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ISABEL GELWHEILER, CELLO

Isabel Gehweiler (*1988) is one of the most diverse young German cellists who also works as a composer. She won numerous prizes, such as the European Art Promotion Prize for young artists in the plenary hall of the European Parliament at the age of 19. She studied with Katharina Gohl-Moser, Ivan Monighetti (HSM Basel, Precollege), Gustav Rivinius (HfM Saarbrücken, orchestra diploma), Richard Aaron (Juilliard School of Music, Bachelor) and Thomas Grossenbacher (ZHdK, soloist exam and teaching diploma). As a soloist and chamber musician, she has already given concerts at numerous festivals, such as the Bayreuth Festival, the Kronberg Cello Festival, the Lucerne Festival, the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and the !Focus Festival New York and the Verbier Festival. She regularly plays as a soloist with orchestra and has performed in concert halls such as Carnegie Hall (NY) and Suntory Hall (Tokyo). Isabel Gehweiler has won prizes at national and international competitions, such as the Charles Hennen International Chamber Music Concours (2002), the Kiwanis competition (2015, 2016), scholarship holder and others of the Notens tein-La Roche Academy, the DAAD and the Rotary International Foundation. She is currently a lecturer in cello at the University of Music, Drama and Media in Hanover.

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