About Andreas

by Diego Restivo

Andreas Mader (1993) grew up in Jochberg – Tyrol and got in touch with music from early childhood on. When he was 8 years old he started to get Saxophone lesson at the music school of Kitzbühel. Later he attended the preliminary study at the Conservatory Tyrol, where the base for his artistic career was laid.

At the same time he could get his first experiences as a Soloist with the chamber orchestra “InnStrumenti” and the Ensemble “Windkraft – Kapelle für Neue Musik”.

Currently he studies at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in the class of Arno Bornkamp, where he also received his bachelor’s degree.

Additionally, Andreas had the possibility to study with Claude Delangle at the CNSM de Paris with the Erasmus exchange-program.

As a soloist he has been in appearance with the Düsseldorfer Sinfoniker, the Kracow Philharmonic Orchestra, the Kammerphilharmonie Graubünden und the Philharmonie Südwestfalen.

In 2015, Andreas won the 3rd prize at the international Aeolus competition in Düsseldorf, in 2016 the 2nd prize at the Sax Fest competition in Andorra and in 2017 the 1st prize at the Bertold Hummel-Competition Würzburg.