Puschmann Bernd


Bernd Puschmann, was born in 1969 in Bonn, Germany, and began with piano training at the age of 6. Soon he received several awards in youth contests. Even in advance of his studies together with his individual teacher and duo partner he started to record 4-hands piano for a radio station. By reason of their training his specific interest in chamber music was raised which he is dedicated to today.   

He studied piano as well as chamber music at the conservatory of Cologne and Essen taught by Till Engel, Boris Bloch, Andreas Reiner, the Amadeus- and Alban-Berg  Quartet. Additional tutoring he received from Bruno Canino, Klaus Hellwig, Walter Levin and Peter Feuchtwanger.  Participating in the highschool competition at the Folkwang Hochschule he has been awarded during three consecutive years and received the Folkwang Award together with the Trio Rossignol. He was a scholar oft he Foundation „Villa Musica“ in Rheinland-Pfalz and received their sponsorship award.   

Since years now he acts as university lecturer for correpetition at the universities of Cologne, Essen and Mainz. Else he performs as a  chamber musician, correpetitor during masterclasses, orchestral pianist and accompanist during auditions.