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Jutta Puchhammer

Université de Montreal (Canada)
Born in Vienna, Jutta Puchhammer is principal viola of the Laval Symphonie Orchestra and full professor for viola and chamber music at the Université de Montreal (Canada). She has toured extensively as a soloist, recitalist, chamber musician and lecturer, giving masterclasses in the most prestiguous schools and summer programmes such as Juilliard, the Curtis Institute, Vienna University of Music and the Heifetz International Music Program. She was the host of the 36th International Viola Congress in Montreal (2006), and is currently Vice President of the International Viola Society. Her interest goes to rediscovering late romantic music written for the viola, many of which she has recorded on CD.
Read the Dutch Viola Society interview with Jutta Puchhammer (2015).