Dominik Wollenweber


English Horn at the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Professor at the Hans-Eisler-Musikhochschule in Berlin

AIMS Academy

  • Individual master classes for oboe
  • Audition training
  • Opportunities to perform on stage as a soloist or in chamber groups
  • Selected students will experience the Festival Orchestra 

Dominik Wollenweber, born 1967 in Munich, studied oboe at the Richard Strauss Conservatory in Munich with Simon Dent.

1991-1993 he continued his education as a scholarship holder of the orchestra academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker with Hansjörg Schellenberger. During this time he also appeared as principal oboist in the EU Youth Symphony Orchestra (EUYO) under Claudio Abbado.

In addition to a few smaller prizes, he was awarded the sponsorship prize of the Bavarian Ministry of Culture in 1992. In 1996 he was a prizewinner for oboe at the ARD competition in Munich.

Since 1993 he has been principal cor anglais with the Berliner Philharmoniker.

From 1998 he was woodwind lecturer in the Mahler youth orchestra GMJO for 10 years.

In 2000 Dominik Wollenweber received a guest professorship for oboe at the Hanns-Eisler-Musikhochschule in Berlin. Numerous students from his oboe class play in renowned top orchestras or have won prizes in international competitions.

As part of his orchestral work, he appears in many ensembles as a soloist or as a chamber musician. He is also a member of the “Ensemble Berlin-Prague”.

For many years he has also appeared as a baroque oboist.