Alexia Eichhorn


Member of the Competitition Jury


Born in Bamberg, Alexia Eichhorn studied with Valery Gradow at Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts, Ulrike Dierick at the University of Music in Saarbrücken and Alberto Lysy at the International Menuhin Music Academy in Gstaad. As a scholarship recipient she continued her studies with Yfrah Neaman at the Guildhall School in London, where she was awarded the Advanced Certificate.


Alexia Eichhorn has held concertmaster positions with the Stuttgarter Philharmoniker and for many years with the Hofer Symphoniker. Both as a violinist and violist she performs with orchestras in Europe and Asia. As a chamber musician she is a guest in renowned festivals and chamber music series. She has recorded numerous radio broadcasts and CDs, including several world premiere recordings.


In 2016 Alexia received the Kulturpreis of the Roland-Stiftung Mannheim.  Alexia Eichhorn has been given awards from the Bavarian Cultural Foundation, the National German Exchange Programme and the PE Foundation Mannheim.


Since 2004 she has been teaching at the University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar. Alexia is section leader of the Chamber Philharmonic Metamorphosen Berlin, with whom she regularly performs in Elbphilharmonie, Konzerthaus and Philharmonie Berlin and records CDs for Sony Classical. She is violist of the Gropius Quartett.