Stefan Berghammer studied piano, trombone, vocal pedagogics and
secondary school music teaching, gaining a first-class
honours degree at the University Mozarteum in Salzburg.
1998 he received a Master of Music Degree in Vocal
Performance at the Royal Academy of Music in London.
has since studied with
Karl-Heinz Jarius in Frankfurt, Paula de Wit in Amsterdam,
Barbara Pearson in The Hague, Ron Murdock in Amsterdam,
Cathy Pope in London and Maestro David Jones in New York.
Stefan also had coaching with Alberto
ter Doest learning the Estill Voice Training
in order to enlarge his teaching
He has followed masterclasses with John Mark Ainsley, Franzisco Araiza,
Robert Tear, Nicolai Gedda, Diane Forlano, Barbara Bonney,
Wolfgang Holzmair, Nigel Rogers, Kurt Widmer, Jessica
Cash, Phillip Langridge and Paul Esswood (Baroque).
the Elena Gerhardt Lieder Prize in London and was prize winner at
Croft Original Trophy for Early Music". He was also a
finalist at the Flora Nielsen Prize for
English, French and German Lieder at the Royal Academy of
Music and a prize winner at the St. John Festival Choir
Oratorio Singing Competition in London.
Stefan Berghammer has collaborated in his beginning with the ensembles Les solistes
de Lyon, Basler Madrigalisten, Schweizer Kammerchor, Collegium Vocale of the
Salzburger Bachgesellschaft, Salzburger
Vokalsolisten, Studio Vocale Karlsruhe, Keplerconsort Linz,
the English Brandenburg Ensemble, the Egidius Quartet, and
with the solo ensemble of De Nederlandse Bachvereniging,
Capella Figuralis. In London he held
the post of tenor in the professional vocal quartet at St.
Steven’s Church (Gloucester Road) and was a deputy for
Ealing Abbey Cathedral Choir and for the Choirs of St.
Michael’s Cornhill and The Grosvenor Chapel. He also
made a very successful appearance in the Young Artists
Showcase on BBC Radio 3.
Since the year 2000 he has
been a permanent member of the renowned Nederlands
Kamerkoor. He also works regularly with the
internationally famous Huelgas Ensemble (Paul van Nevel),
specialised in Renaissance music, with whom he performs at
many international music festivals.
Berghammer is a sought after soloist in the oratorios and cantatas