2022 | Lecturer

Wolfgang Zerer

Wolfgang Zerer was born in Passau (Germany) in 1961. He received his first organ lessons from the organist at Passau Cathedral, Walther Schuster. In 1980 he began his studies at the College of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna: organ with Michael Radulescu, conducting with Karl Österreicher, and later harpsichord with Gordon Murray, plus Church Music. He studied harpsichord for two years with Ton Koopman in Amsterdam and church music in Stuttgart (organ with Ludger Lohmann).

Wolfgang Zerer has won awards at several competitions, among them Bruges in 1982 and Innsbruck in 1983. After teaching at the universities of music in Stuttgart and Vienna he was appointed Professor of Organ at Hamburg´s University of Music and Theatre in 1989. He is also teaching at Prins Claus Conservatorium in Groningen and at the Schola Cantorum in Basel, Switzerland. Wolfgang Zerer has given concerts and master-classes almost all over Europe, Israel, the North and South America, Japan, Korea and China.