Ulrich Eichenauer

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Viola faculty Ulrich Eichenauer is active as a soloist and chamber musician at major concert venues and festivals in the United States, Western Europe, Asia and South America. For five years he was principal violist with the Dresden (Germany) Philharmonic Orchestra, touring Europe, North and South America and Japan. He performed with the Mendelssohn String Quartet for six years, touring extensively in the U.S. and Europe.

He trained as an undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate at Musikhochschule Detmold in Germany and has taught previously Harvard as part of the Blodgett Quartet Residency, the Arts University of Bern and the Menuhin Academy (both Switzerland) and various other schools abroad. He has offered viola master classes in the U.S., Europe and Asia.


  • Performed at major international concert venues and festivals, such as Marlboro, Moritzburg, Kuhmo, Seattle Chamber Music Society, Westfalen Classics, SchloƟ Cappenberg, Rencontres Musicales in Evian, Berliner Musikfestspiele, Manchester Camerata Series and many others

Career Highlights

  • Founding member of the Waldstein Quartet
  • Numerous CD recordings of solo and chamber music works by Hindemith, Reger, Mendelssohn, Schoenberg, Busch, Kaminski, Thuille, Dillon and others