Technique should create itself from spirit not from mechanics.

Franz Liszt to Lina Raman
Gábor Eckhardt

Gábor Eckhardt

Keyboard and Harp Department, School for Exceptional Young Talents

Piano as Main Subject

Born: 1957
 
Academic degree, university position: associate professor, dr. habil.
 
Studies:
1971-1975: Béla Bartók Secondary School of Music – his teacher: Edit Hambalkó
1975-1980: Franz Liszt Academy of Music – professors: Sándor Falvai, György Kurtág
1980-1982: Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory – professor: Dmitry Bashkirov
 
Teaching activities:
Since 1982: He has been teaching piano at the Béla Bartók Secondary School of Music
Since 1991: He has been professional deputy headmaster of the Béla Bartók Secondary School of Music
Since 1991: He has been teaching piano at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music
1983-2003: Collegium Musicum, Pommersfelden, Germany – assistant professor of chamber music
 
Master classes:
Bartók Seminar (Szombathely, Hungary), Music Camp (Balassagyarmat, Hungary), Summer Music Camp (Gödöllő, Hungary)
 
Orchestral memberships:
He is a founding member of the "Intermodulation" Chamber Ensemble, specialized in performing 20th Century and contemporary music.
He is the pianist of Trio d'Echo.
He is an invited artist of the Budapest Festival Orchestra.
 
Awards and honors:
1980: Dohnányi Piano Competition – 1st Prize
1996: Liszt Prize
Artisjus Prize (8 times)
 
Contact: eckhardt.gabor[at]lisztakademia.hu