VLADIMIR SOARES - recorder
Brazilian recorder player Vladimir Soares began his musical studies in the "Orquestra Villa-Lobos"-
a social project that provides free musical education to children and teenagers in the South of Brazil.
He graduated at the Arts Institute in Porto Alegre (Brazil) and was the winner of several
competitions in Brazil before continuing his studies at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart.
In Stuttgart, Vladimir completed a Master's in Chamber Music in 2015 and a Master's in Recorder
in 2016 under the guidance of Professor Hans-Joachim Fuss and Andrea Buchert. Vladimir received
distinction in both diplomas, as well as the “Láurea Prize”, which has not been given to a recorder
player since 1991.
Vladimir has distinguished himself as performer and has performed as a soloist in front of major
Orchestras in Brazil as well as the Stuttgarter Kammerorchester in Germany. Since 2001, he has
been working as a music educator, teaching flute lessons in music schools, regular
schools, extension projects, non-profit organizations and cultural institutions in Brazil and Germany.
FABIAN GROSCH - harpsichord
Harpsichordist, organist and recorder player, Fabian Grosch dedicates his music studies to the early
music research and performances of period instruments.
He started his harpsichord studies with Petra Marianowski and since then has been working with
historical keyboard instruments in chamber music recitals at the Hochschule für Musik und
Darstellende Kunst, Stuttgart and as a continuo player. His collaborations include several
performances of the whole collections of Motets by J.S. Bach with conductor Johannes Zimmermann
in Esslingen, Germany. Fabian is currently finishing his BMus Diploma at University of Music and
Performing Arts Stuttgart and will further his harpsichord developing as well as start conducting
studies in Summer 2019.