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violinist

Markus Henschel, German violinist. Recipient award International Mozart Competition, Salzburg, Austria, 1995, International String Quartet Competition, Evian, France, 1995, International String Quartet Competition, Banff, Canada, 1995, International Osaka (Japan) Competition, 1996.

Background

Henschel, Markus was born on September 17, 1969 in Sindelfingen, Germany. Son of Walter and Marga (Scheurich) Henschel.

Education

Diploma with honors, Royal College Music, London, 1988.

Career

Violinist, founder, Henschel Quartet, since 1988. Member (Henschel Quartet) quartet-in-residence Tanglewood Festival, United States, 1995, Aldeburgh Festival, England, 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Participant concert tours and festivals in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, England, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Denmark, Russia, Poland, United States, Canada, and Japan. Recording artist (CDs) works of Haydn, Mendelssohn, Bärmann.

Membership

Member Amnesty International, Germany, since 1996, Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz, since 1992, Stiftung Europäisches Naturerbe, since 1993. Active environmental organizations.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, archery, billiard, diving, table tennis.

Connections

father:
Walter Henschel

mother:
Marga (Scheurich) Henschel