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Andreas Hecker

Andreas Hecker received his first musical education at the Robert Schumann Conservatory in Zwickau. This was followed by studies at the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber Dresden in music education piano with Prof. Gunnar Nauck and harpsichord with Prof. Ludger Rémy as well as chamber music with Prof. Peter Bruns. Subsequently, he completed postgraduate studies in piano with concert examination with Prof. Peter Rösel. He received further impulses at master and chamber music courses with Amadeus Webersinke, Daniel Hope, Jacques Rouvier, Sebastian Knauer and Andrew Ball.

Andreas Hecker has won prizes at national and international competitions, such as the 2006 International Bach Competition in Würzburg, the 2011 International Brahms Competition in Pörtschach, Austria, and the 2007 Gebrüder Graun Prize in Bad Liebenwerda.

Since 2008 Andreas Hecker has been working at the Dresden University of Music as an instrumental correpetitor on piano and harpsichord.

He is also an official répétiteur at various international competitions such as the International Instrumental Competition Markneukirchen or the competition of the German Musical Instrument Fund Hamburg. In this function he also works at master classes such as the International Music Academy Meissen or the Chursächsische Meisterkurse Bad Elster and in the Giuseppe Sinopoli Academy of the Staatskapelle Dresden as well as the Kurt Masur Academy of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra.

In addition to early music, Andreas Hecker devotes himself primarily to chamber music, playing regularly with members of the Staatskapelle and the Dresden Philharmonic, as well as the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin.

In 2017 he was appointed professor of instrumental correpetition at the Dresden University of Music.