(c) Szilárd Simkó
(c) Szilárd Simkó

Markus Adenberger


Brief Biography

Since 2017, Markus is a professor at the Global Summer Institute of Music at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond (US).

Besides being a much sought-after pedagogue, he performs regularly around the world as a member of the Vienna Chamber Orchester, The Strauß Festival Orchestera and the orchestra of the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna.

He is a member of various chamber music ensembles (e.g. with Laurens Patzlaff) with which he has toured Asia as well as various European countries.

Markus has experienced recent success as a soloist with Copland's concerto for clarinet and orchestra (with the Kärntner Sinfonieorchester).

His first album, The GershWIEN Project, was released in April 2019.

In November 2019, he made his debut at the renowned Musikverein Wien, Austria.


Clarinet and Piano 3.0

Off the beaten track of classical concerts, we discover the duo Adenberger-Patzlaff who dare to step into exciting new territory with their latest performance.


The two musicians offer a program which joins modern and classic together with elements of improvisation, components of traditional classical concerts, and a seldom heard clubbing atmosphere in the form of buoyant jazz pieces for clarinet and piano.


  • Single and group lessons
  • For children and adults
  • Beginners, intermediate, professionals
  • Varied repertoire
  • Chamber music workshops for groups
  • Single lessons or up to 3-day workshops
  • Theoretical lessons: Introduction, repertoire, history of the instrument, different uses in different genres, different models in different countries, how to make the perfect clarinet reed, which clarinet is suitable for me, etc.
  • Short introduction to the traditional Austrian Folklore Music and the use of the Clarinet

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