Stephan KLINDA

klindaBorn in Gran in Hungary in 1930, Stephan Klinda has a formation of choirmaster, organist (Prof Pécsi) and conducting in Budapest and Vienna, and composer (Rezsö Kokay Ferenc Farkas).

From 1960 to 1963 he studied at the Vienna Academy of Music, in orchestral conducting (Prof. Swarowsky).

He has given concerts in Austria and Europe several times been a soloist at the Salzburg Festival, and o. HS professor at MHS Mozarteum of Salzburg for organ classes.

Jury at prestigious organ competitions (Member of the Jury Grand Prix de Chartres 1978), founder and artistic director of the international week of the organ in Salzburg, he founded the chamber orchestra “I Solisti da Chiesa”.

Prizes and competitions : 1958, international prices at the organ competition “Prague Spring”, and contest Bach of Gand. In 1963 he was appointed professor at the Mozarteum.