Hoch Conservatory

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Dr. Hoch's Konservatorium - Musikakademie was founded in Frankfurt am Main on 22 September 1878.wikipedia
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Clara Schumann

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Many distinguished have taught there: in the late 19th century, with such teachers as Clara Schumann on the faculty, the conservatory achieved international renown.
Beginning in 1878, she was an influential piano educator at Dr. Hoch's Konservatorium in Frankfurt, where she attracted international students.

Joseph Hoch

Through the generosity of Frankfurter Joseph Hoch, who bequeathed the Conservatory one million German gold marks in his testament, a school for music and the arts was established for all age groups.
He willed his fortune to the Hoch Conservatory Foundation, founded in 1878 in Frankfurt.

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Today Dr. Hoch's conservatory offers instruction in the Music Education for Youth and Adults (ANE) program, the Elementary Music Department (Basisabteilung), and the Pre-College-Frankfurt (PCF) program, which provides preparation for future studies at a Hochschule or conservatory.

Mátyás Seiber

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In the 1920s, under director Bernhard Sekles, the conservatory was far ahead of its time: Sekles initiated the world's first Jazz Studies (directed by Mátyás Seiber) and in 1931 the Elementary Music Department.
In 1928 he became director of the jazz department at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt, which offered the first academic jazz courses anywhere.

Frank Stähle

Frank Stähle (12 July 1942 – 10 December 2015) was a German musician, a chorale conductor and the director of Dr. Hoch's Konservatorium in Frankfurt from 1979 to 2007.

Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts

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The Hoch Conservatory flourished and had a worldwide reputation in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Joachim Raff

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Instrumental to the foundation, prosperity and success of the conservatory was its director Joachim Raff who did most of the work including setting the entire curriculum and hiring all its faculty.
From 1878 he was the first Director of, and a teacher at, the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt.

Walther Davisson

He studied in Frankfurt at the Hoch Conservatory from 1900 to 1906 with Johann Naret-Koning and Adolf Rebner, in whose string quartet he played second violin from 1906 to 1913.

Waldemar von Baußnern

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From 1916 to 1923 he served as director of the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt am Main.

Bernhard Sekles

In the 1920s, under director Bernhard Sekles, the conservatory was far ahead of its time: Sekles initiated the world's first Jazz Studies (directed by Mátyás Seiber) and in 1931 the Elementary Music Department.
In 1896 he became a teacher at the Hoch'sche Konservatorium in Frankfurt am Main; here he started the first jazz class anywhere in 1928.

Erich Flinsch

Born in Frankfurt am Main, between 1954 and 1958, Flinsch was the successor of Walther Davisson (1885-1973) one of the three board members of the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts and of the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt am Main, together with Gustav Lenzewski (1896–1988) and Helmut Walcha (1907–1991).

Hans Pfitzner

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From 1886 to 1890 he studied composition with Iwan Knorr and piano with James Kwast at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt.

Percy Grainger

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Grainger left Australia at the age of 13 to attend the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt.

Anton Urspruch

In 1878 he was appointed one of the first teachers at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt when it opened there, teaching piano and composition and had friendly communication with Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms.

James Kwast

He settled in Germany in 1883, initially as a teacher at the Cologne Conservatory, and later at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt and the Klindworth-Scharwenka (1903–06) and Stern conservatories in Berlin.

Carl Friedberg

Friedberg studied piano with James Kwast and with Clara Schumann at the Hoch Conservatory, Frankfurt.

Hugo Heermann

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From 1864 he lived in Frankfurt am Main, where he taught violin from 1878 to 1904 at the Hoch Conservatory.

Frankfurt Group

The Frankfurt Group, also called the Frankfurt Gang or the Frankfurt Five, was a group of English-speaking composers and friends who studied composition under Iwan Knorr at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt am Main in the late 1890s.

Cyril Scott

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He showed a talent for music from an early age and was sent to the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt, Germany to study piano in 1892 at age 12.

Carl Heymann

He succeeded to in teaching at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt am Main from 1879 to 1880.

Engelbert Humperdinck (composer)

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He was appointed professor at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt in 1890 and also teacher of harmony at Julius Stockhausen's Vocal School.

Edward MacDowell

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After two years of studies under Antoine Marmontel and being at the top of his class, he continued his education at Dr. Hoch's Conservatory in Frankfurt, Germany, where he studied piano with Carl Heymann and composition with Joachim Raff.

Norman O'Neill

He studied in London with Arthur Somervell and with Iwan Knorr at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt from 1893 to 1897.