Sibylle Mahni

Masterclass Horn

photo: Anna Meuer

29 November – 04 December 2024
Masterclass horn / french horn
Prof. Sibylle Mahni, Berlin
Répétiteur: Ikuko Odai, Berlin

Course repertoire: freely selectable
Masterclass, individual lessons
Technique and interpretation
Audition training

Course start: Friday, 29 November 2024, in the afternoon
End of course: Wednesday, 04 December 2024, after lunch

395.00 Euro course fees/active for professionals
345.00 Euro Course fees/active for students
395.00 Euro Costs for accommodation (double room) incl. full board at Forum Artium
Single room supplement: 25,00 Euro per day if available
Provisional flat rate for energy costs: 2.00 Euro per day/person
Participation without accommodation/catering: 100.00 Euro surcharge

Sibylle Mahni studied at the Frankfurt State Academy of Music and the Performing Arts (Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main) under Professor Marie-Luise Neunecker. During this time she was artist of the “Villa Musica” foundation, as well as being a scholarship holder from the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes).

Sibylle Mahni has had outstanding success at several highly renowned international competitions including the ARD International Music Competition of the German national broadcaster in Munich (Internationaler Musikwettbewerb der ARD).
In 2002 she graduated with the post-graduate performance degree “Konzertexamen”.
From 1997 till 2016 Sibylle was solo-hornist in the opera orchestra in Frankfurt. Beside the work as principal horn in the orchestra she started to teach first at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main, then at the Hochschule für Musik Mainz, Saarbrücken and Würzburg.
Since 2020 she teaches at the Hochschule für Musik „Hanns Eisler“ Berlin. In addition she lectures at numerous international master classes including the International Horn Symposium in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Jerusalem Music Academy, the Villa musica, Mainz, the Forum artium, Georgsmarienhütte. Following these achievements she has appeared as soloist with many leading orchestras including the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Munich Symphony Orchestra, the International Bach Academy Stuttgart, the Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn and the Britten Sinfonia. Sibylle has worked with leading conductors such as Oleg Caetani, Toshiyuki Kamioka and Helmuth Rilling. As an internationally recognized soloist she has appeared in Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Croatia, China and the USA to name a few.
Chamber music is an important passion of Sibylle Mahni which has led her to perform at such festivals as the chamber music festival ‘Spannungen’ in Heimbach, the Moritzburg Festival near Dresden, the Hitzacker Summer Music Festival and the Freiburg ‘Albert Konzerte’. Amongst Sibylle’s chamber music partners are prominent musicians such as Christian Tetzlaff, Isabelle van Keulen, Kirill Gerstein, Lars Vogt and Sharon Kam. She has taken part in the premiere of chamber works from Jörg Widmann, Brett Dean, Detlev Glanert and others.
In 2014 Sibylle Mahni joined the Ma’alot Quintett, one of the leading wind-ensembles in the world.