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Uwe Grodd

Professor Uwe Grodd has been the orchestra�s Music Director since its foundation. Two orchestras � the Howick Orchestra and the Howick-Pakuranga Youth Orchestra � were forerunners to the Manukau Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra provides a unique opportunity for youth and community musicians to work along side and receive mentoring from professional players. Uwe Grodd�s contributions to classical music have brought him international acclaim as flautist, conductor, editor and teacher. He has made world premi�re recordings of more than 80 works of 18th and early 19th century music. Grodd gained worldwide attention as conductor and musicologist when awarded First Prize at the Cannes Classical Awards 2000 for Best 18th Century Orchestral Recording for his CD of Va?hal Symphonies, and twice earned Gramophone magazine�s Editor�s Choice, as well as the International Record Review Outstanding industry award. A graduate of Mainz University (Germany) Grodd has studied with Andr� Jaunet, Robert Aitken and Maestro Sergio Celibidache. He is now Professor Emeritus of the University of Auckland (New Zealand) and his students� international performances and prizes are testament to his success as teacher. In 2008 he was invited to become Music Director of the Auckland Choral Society and has been Music Director of the Manukau Symphony Orchestra since its inception in 1993. In 2017 he took up the role of Music Director for the Remuera Music Academy and Albany School of Music. His editions of music by Va?hal, Hummel, Beethoven and Ries, published by Artaria Editions, are increasingly in demand. Professor Uwe Grodd has been the orchestra�s Music Director since its foundation. Two orchestras � the Howick Orchestra and the Howick-Pakuranga Youth Orchestra � were forerunners to the Manukau Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra provides a unique opportunity for youth and community musicians to work along side and receive mentoring from professional players. Uwe Grodd�s contributions to classical music have brought him international acclaim as flautist, conductor, editor and teacher. He has made world premi�re recordings of more than 80 works of 18th and early 19th century music. Grodd gained worldwide attention as conductor and musicologist when awarded First Prize at the Cannes Classical Awards 2000 for Best 18th Century Orchestral Recording for his CD of Va?hal Symphonies, and twice earned Gramophone magazine�s Editor�s Choice, as well as the International Record Review Outstanding industry award. A graduate of Mainz University (Germany) Grodd has studied with Andr� Jaunet, Robert Aitken and Maestro Sergio Celibidache. He is now Professor Emeritus of the University of Auckland (New Zealand) and his students� international performances and prizes are testament to his success as teacher. In 2008 he was invited to become Music Director of the Auckland Choral Society and has been Music Director of the Manukau Symphony Orchestra since its inception in 1993. In 2017 he took up the role of Music Director for the Remuera Music Academy and Albany School of Music. His editions of music by Va?hal, Hummel, Beethoven and Ries, published by Artaria Editions, are increasingly in demand.

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Uwe Grodd
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