Prof. Friedemann Eichhorn teaches as a professor at the University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar and directs the study programmes of the Kronberg Academy.
His students play with the Berliner Philharmoniker, in various radio orchestras and renowned opera orchestras. Several of his graduates teach as professors and lecturers at conservatories. As a soloist and chamber musician, Prof. Friedemann Eichhorn has worked with Gidon Kremer, Yehudi Menuhin, Yuri Bashmet, Fazil Say and Christoph Eschenbach. He has recorded over 30 CDs, including the first recording of Pierre Rode’s 13 violin concertos. Eichhorn edits sheet music for the Henle and Schott publishing houses and publishes articles for encyclopaedias and journals. He studied violin with Valery Gradow in Mannheim, with Alberto Lysy at the Menuhin Academy in Gstaad and with Margaret Pardee at the Juilliard School in New York. In 2002 he received a doctorate in musicology from the University of Mainz. He is a jury member of numerous international violin competitions and directs the Louis Spohr Competition for Young Violinists in Weimar.