Johanna Soller

Johanna Soller, born in 1989, is currently studying choral conduction with Prof.Michael Gläser, organ with Prof. Bernhard Haas and harpsichord with Prof.Christine Schornsheim at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München ( University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich ).
She first studied the organ with Ludwig Ruckdeschel, organist at Passau cathedral, before becoming a junior student under Prof. Edgar Krapp in Munich. Since then she has pursued the study of organ and church music in parallel with choral cunducting and harpsichord. She graduated with distinction in organ and choral conducting and is now a master´s student. She has participated in masterclasses with Jean Guillou, Jon Laukvik,Pierre Hantai, Menno van Delft and Christian Rieger and has completed internships with the Bavarian Radio Choir and the Netherlands Radio Choir.
As an organist, Johanna Soller won second prize in the 2013 "Prague Spring" International Music Competition. Thanks to being awarded a scholarship in the German National Music Competition, she was admitted in the Bundesauswahl Konzerte Junger Künstler, a funding programme of Deutscher Musikrat.Since 2011 she has been a scholar of the "Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now" foundation. Johanna Soller has given organ recitals at Riga and Passau cathedrals and has performed with the Prague Symphony Chamber Orchestra, Accademia Filarmonica Cologne, the Münchener Symphoniker ans Münchener Bachorchester.
As a conductor she has collaborated with, amongst others, with the Münchener Symphoniker and the Madrigalchor der Hochschule für Musik und Theater München.
Since November 2014 she has worked for the Münchener Bach-Chor as assistent to the musical director Hansjörg Albrecht. In 2013 she founded the VOCALCONSORT München, a young ensemble of music students, with whom seh works most intensely on music from the 17th and 18th centuries.