BIOGRAPHY

Mathias Wehr (*1984) studierte Klarinette an der Musikhochschule Nürnberg und Blasorchesterleitung an der Universität Augsburg. Mit 23 Jahren gewann er den offiziellen Titel "European Conductor of the Year 2008" bei den 4. European Conductors Championship in Norwegen. Nur ein Jahr später gewann er den Silbernen-Taktstock beim World Music Conductors Contest in Holland. Als Komponist und Chefdirigent verschiedener Orchester gewann Mathias Wehr bereits international zahlreiche Preise. Für sein musikalisches Engagement bekam er die Kulturpreise der Städte Schwabach, Fürth und Forchheim verliehen. Seine Kompositionen werden professionell eingespielt und erscheinen beim Musikverlag Frank in der Schweiz.

Mathias Wehr (*1984) studied clarinet at the Musikhochschule Nürnberg and conducting at the University of Augsburg. At the age of 23 he won the official title "European Conductor of the Year 2008" at the 4th European Conductors Championship in Norway. Only a year later he won the Silver Baton at the World Music Conductors Contest in Holland. As composer and chief conductor of various orchestras, Mathias Wehr has already won numerous international awards. For his musical commitment, he has been awarded the culture prizes of the cities of Schwabach, Fürth and Forchheim. His compositions are recorded professionally and are published by Musikverlag Frank in Switzerland.

Awards & Prizes 

2003     Culture Prize of the City Schwabach for the Clarinet Quartett "Klarinettoso"                                         Germany 

 

2007     1st Prize of the CISM-Competition with "Symphonisches Blasorchester Unterpleichfeld"                    Germany   

2008     1st Prize of the "European Conductors Championship"                                                                              Norway 

2009     2nd Prize of the "World Music Conductors Championship"                                                                        Holland  

2010     1st Prize of the "International Music Festival" with "Symphonisches BLO Unterpleichfeld                    Switzerland

 
2010     Culture Prize of the City Fürth                                                                                                                      Germany 

2011     2nd Prize and Audience-Award for "Infinity" of the "International Composition Contest"                  Germany 

 

2013     1st Prize of the "German Music Festival" with "Bläserphilharmonie Forchheim"                                    Germany 

2015     2nd Prize for "Deep Water Night" of the "Composition Contest NRW"                                                       Germany

 

2016      2nd Prize of the "Flicorno d`Oro" Competition (Superiore) with Bläserphilharmonie Forchheim         Germany 

 

2017     Culture Prize of the City Forchheim                                                                                                             Germany 

2017     1st Prize and Orchestra-Award for "Throne of the North" of the Philharmonic Society Mantzaros Greece

2018     2nd Prize for "Snowflake Lullaby" of the "Composition Contest NRW"                                                     Germany 

2018     3rd Prize of the "German Brass Band Championships" (1. Div.) with Nordbayerische Brass Band       Germany 

2018      
1st Prize of the wind band competition (North Bavaria) with Bläserphilharmonie Forchheim              Germany

2019      
2nd Prize of the 1st German "Brass Band Entertainment Contest" with Nordbayerische Brass Band  Germany 

2019      3rd Prize for "Hyperdrive" of the "International Cory Band Composers Prize"                                         Wales