A cellist who loves bringing people together -
be it in her role as a performer, teacher or organiser.
Stefanie Waegner is a German- British cellist who loves bringing people together, be it in her role as a performer, teacher or organiser.
She holds degrees in cello and chamber music performance from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, U.K., and the University for Performing Arts in Graz, Austria. Her musical career as a chamber musician has led her to many corners of the world, including a position as instructor and coordinator of chamber music at the College of Music at Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand for 8 years.
Stefanie enjoys the deep connection that can be built up with audiences and students and is known for her lively delivery of engaging concert introductions and creation of positive learning environments and events.
She has been a member of many chamber music groups, particularly piano trios and string quartets, and is currently collaborating in a variety of duo combinations.
Exploring the solo qualities of her instrument has recently led to an array of appearances in a broad range of venues, expanding into different genres such as Celtic, Tango, Klezmer, Flamenco, Rock and Jazz.
Stefanie has won prizes at chamber music competitions in Austria and Greece, was awarded the title Ambassador of Tango in Thailand by the Argentinian Embassy in Bangkok, and has received both the Talent Prize and the Cultural Prize of the City of Fürth.