Vita




Mirjam Sendtner, was born in Gräfelfing. She came into contact with classical music at an early age through her parental home and developed her fascination for music.

After an early musical education she received her first violin lessons at the age of four and then studied with Anna Schmidt and Marian Kraew, 1st concertmaster of the Munich Symphony Orchestra. She completed her violn artistic and pedagogical studies with summa cum laude in 2016 at the Leopold - Mozart - Centre of the University of Augsburg. Her teachers were Prof. Christoph Henschel, Primarius of the Henschel Quartet and Katharina Krüger, 1st Concertmaster of the Staatskapelle Dresden.
In October 2016 she continued her studies in Historical Performance Practice with Prof. Mary Utiger at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich and successfully completed her second artistic Bachelor of Music. Since autumn 2018, she has continued her studies in the Master of Music in Historical Performance Practice. In July 2021 she prosperously graduated her studies with summa cum laude.

Furthermore, she intensified her artistic education with master classes with Prof. Ingolf Turban, Prof. Bruno Steinschaden, austrian master classes, Viktor Töpelmann and Gerhart Darmstadt.
 She received further musical impulses in master classes and academies as „GofBaroque“ from Prof. Leila Schayegh, Lars Ulrik Mortensen, Anton Steck, Margaret Faultless, Marianne Ronez and Enrico Gatti.

In the 2012/2013 season she was an academician at the Carl - Orff Academy of the Munich Radio Orchestra and worked as a violinist at the Augsburg Theatre. Furthermore, in 2013/14 and 2015 she was a scholarship holder of the Arosa Music Academy. Mirjam and her siblings Judith, Valerie and Silvia also received the Günther - Klinge Prize of the Gauting community as a string quartet „Geschwister Sendtner“. With the Accademia di Monaco as well as in various soloistic and orchestral formations, she can be experienced on international stages and on CD and TV recordings throughout Europe. She has also participated as a violinist in numerous chamber music and orchestral premieres.
 
 Her intensive occupation with music was reflected in her bachelor's degree in musicology and sociology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich.

As a music teacher she was engaged at the Kirchseeon High School, where she taught violin, chamber music and class music. She currently teaches violin, chamber music, class music and historical performance practice at the municipal music school in Vaterstetten e. V.

Mirjam Sendtner is currently completing her artistic studies with a further master's degree, Master of Arts in musical performance - violin in old mensing with Prof. Leila Schayegh at the Schola Cantorum Basilensis at the University of Northwestern Switzerland in Basel.

Since December 2020 Mirjam Sendtner has received a scholarship from the Foundation „Melinda Esterházy de Galantha“.