Karl Kaiser

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Karl Kaiser studied flute, transverse flute and musicology at the music conservatories in Cologne and Münster. He has gone on to perform as a soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician in the field of historically-informed performance practice, and has established himself as an outstanding teacher. He has made numerous CDs. Kaiser has been a member and soloist of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra for many years, and has been flutist of Camerata Köln for 30 years. Karl Kaiser is a founding member of the orchestra La Stagione Frankfurt, and flutist in the Ardinghello Ensemble for romantic chamber music. He is Professor of Transverse Flute at Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts and the Freiburg Musikhochschule. 2010 saw the publication of his book “Basiswissen Barockmusik”, followed by his “Principes de la flûte” on Jacques Hotteterre’s theories at the beginning of 2014.