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Rudi Korp – Trumpet & Brass Ensembles

  • * Teacher at the Brass Academy Alicante

    Born in Innsbruck, Austria, March 1961.

Rudolf Korp began his trumpet studies under his father at the Conservatory of Innsbruck, where he finished with the highest marks and special distinctions.
He continued his studies at the Musikhochschule Wien under Adolf Holler (principal trumpet of the Vienna Philharmonic).

At the age of 17 he won the first prize in the Jugend Musiziert competition with a special prize from the Bruckner Symphony Orchestra.

From 1983 to 1985 was member of the Bühnenorchester at the Vienna Opera. In 1985 he became solo trumpet of the Tonkünstler Orchestra in Vienna.
He has performed as a soloist with the Symphonic Orchestra Innsbruck, Tonkünstler Orchestra Vienna, and Jeunesse Musicale Orchestra in Linz under the direction of Franz Welser-Möst, among others.

Rudolf Korp has performed and recorded under the direction of Herbert von Karajan, Lorin Maazel, Claudio Abbado, Leopold Hager, Maris Janssons, James Levine, and Sir George Solti, among others.

In 1990 he became artistic director of the International Competition for Brass Quintet and Horn Quartet in Gmünd, Austria.
Rudolf Korp is a committed trumpet pedagogue, and has given courses for brass ensembles in Austria, Europe, Asia and South America.

In 1986 Rudolf Korp founded the well-known brass quintet Vienna Brass.
Vienna Brass has successfully given concerts in Europe, Asia and America, recorded CDs, television and film soundtracks, and have given many workshops for Brass.

Rudolph Korp Masterclasses:
Conservatorio de Innsbruck y Conservatorio de Viena .
Universidad de música de Utrecht ( Holanda ).
Universidad Sergio Arboleda (Bogotá- Colombia)

Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo de Barcelona
Conservatorio Superior de Murcia
Orquesta de jovenes de Murcia
Festival Internacional de música de Tarragona
Conservatorio de Girona
Conservatorio de Torrevieja
Cursos en Buenos Aires , Rosario y Santa Fé ( Argentina )
Universidad de música de Beijing ( China )
Cursos en St.Gallen , Zeillern , Pruz, Pöggstall ( Austria )
Curso de la” Academia Internacional de formación orquestal “ en Barcelona  y Concertante Barcelona .

Currently, Rudi Korp teaches at and runs the International Brass Academy Alicante, in Spain.