curriculum vitae
simon waldvogel
saxophone

 
Education

1983 - 1985 Studied music education and musicology at Frankfurt/Main University

1987 - 1991 Studied music (saxophone) at Dr. Hoch‘s Konservatorium, Frankfurt am Main;
qualified as music teacher

1991 - 1993 Continued studies abroad in Bordeaux (France) with Jean-Marie Londeix 

June 1992 Gained gold medal (solo saxophone) and „vermeil“ (second medal)  in chamber music (saxophone quartet) at Bordeaux Conservatoire

June 1993 Gained „Honorary Prize of Bordeaux“ in solo saxophone competition and 
gold medal in chamber music (saxophone quartet) at Bordeaux Conservatoire

1993 - 1995 Returned to Frankfurt/Main, Germany to complete studies at Musikhochschule; 
gaining diploma in instrumental tuition
 

Professional Activity

Performances as soloist, in ensembles and orchestras; in Germany and abroad, 
including work with

Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart (SWR), WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Frankfurt (HR), Sinfonieorchester des SWR Freiburg, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Saarbrücken (SR), Frankfurter Opernhaus- und Museumsorchester, Ensemble Modern, Staatsheater-Orchester Wiesbaden, Staatsheater-Orchester Darmstadt, Staatsheater-Orchester Kassel, Nationaltheater-Orchester Mannheim, Staatsheater-Orchester Mainz, musikfabrik NRW, Philharmonisches Orchester der Stadt Heidelberg, Badische Staatskapelle Karlsruhe, Alliage Saxophonquartett (1994-95)

and with the following conductors

M. Gielen, S. Cambreling, P. Eötvös, H. Zender, H. Wollf, G. Albrecht, B. Kontarsky, P. Steinberg, M. Stenz, C. St. Clair, J. Märkl, Z. Peskó, H. Holliger, M. Jurowskij, P.Carignani, O. Knussen, P. Rundel, J. Kalitzke, HK Gruber among others. 
 

Work includes radio and television broadcasts and CD recordings