violonist, former member of the Alban Berg Quartett

Born in Austria into a family of musicians, Gerhard Schulz studied violin with Franz Samohyl, Sándor Végh and Shmuel Ashkenasi.

Founder of several chamber music groups, including the Salzburg String Trio, the Düsseldorf String Quartet and 1st violin of the Düsseldorf Quartet, Gerhard Schultz was a member of the world famous Alban Berg Quartet with whom he toured worldwide and made several celebrated recordings during 30 years.

In 2008, G. Schulz founds the Waldstein Ensemble (Quartet with piano) ; In 2009, he becomes the Concertmaster of the Copenhaguen Philharmonic Orchestra.

Since 1980, Gerhard Schulz has been teaching violin at the Hochschule für Musik in Vienna and a professor of Chamber Music in Stuttgart ; He teached chamber music at the Cologne Conservatory for almost 20 years.