Elmar Hoenig



Elmar Hoenig was born in 1966 in Coblenz and received his first clarinet instructions at age 10. He studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln with Prof. Franz Klein and Armin Ziegler and concluded his artistic studies with a concert examination and his studies in instrumental pedagogy with honors.


Master workshops and chamber music courses in Hamm / Westfalen, in Weikersheim and in Szombathely / Hungary gave him important impulses in regard to his activities as a teacher. During his studies he played in the Südwest-Rundfunkorchester Baden-Baden, in Freiburg, in the Städtischen Orchester Trier and in the Orchester der Beethoven-Halle in Bonn.


He is clarinetist with the Hamburger Sinfonikern and teaches at the International College of Music Hamburg since 2014. Since 2022 he is also a Kalaidos accredited teacher at ICoM.