Devon Rempel - Guitarist

 

Biography

Already at a young age Devon Rempel (*1987), pupil of Willie Wiebe, was awarded first prizes at various music competitions in his native Manitoba, Canada. In 2009 he moved to Germany in order to begin guitar studies at the University of Music and Drama Rostock with Prof. Thomas Offermann, where he graduated with the German degree "Diplom" in May 2014. It is his goal to infect and thrill his audience with passionate Performances of the concert guitar repertoire.

  

Education

2009- 2014

Studies at "The University for Music and Theatre Rostock", (Germany) - Major in guitar with Prof. Thomas Offermann

since 2007 

 

 

 

 

 

Masterclasses with: Roland Dyens, Judicael Perroy, Zoran Dukic, Pia Gazarek-Offermann, Jens Wagner, Thomas Viloteau, `Duo Melis´ - Susana Prieto und Alexis Muzurakis, Hubert Käppel, Fabio Zanon, Joseph Urshalmi, Marcin Dylla, Daniel Bolshoy, Aniello Desiderio, Dale Kavanagh, Wulfin Lieske, Alexander S. Ramirez, John Dearman, Paolo Pegoraro, Pavel Steidl, Petr Saidl, Carlo Domeniconi, Prof. Carlo Marchione, Ophira Zakai, Jorgos Panetsos, Sophia Kalchev, Olaf van Gonissen

2008- 2009 Musical composition lessons with Herbert Pauls
2001- 2009
Guitar lessons with Willie Wiebe
1999- 2001
Guitar lessons with Theodore Konkel
 

Competitions and Awards

since 2013 Scholarship of the manitoba arts council
since 2011
Scholarship holder of the "YEHUDI MENUHIN Live Music Now Rostock e.V." scholarship
06/2011
Intermediate diploma examination was awarded with a grade of A+
2009         
Winnipeg Music Festival "Len Hew" guitar trophy and scholarship
2007
"Associated Manitoba Arts Festivals" scholarship
2006
Winnipeg Music Festival Competition "Manitoba Music Tieachers´ Association" multi-discipline trophy
2006 "David Bellan Memorial" scholarship
2006 "Associated Manitoba Art Festivals" scholarship
2005
Southeastern Manitoba Festival "Three Ways Builders" trophy
2004 "Winnipeg Classical Guitar Society" scholarship
2004 "Associated Manitoba Art Festivals" scholarship
2003
"Southeastern Manitoba Festival Strings" scholarship
2003 Southeastern Manitoba Festival "Three Ways Builders" trophy
2002 Southeastern Manitoba Festival "Most Promising Strings Performer" scholarship

 

Teaching

since 2010 Guitar teacher at "Musikschule am Lindenpark", Rostock (Germany)
since 2010 Guitar teacher at "Neue Musikschule Carl Orff", Rostock (Germany)
2007-2009 Guitar teacher at "Linden Christian School", Winnipeg (Canada)