Roswitha Bruggaier (*1962)

After studying music education, Roswitha Bruggaier pursued her artistic training by majoring in violoncello at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt am Main, where she studied with Professors Jörg Wiederhold and Gerhard Mantel.

Roswitha Bruggaier furthered her training by attending master classes for violoncello, Baroque cello and viola da gamba with Anner Bylsma, Jaap ter Linden and others. She plays the Baroque cello and gamba in the ensemble Le goût étranger. A teacher at the Dr. Hoch's Konservatorium Frankfurt am Main since 1989, she founded the ensemble Dr. Hoch's Philharmonische Cellisten in 1996. Consisting of her students, this group comprises up to 22 children, youths and adults. She also edited a collection of Christmas carols for four celli, published in 1998 in Frankfurt am Main. In addition to her busy teaching career, Roswitha Bruggaier concertizes extensively, also appearing as a choral director.