gave numerous concerts as soloist and chamber player in South America, Ukraine, Russia, China and across Europe.

Among his most acclaimed collaboration projects are the chamber performances with Edita Gruberova, Friedrich Haider, Norman Shettler, Pinchas Steinberg, Kasushi Ono, Consortium Classicum and Mannheimer Streichquartett. As a lecturer and conductor he leads not only different chamber music courses, but for years he has promoted the Ensembleförderung des Landes Baden-Württemberg. He tutors master classes in Germany, China, etc.

In 2000 he was honoured with the Kammermusiktitel des Landes Baden-Württemberg. Since 2002 he has been Professor at the Folkwang Hochschule in Essen.



Tutors through the years


Prof. Dmitri Bashkirov
Prof. Mincho Minchev
Anna Tomowa-Sintow
Prof. Henri Sigfridsson
Anna Vandi
Cesare Scarton
Santa Cecilia Opera Studio
Prof. Joaquín Clerch
Prof. Michael Roll
Prof. Mie Miki
Prof. Alexander Hülshoff
Prof. Jone Kaliunaite
Prof. Niek de Groot
Prof. Xenia Jankovic
Prof. Nahum Shtarkman
Prof. Catherine Vickers
Prof. Boris Bloch
Prof. Pierre Feit
Prof. Christian Rieger
Prof. Frank Lloyd
Tatiana Koleva
Prof. Manfred Lindner
Prof. Mikhail Voskresensky
Prof. Andras Adorjan
Prof. Robert Cohen

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