Klara Hornig

Klara Hornig received her first piano lessons at the age of six. She attended the Carl-Phillip-Emanuel Bach Musikgymnasium specialising in Music in central Berlin from Year 6 until the completion of her secondary school leaving certificate.

After school, she commenced her studies of piano, first in Vienna at the University of Music and Performing Arts under Prof. Martin Hughes, which she continued and successfully completed in the piano class of Prof. Konstanze Eickhorst at the Lübeck University of Music.

Klara Hornig completed her master’s in Song Interpretation at the University of Music and Theatre Hamburg under Prof. Burkhard Kehring.

She has been lecturer for accompaniment at the Berlin University of the Arts since October 2011. She has also held a Song interpretation class at hmt Rostock since winter semester 2012/13.

In September 2014, Klara Hornig won second prize at the International Art Song Competition at the Hugo-Wolf-Akademie in Stuttgart.

She was awarded second prize at the International Chamber Music Competition “Franz Schubert and Modern Music” in Graz in February 2012.

Together with clarinettist Annelien Van Wauve, she also won a second prize at the International Competition for Ostracised Music in Schwerin in 2007.

Her training has been complemented by lessons with Prof. Heinrich Schiff, Prof. Michael Sanderling, Prof. KS Julie Kaufmann, and Prof. Eric Schneider, as well as masterclasses under Prof. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Prof. Thomas Quasthoff, Prof. Justus Zeyen, Prof. Irwin Gage, Prof. Wolfram Rieger, and Prof. KS Brigitte Fassbaender.