Saxophonist Philipp A. Stäudlin, a native of Friedrichshafen, Germany has appeared as a soloist with numerous orchestras and ensembles throughout Germany and Switzerland, including the Basel Symphony, the Niederrheinische Synphoniker, and the Bielefeld Orchestra. He has performed recitals as a chamber musician in Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Austria, Sweden, France, Italy, and the USA, as well as performing at major music festivals in Schlesswig-Holstein, and at Gidon Kremer's Lockenhaus Festival. He was invited to be the representative of German musical culture on a visit to South Korea and Mongolia with Bundespresident Roman Herzog. Mr. Stäudlin has won many awards as both a saxophone soloist and chamber musician in contemporary, experimental, and classical music.
As the youngest competitor, Stäudlin won First Prize as well as the Audience Prize in the Gustav Bumcke International Saxophone Competition. As a member of the New Art Saxophone Quartet he has received First Prize in the Chamber Music Competition of the German Music Foundation and the Artist in Residence newcomer's award with German Radio, in which Jessye Norman received the main award. Graduated from Basel Musikhochschule in 1999, Stäudlin received a Soloist Diploma with Honors, having studied with Marcus Weiss and Iwan Roth. Philipp A. Stäudlin is currently funded by a full scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to study with Kenneth Radnofsky on the Artist Diploma Program at Longy School of Music. Mr. Staudlin is the soprano saxophonist of the Radnofsky Quartet.Current CD releases with the New Art Saxophone Quartet on the "ars musici" and " enja" labels