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Manhattan School of Music, Master of music in Jazz / Performance / Composition. Studied with Harold Danko, John Hicks, Richie Beirach and Ludmilla Uhlela (composition)

Hochschule für Music, Stuttgart.
Studied classical violin with Prof. Voss (Melos Quartet) and Jazz piano with Paul Schwarz. Graduated in Performance and Education.

School of Music, Vienna
Studied classical violin with Prof. Zwiauer, first chair of the Vienna Symphonics.


The Composer:

Gregor Huebner - composer

Mai 2012
CUBAN BLUES, the new CD by Salsafuerte released on  Edel Records features compositions by G.Huebner a.o..

April 2012 premier of "Colors of the east" for string quintet and accordion, commissioned by Tribeka New Music , New York for the TNM Festival 2012.

März 2012
US premiere of Huebner's Violinkonzert Nr.2 and Ground Zero for violin and orchestra with the Nova Philharmonic Orchestra in der Good Shepherd Church New York.

Januar 2012
ELLEGUA'S MIND, commissioned for a production of the SWR Radio BigBand for the 60 year anniversary of the state Baden Württemberg Jubilaeum.

Januar 2011
EL VIOLIN LATINO released on the Peregrina label  with compositions by Gregor Huebner next to well known Cuban, Brazilian and Argentinian compositions.

In the 2010/2011 concert season Cuban Impreeions was played by the New York based contemporary music group Face The Music including a performance at the ASCAP concert music awards.

September 2010 premier of "De Profundis für  Schumann" for choir, orchestra and 7 soloists, commissioned by the International Bachakademy in Stuttgart for the Musikfest 2010.

Mai 2010
The CD RACING MIND  released on Neuklang features Gregor Huebner's compositions: Cello Concerto, Violin Concerto Nr.2, Cuban Impressions und Capriccio.. This compositions are published by Enja Musikverlag.

March 2010                 
Premiere of "Drums and Dance" commissioned by Grand Theater Luxemburg and Theater Esch.

November 2009           
Premiere of "Streichquintett Nr1 op35" with the Sirius String Quartet and Ken Filiano on bass in a concert at Salon Harlem in New York

September 2009                
Score for the movie "Bergwehen"  in cooperation with Gerd Baumann for the German ZDF Channel

June 2009                    
Book release "Ich habe die Geige klingen sehen" by Eric Carle including Gregor Hübner,s Komposition "I see a song" on

Mai 2009                                                                                                                               Latin Violin, African Portraits and Conga Concerto published by Norsk Music Vorlag in Norway

February 2009
Premier: Sirius String Quartet meets Isabel Gotzkowski and Friends, performing Gregor Huebner's Stringquartet #2 op8

January 2009
Concert at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh: Sirius String Quartet  playing the Strinquartet #3 op27 composed by Gregor Huebner

November 2008
Premier of the “Double concerto for saxophon, violine and orchestra” a commission of the town Rutesheim.

October 2008
Premier of the “Cello concerto Nr.1” for violoncello and orchestra at the state academie of music Ochsenhausn.

November 2007
Premier of “Buxtehude 21” at the Buxtehude festival in Lübeck and “Mayim” for 10 Musicians and 33 dancers at the Stadtheater Fürth

October 2007
Premier of “New York, string quartet #3” and “Cuban Impressions” for string quartet and string orchestra

Märch 2007
Release of the CD “FigureJazz” on Niveau Records with works for choir by Poulenc and Huebner
February 2006
Premier of “Trazzom” for 2 violins, 2 pianos, violoncello and doublebass

December 2005
Premier of “African Visions” for string quintet and basson at the Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York

October 2005
USA Premier “Verlorene Worte-Gefundener Klang” at the German Consulate in New York. Premier of “I see a song” for violin solo commissioned by the state library of Baden Württemberg.

September 2005
Premier of “Bach 21” for Orchestra, 5singers, cello, violin and sopranosax at the European Musicfestival.
Premier of “Salve Regina” for choir and organ at the state academie of music Ochsenhausen.

July 2005 - 2007
Composer in residence at the “state academie of music Ochsenhausen” for one year.

July 2004
Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele “Le miroir d’un moment“ with the Chamber Choir of the state Baden-Württemberg, conducted by Dieter Kurz.

April 2004
Pittsburgh Premiere of "New York Stories“ with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lucas Richman and Andrés Cárdenes.

February 2004
Premiere of the composition “5 Latin pieces for piano” performed by Peter von Wienhardt as part of the concert series in the city of Kleve.

November 2003
Première of “Le miroir d’un moment“ with the Chamber Choir of the state Baden-Württemberg, conducted by Dieter Kurz.

December 2002
Première of “African Portraits", a commissioned work by the city Stuttgart, with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra conducted by Bernd Ruf.

September 2002
Première of “Latin Suite" op. 12 for Marimba, Horn and Strings with Katarzyna Mycka (Marimba), Darius Mikulski (Horn)and the Lotus string quartet.

July 2002
Première of "Concerto for Zbiggy" op. 10 for Solo violin and string orchestra with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra and Gregor Hübner (violin).

November 2001
Première of the string quartet "Verlorene Worte – Gefundener Klang" with the German American Chamber Ensemble.

June 2001
Première of the second version of "Russian Sketches" with the Heilbronn Chamber Orchestra.

March 2001
Première of his composition "Concerto for Conga solo, Piano, Marimba, Timpani and String Orchestra" by the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra at the Liederhalle Stuttgart

June 2000
USA Première of "In Memoriam Bela", "New York Stories" and "Russian Sketches" at the Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival in New York, featuring Joe Lovano and Richie Beirach.

March 2000
Première of "Russian Sketches" a composition for the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra.

In 1997 and 1998 recording of two original compositions (New York Stories and In Memoriam Bela) and release on the CD "New York Stories" featuring Philharmonia Virtruosi. Premier of this program in the Liederhalle Stuttgart with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra conducted by Bernd Ruf.

Première of "Hymnus für Klavier" with Peter Winhardt played in the german consulate in New York.

Première of the composition "New York Stories" in Ravensburg.
Several concerts in Frankfurt and Detmold.

Première of "Movement for piano, bass and string quartet" and “Thema und Variationen für Violine Solo" at the Manhattan School of Music.


The Violinist:

Gregor Huebner - Violinist

July 2012
Salsafuerte at the Jazz Open Stuttgart

April 2012
Theaterhaus Jazz Festival Stuttgart with Sirius Quartet, Uri Caine and Richie Beirach.

Decemper 2011
Last concerts of the music comedy group Tango Five after 26 years of performing all over the world.

October 2011
The Sirius Quartet on tour in Taiwan and Malaysia.
Concert at the Taichung Jazzfestival for 25000 people.

January 2011
New CD, El Violin Latino on Peregrina Records features Gregor Huebner as a soloist. This CD was #3 on the best Latin Jazz CD 2011 of WBGO New York.

April 2010
New CD, Racing Mind on Neuklang features G. Huebner as soloist and composer.

April 2009                    
New York Lounge premiered at the Easter Jazz Festival of the Theaterhaus in Stuttgart Germany

April 2009               
Premiere of  "Leichtes Spiel" written by Botho Strauss at the Tate Theater of Bavaria, the  Residenztheater in Munich

November 2008               
New York Lounge CD release   

August 2008 - 2012
One week engagements with the Richie Beirach Quintet at Birdland New York, feat: Randy Brecker, Gregor Huebner, George Mraz und Billy Hart.

February 2008
CD Release concert with the NY-NRG Quartet at jazz club Birdland in New York.

Jauary 2007
Recordings with Joe Zawinul and the Absolut Ensemble

December 2005
Soloist at the premier of “African Visions” for string quintet and basson with John Patitucci and Martin Kuuskmann at the Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York.

Presentation of Round about Frederico Mompou” at the 50 years celebration of the Goethe Institut in Barcelona.

September 2005
Soloist at the European Musicfestival of the International Bachakademie Stuttgart
Release of “Lonely House” a CD with Kurt Weill’s music on Laika Records.

February 2005
Premier of “Lonely House” ,the music of Kurt Weill, a production by the State Theater of Fürth.

October 2004
Presentation of the new CD “europic music” by the ensemble Tango Five and the label Peregrina Music

2004, 2000 and 1992
Concerts at the Olympic Games in Athens, the World Fair in Hannover and Sevilla with the Ensemble Tango Five.

Performances at the Theaterhaus Jazz Festival Stuttgart, Philharmony Berlin, Lake George Jazzfestival NY State, Frauenkirche in Dresden, The Kurt Weil Festival in Dessau, Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele and the American Composers Association Festival in New York.

December 2003
Concert at the Opera of Mannheim with the trio Beirach / Hübner / Mraz.

July 2003
Concert during the International Church Music Festival in Schwäbisch Gmünd and the Stuttgart Jazz open with the trio Beirach / Hübner / Mraz.

May 2003
Concert at the Bachfest Leipzig by the trio Beirach / Hübner / Mraz.

March 2003
Release oft the recording "Round about Monteverdi" with the trio Beirach / Hübner / Mraz by the label ACT.

September 2002
Opening at the "Leipziger Jazztage" with Adam Nussbaum, Richie Beirach and George Mraz.

August 2002
Release of the recording "Amando á Buenos Aires" with Tango Five, Raul Jaurena (Bandoneon) and Marga Mitchell (voice) by the label Peregrina Music. Presentation at the Varieté in Stuttgart.

July 2002
Soloist by the Première of "Concerto for Zbiggy" for Solo violin and string quartet with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra.

July 2002
Stuttgart Jazz open, concerts with Randy Brecker, Charlie Mariano, Richie Beirach, Jens Thomas and Christof Lauer at the Liederhalle Stuttgart.

June 2002
Release of the recording "Elegie" with Paul Schwarz (Piano) und Gregor Hübner (Violine) by dml-records.

September 2001
Promotion tour for the release of the recording "Round About Frederik Mompou" by the trio Beirach/Huebner/Mraz with concerts at the WDR in Cologne, the "Porgy and Bess" in Vienna and the Kork Festival in Ireland.

June / July 2001
Concerts with Richie Beirach, George Mraz and Charly Mariano at the "Mittelrheinische Musik Momente", the "Dresden Music Festival" and the "Montreux Jazz Festival".

2001,1998,1996 und 1995
Tour in Europe with the Gregor Hübner quintet. Members: Andi Maile, Holger Nell, Harvie Swartz and Tim Hagan. Selected concerts recorded by the German Radio.

December 2000
Publication of the second recording "Januschke´s Time" by the Gregor Hübner quintet, recorded by the label Satin Doll.

June 2000
Concerts with the trio Charlie Mariano / Richie Beirach /Gregor Hübner in Germany.

May 2000
Presentation of the recording "Round About Bartok" (ACT) with the trio Beirach / Hübner / Mraz. Following Tour

Summer 1999
Concerts at the Theaterhaus Jazzfestival and the Stuttgart Jazz open.

October 1999
O’Porto Jazzfestival Portugal.

Duo Tournee in Japan to present the recording "New York Rhapsody" (Tokuma/Japan).

Concerts with Tango Five and the Bandoneon Player Raul Jaurena at the Tango Festivals in Montevideo Uruquay and Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Concerts at the JVC Jazz Festival in New York and the Stuttgart Jazz open.

Soloist with the Tango Ensemble "New York Buenos Aires Connection" and the "Hollywood Bowl Orchestra" at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.

May 1997
Release of "Panonien", Gregor Hübner´s first quintet recording, in Germany (Satin Doll)
It also had its release in the USA by/at the label Jazz heads records.

Since 1996
Member of the Cheranga Band "Los Jovenes del Barrio" an the Latin Jazz Band "Eye Contact".

1996 und 1991
Concert with the Oberschwäbisches Chamber Orchestra and Südhessische Chamber philharmonics, performing Vivaldi "Four Seasons".

Since 1995
Member of the "Philharmonia Virtuosi", the Chamber Orchestra of the Metropolitan Museum. In 1997 and 1998 recorded two original compositions (New York Stories and In Memoriam Bela) and release on the CD "New York Stories" featuring Philharmonia Virtruosi. Premier of this program in the Liederhalle Stuttgart with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra conducted by Bernd Ruf. Columbia and Mexico tour in 1995 with Philharmonia Virtuosi, 1996 Hawaii and Japan.

Concert with the Orchestra of the School of Music in Stuttgart, performing P. Sarasate "Zigeunerweisen".

Southeast Asia Tour with the Youth jazz orchestra of the State Baden Württemberg.

Soloist with the Concert for Violin in E-major by J.S.. Bach accompanied by the Chamber Orchestra Oberschwaben.

Since 1985
Member of the ensemble Tango Five


Master classes and Positions:

Teaching position for composition at the Musikhochschule in Munich
Teaching position for improvisation for string players at the Musikhochschule in Lübeck

Master classes at the music universtities in Lübeck, Hannover, Stuttgart as well as at Manhattan School of Music in New York.

Master classes at the “Landesakademie Ochsenhausen” and the “Konstanz Summer Workshops”

American Composers Orchestra Workshop in New York and workshop “Improvisation for strings at the “Hochschule fur Music” in Stuttgart

Workshop at the School of Music in Bremen, Teacher at the Summer workshop in Konstanz.

Summer workshop in Konstanz, workshop at the School of Music in Bremen and workshop at the Manhattan School of Music

workshops at the New School in New York, the Schools of Music in Bremen, Hannover, Essen, Leipzig and Stuttgart.

workshops at the School of Music in Dresden, Kologne, Hannover u.s.w.

Summer 1998
at the Hochschule in Hamburg and Hanover

Fall 1997
at the Manhattan School of Music in New York.

Spring 1997
at the Konservatorium in Lausanne and at the Hans Eisler School in Berlin.

From 1992-94
teaching position as a tutor at the School of Music in Stuttgart.



Cello concert No.1 op 31
Cuban Impressions op 28 for String quartet and String orchestra
Violinconcert No. 2 op 22
Capriccio op 26 for violin and chamber orchestra.
Published by: Enja Music Publishing

Conga Concerto op6a + op6b
Latin Suite op.12    
African Portraits op.13
Published by: Norsk Musikforlag            

Exercises Etudes and concert pieces: A creative guide for the contemporary improvising violinist.
Advanced Music

Coeditor at the publishing house "Advanced Music":
Title: "The Music of Richie Beirach – Volume one"

The European Real Book
Chuck Sher Music (composition: 910 Columbus Avenue)


Scholarships and Awards:

2011 Best Latin Jazz CD #3 2011 WBGO for "El Violin Latino"

2011                                                                                                                                  German TV Award Nomination for "Die Hebamme"

2010                                                                                                                                           Festival Zoom 2010 (Igualada/Spanien)
 „Official Jury Awards“ for "Die Hebamme"

2008                                                                                                                                             Cultural Award of the Sudeten Germans 2008  

Latin-Grammy-Nominiation in the Category "Best Latin Jazz Album".

Scholarship of the Foundation for arts of the State Baden-Württemberg.

Jazz award of the State Baden Württemberg.

"President’s Award" of the Manhattan School of Music.

Scholarship of the Foundation for Music of the State of Baden Württemberg.

Award of the counties of Ravensburg and Weingarten.

culture award of the State Baden-Württemberg.

1.Youth-Jazzaward 1989 with the group Bel Art Trio.