Prof. Peter  Waas

Prof. Peter Waas

Lecturer of Piano (major subject) at the Department of Piano

Subject/Instrument: Piano

peter.waas(at)hfm-weimar.de

  • Born in 1950
  • Musical education by Fritz Berger (Chemnitz) and Heinz Volger (Leipzig)
  • From 1969 to 1975 studied at the Tschaikowski-Conservatoire in Moskau with Jakow Sak, Elisso Wirssaladse and Tatjana Nikolaewa
  • Concerts as a soloist and chamber musician as well as giving master classes
  • Jury member in European and Asian countries
  • Teaches his courses in German, Russian and English
  • Since 1994 Professor of Piano at the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar
  • Specialises in piano works from Bach to Schubert
  • Head of the Department of Keyboard Instruments and Early Music in 2002
  • Initiator and Artistic Director of the International FRANZ LISZT Competition for Young Pianists, that first took place from 24th February to 1st March 2005 in Weimar

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