Georg Baich
Specialist InCello

Biography

Georg Baich was born 1958 in Graz. There he also started playing the cello at the then Music Academy (now KUG / University of Music Graz) in the gifted class of Hildgund Posch-Schwarz at the age of eight.
After graduating from high school 1977, he continued his studies in the training class of Jannis Chronopoulos and completed this 1982 with the teaching qualification and 1983 with the concert diploma. At the same time he enrolled at the Karl Franzens University in Graz, where he studied Russian interpreting and Slavic studies. He was particularly interested in Balkan studies and music ethnology.

For the years 1983-1985 he received a scholarship to Russia at the Rimskij Korsakov Conservatory, where he found in Emmanuil G. Fischman a personality that had a lasting musical and educational impact on his further education on the violoncello.

Since 1989, Georg Baich teaches at the Vienna Music Schools (Vienna Music School and MUK / MUSIC AND ART Private University of the City of Vienna). At the latter he led a training class for violoncello.
One of his pedagogical focuses he always put on the youth and talent promotion. Of these, a dozen or so prizes have been awarded by his pupils at national and international competitions, such as the "International Viola Cello Competition in Liezen (Austria), David Popper Competition in Hungary, A.Prochazka Competition in Slovakia, J.Mravinskij Competition in St Perersburg / Russia, Antonio Janigro Competition in Croatia and at the "Whithgift International Music Competition" in London (UK).

For more than 20 years, Georg Baich holds master classes in Germany and abroad; among others for more than 10 years at the summer academy "The Fire Of Orpheus" in Bulgaria, of which he is co-founder, as well as at the "Festival Gudaca" in Montenegro.