Monika Henschel, German violist. Recipient awards International Mozart Competition, Salzburg, Austria, 1995, International String Quartet Competition, Evian, France, 1995, International String Quartet Competition, Banff, Canada, 1994, International Osaka (Japan) Competition, 1996. Member Tierhilfswerk, Germany, since 1994, Amnesty International, Germany, since 1996, SOS Kinderdorf; active in environmental organizations.
Henschel, Monika was born on August 8, 1968 in Sindelfingen, Germany. Daughter of Walter and Marga (Scheurich) Henschel.
Diploma with honors, Royal College Music, London, 1988.
Violist, Henschel Quartet, since 1988. Member (Henschel Quartet) quartet-in-residence Tanglewood Festival, United States, 1995, quartet-in-residence Aldeburgh Festival, Great Britain, 1996.
Participant concert tours and festivals in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, England, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Denmark, Russia, Poland, United States, Canada, and Japan, since 1988. Recording artist (CDs) works of Haydn, Mendelssohn, Bärmann, Mozart, Schubert.
Member Tierhilfswerk, Germany, since 1994, Amnesty International, Germany, since 1996, SOS Kinderdorf. Active in environmental organizations.
Avocations: reading, visiting exhibitions and architectural sites, walking.