Prof. Benedikt Hübner is principal double bass of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra and teaches in the Academy of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hochschule für Musik "Carl Maria von Weber" Dresden.
He studied from 1999 to 2004 at the Leipzig University of Music and Drama with Prof. Achim Beyer and Prof. Frithjof M. Grabner. He also completed the concert exam with Prof. Esko Laine at the HfM "Hanns Eisler" in Berlin. He also received significant inspiration from Prof. Duncan McTier.
In 2004 he started his first engagement in the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, in 2007 he became 1st solo double bassist of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra.
Benedikt Hübner is a prizewinner of various international competitions, including 2nd prize and the Audience Prize at the International Johann-Matthias-Sperger-Competition Ludwigslust 2004 and 1st prize at the International Music Competition Markneukirchen 2005.
He has also performed as a soloist with various orchestras, e.g. the Chursächsische Philharmonie Bad Elster, the Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester, the Brandenburger Sinfoniker and the Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra Dresden.
Benedikt Hübner gave several international master classes, e.g. in Hong Kong, Shanghai Rio de Janeiro, as well as at the International Bass Convention Bass2015 in Prague, where he also performed as a soloist.
In addition to his work as principal double bass of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra, Benedikt Hübner was appointed professor of double bass at the Dresden University of Music in the winter semester 2015/16.
"Carl Maria von Weber" Dresden in the winter semester 2015/16. Since 2021, he has focused his teaching activities on the
Academy of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra.