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Holistic training at the highest level


at the ACADEMY encompasses


at ACADEMY means


Ulrike Stadler

Artistic Director

Petra Gründl

Organisational Management

Closing concert

Caution: Limited attendance! We kindly ask you to register by sending an email to

Academy 2017

13-19 August 2017

The ACADEMY commences with lunch at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday 13 August, followed by tuition and coaching from 2:00 p.m. We all go our separate ways after breakfast together on Saturday 19 August.


It's your choice: either you enrol just for PERCUSSION (excludes participation in the identity training) or you enrol in addition for IDENTITY and exploit the full benefits of holistic training at the ACADEMY.

  • PERCUSSION €510,00
  • Members of Percussion Creativ receive a discount of €30.00
  • BOARD and LODGING is not included in the ACADEMY fee.

Mansion St. Martin, Styria | Austria

Book your own room at Mansion St. Martin. Breakfast, lunch and dinner (excl. drinks) inclusive. All rooms have en suite shower, WC, hairdryer, TV and free Wi-Fi

Specialist tutors 2017

Tom Greenleaves

Principal Timpanist of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Internationally active as masterclass tutor


Jens Herz

Principal Percussionist in the The Bamberg Symphony, Has performed with Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, the Berliner Philharmoniker, and several RSOs


Thomas Lechner

Percussionist in the Vienna Philharmonic and the Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera, Tutor at the University of Music and the Performing Arts, Graz


Christoph Sietzen

Tutor at the University of Music Vienna, Member of The Wave Quartet, internationally active as masterclass tutor


Guido Marggrander

Percussionist in the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra , Professor at the University of Music, Drama and Media Hanover


Ulrike Stadler

Principal Timpanist of RECREATION, Großes Orchester Graz, Tutor at the University of Music Graz and Joseph-Haydn-Konservatorium Eisenstadt


Kerstin Eibel

Lecturer in mental training at University of Music Graz, Coach for musicians and athletes


Petra Gründl

Workshops for musicians on stress competence, resilience and self-empowerment at the University of Music Graz


Previous tutors


  • Johannes Fischer
  • soloist, Music and Arts Academy Lübeck
  • David Friedman
  • vibraphonist, marimbist, composer and jazz educator
  • Martin Grubinger
  • multi-percussionist
  • Raphael Haeger
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Anton Mittermayr
  • Wiener Philharmoniker, Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna
  • Katarzyna Myćka
  • marimba virtuoso and chamber musician
  • Norbert Rabanser
  • Tyrolean State Conservatory
  • Klaus Schwärzler
  • Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Zurich University of the Arts
  • Emmanuel Séjourné
  • composer, percussionist, head of the percussion at the Conservatoir de Strasbourg
  • Wieland Welzel
  • Berliner Philharmoniker


  • Andor Csonka
  • mental audition training
  • Lilian Genn
  • body work, Franklin method
  • Andrea Latritsch-Karlbauer
  • Stage presence, authentic communication
  • Pat Leonhard
  • my Mozart-Scan
  • Heidemarie Zuder
  • personality training, mentoring


* I would like to apply for the ACADEMY | PERCUSSION MEETS IDENTITY.
I would like to additionally register for IDENTITY.
* I've read and I agree to the terms and conditions.
To finally activate your application please transfer the pre-payment of € 160 to the account of Percussion meets Identity and send your personal and musical cv to office(at)