Herbert Scheibenreif

Education: photo of Herbert
1959-1971 Primary school and High school in Neunkirchen
1971-1979 Studies of French language, mathematics, philosophy and pedagogics at the University of Vienna
1976 Diploma for teaching French language and mathematics
1979 Doctorate's Degree in romance languages
1979 Accordion studies among others with Lech Puchnowski, Mogens Ellegaard and Friedrich Lips at international seminars in France, Germany, Poland, Finland, Spain.
1994/95 Advanced course at Russian Gnessin's Academy of Music in Moscow (class of Prof Friedrich Lips)

1971-1989 Member of the Viennese Accordion Chamber Ensemble
1975-1977 Represented Austria at Coupe Monidiale's in Helsinki, Eindhoven and Washington
1985-1987 Propaganda Officer of the Confédération Internationale des Accordionistes CIA
since 1992 Member of the Executive Committee of the International Accordion Society IAS
Production and distribution of CDs with Friedrich Lips and Ural-Trio
Adjudicator at international competitions in Annecy, Arnheim, Arrasate, Auckland, Bischwiller, Castelfidardo, Copenhagen, St.Etienne, Kansas City, Sydney.
First performances of pieces by Leopold Brauneiss (Dodekaharmonia for accordion solo) and Wolfgang Nening (Six little pieces for accordion and violin, Andante con variazioni for accordion and violoncello).

Organising concerts for the following performers:
Vladimir Dolgopolov, Aleksandr and Vitaly Dmitriev, Peter Gerter, Frédéric Guérouet, Friedrich Lips (four times), Frank Marocco, Jean-Marc Marroni, Elsbeth Moser, Joachim Pichura, Georg Schulz, Skiff, UMKC Accordion Ensemble (conductor: Joan Cochran Sommers), Hrolfur Vagnsson, Mika Väyrynen, Warsaw Accordion Duo, Warsaw Accordion Quintet, Vladimir Zubitsky.
photo of Herbert & Friedrich Lips
Herbert with good friend
Friedrich Lips
Organizing two seminars with Friedrich Lips in Austria.
Translating two books of Friedrich Lips from Russian into German: "The Art of Playing the Bajan", "The Art of Transcriptions for Bajan" (to be published soon!)
"Accordion-Calendar" with information about what happened in the history of the accordion during the years from January lst to December 31st, to be published in Germany in 1998.
Correspondent of accordion newspapers like Acco Kurier, Bulletin of the IAS, Harmonika-Forum, Harmonika International, Intermusik, etc.

Contact details:
Resselgasse 2
2620 Neunkirchen
Phone & Fax: +43-2635-69421
email: herbert@accordion-cd.co.at

Site constructed and hosted by : Accordions Worldwide at www.accordions.com.
© Copyright 1997 Accordions Worldwide. All rights reserved