Melanie Hosp Home 2024

Melanie Hosp

graduate of the Music Gymnasium, Conservatory Innsbruck, and the University of Music Vienna
(Masters in IGP and Guitar Concert Performance under Álvaro Pierri), achieving degrees with distinction.
Winner of national and international competitions, recipient of scholarships from the Thyll/Dürr Foundation and the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation. Concerts in China, Taiwan, Lebanon, Czech Republic, among others. Debut CD "cómo el agua" (classical, Latin American music, and jazz),
current CD "Zeit Portrait" with Florian Palier in duo. Guitar teacher at the Linz Music School.
Frequent judge at "Prima la Musica" competitions.

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José Maria Obeso
studying guitar since 2003 at the Conservatorio de Las Rosas in Morelia, Mexico, with Miguel Angel Castellanos and Rodrigo Nefthalí López. Graduated with honors in 2011 with a Bachelor's degree.
Attended masterclasses with J. Perroy, P. Márquez, H. Smith, L. Brouwer, Z. Dukić, among others. Completed IGP Master's in 2016 at KUG Graz (under Paolo Pegoraro - classical guitar, Martin Wiederhofer - jazz and popular music). Guitar teacher at the Gleisdorf Music School since 2017, teaching classical and electric guitar, also directing the guitar orchestra there.

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Johannn Palier
studied classical guitar at the Musikhochschule Graz.  Laureate of the International Guitar Competition in Volos (Greece). Active concert performer, featured on numerous radio and TV broadcasts in Europe, Asia, and Central America. Released 9 CDs of solo guitar and chamber music; current CD "Violarra - Saitenspiel" with Duo Violarra  (performing this time with Johanna Bohnen, Bruckner Orchestra Linz). Instructor/Judge at major international guitar festivals and competitions; achieved success in pop music (Opus, White Stars / gold and platinum records). Many of his students have won prizes and 1st prizes at national and international competitions.                                                                                          

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Florian Palier     (Graz / Klagenfurt)
studied the guitar with his father Johann Palier and finished his studies with Álvaro Pierri at the University of Music in Vienna with distinction. He won several first prizes at national and international competitions; 1st prize at the International Guitar competition in Enschede (Netherlands). Concerts, television and radio-recordings in many countries in Europe, in Japan,Taiwan, USA a.o. Since 2012  teaches guitar at the conservatory of music in Graz with students winning many prizes at competitions. 
For many years he was teaching at the University of music in Vienna as assistent to Álvaro Pierri. 
Since 2022 he is also professor for guitar at Gustav-Mahler-University Klagenfurt  CDs: Florian Palier - Castillos de España; “Poetry and Colours”, „Bach und Ich“ new CD together with Melanie Hosp "Zeitton".                                 

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Hugo Fernando González (Austria / Venezuela) studied guitar and composition in Venezuela and Austria (with Leo Witoszynskyj) and participated masterclasses with M. Barrueco, A. Pierri, A. Diaz, P. Steidl  a.o.  Recordings on TV and radio in many countries in South America and Europe. Big successes as a composer. Many commissioned arrangements of music for the Festival La Strada and Styriarte.
1.Prize at VII. International Guitarcontest “Kutná Hora 94” - Czech Repubic. 
CD-production „Besame Mucho“ 2017 for Sony Classical International with Juan Diego Flórez. 
Since 2006 Senior Lecturer at Kunstuniversität Graz for Klassik, Jazz and Popmusic. 
Institute board deputy at the department for strings at University for music in Graz. 
He is many times invited to teach the students at the Guitarfestival Seckau.

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Paco Seco
is a true ambassador of Spanish guitar. He has a unique technique blending classical cleanliness with the emotion of flamenco guitar. Recorded 12 CDs covering Baroque to contemporary music and incorporating trends like world music or jazz, inspired by Andalusian roots. His concerts at some of the world's most important guitar and music festivals (Antwerp, Sarajevo, Kaliningrad; Lisbon, among others) have received enthusiastic reviews. In Seckau, he also conducts a seminar on Spanish music in classical (de Falla, de la Maza, among others) and flamenco (on Tuesday and Wednesday).