Detlev Bender
  • Born in Wiesbaden

  • Studied from 1978 to 1987 in
    – Mainz (Diploma in Teaching)
    – Frankfurt (Diploma in Fine Art)
    – Mannheim (Concert Exam)
    – Stuttgart (Chamber Music/Song Accompaniment)
    – Heidelberg (Musical Theory)

  • Exchange semesters in
    Paris and Geneva

  • Master's classes with
    – Alfred Brendel, Freiburg
    – Bruno Leonardo Gelber, Aachen
    – Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, Munich
    – Dinorah Varsi, Karlsruhe
    – Vladimir Ashkenazy, Lucerne
    – Siegfried Mauser/Siegfried Jerusalem,
       Villa Marteau/Lichtenberg

  • Besides his
    widely branched out pedagogic activities as a
    teacher – school of music, private institute,
    international music academy –
    and jury member at competitions, Detlev
    Bender has performed in Europe and the USA.
    His performances are broadcast on radio and
    television, and are available on CD.

  • He focuses in particular
    on the music of the 20th century and the
    style of "Jazz today"

  • His role models
    are Friedrich Gulda and Glenn Gould

  • Member of
    – DTKV, LV Rheinland-Pfalz
    – EPTA, Section Germany
    – JG Heidelberg (Gesellschaft für die Kultur der
       Jahrhundertwende e.V.)