Prof. Eckart Sellheim received his education in Germany and Switzerland, including with Adolf Drescher and Jakob Gimpel. After teaching for many years in Cologne and Ann Arbor, Michigan (USA) from 1989 to 2008 he was Professor and “Director of Collaborative Piano” at Arizona State University in Tempe (USA) as well as a lecturer/teacher of fortepiano at the music conservatory in Trossingen until summer 2006. He has given numerous master-classes in piano, chamber music, lied accompaniment, fortepiano and historical performance practice in Europe and the USA, and is a jury member at international music competitions. He has toured around Europe, America, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Africa.
Sellheim’s recordings can regularly be heard on the radio in Germany and America; his discography encompasses more than 30 recordings as a soloist, lied accompanist and chamber musician, many of which were for CBS Sony with his brother and long-term duo partner, the cellist Friedrich-Jürgen Sellheim.
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