Alexander Gebert, cello
Alexander Gebert was born in 1977 in Warsaw into a family of musicians who emigrated to Finland 1980. At age five he began his cello studies at the Conservatory in Turku later studying at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, the Chopin Academy in Warsaw, Conservatoire de Paris and at the Stuttgart Music Academy with Natalia Gutman.
Alexander Gebert won his first international cello competition at sixteen, and he has been a top prize winner in the Warsaw Lutoslawski Competition, Antonio Janigro Competition in Zagreb, at the International Competition in Geneva, and the concorso Valentino Bucchi in Rome. Alexander Gebert has perfomerd worldwide as a soloist and chamber musician at a number of renowned music festivals
From 2005-2012 Alexander Gebert was cellist for more than 100 performances with the internationally acclaimed Altenberg trio in residence at the Musikverein of Vienna. Alexander Gebert regularly gives master classes throughout Europe, Asia, Russia and the USA. In 2010 he was appointed professor and artist pro rektor at The Hochschule fûr Musik in Detmold.