Ludwig Treviranus


Music Performance Fellow 2021 - Piano

Music Programme
School of Arts

Wellington-born Ludwig Treviranus is of Samoan/German heritage and teaches piano at the University of Waikato.

He holds a Doctorate of Music from Florida State University where he studied under Prof. Read Gainsford. In the USA, he was a finalist for the Beethoven International Piano Sonata Competition in Memphis, Tennessee (2009) as well as the Florida State Music School Chopin Competition (2010). Before his studies in Florida, Ludwig held a scholarship as a Maori/Pacific Island scholar to complete his Master's degree at the University of Auckland under Dr Rae de Lisle.

Ludwig has presented recitals around New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, Tonga, Florida, and has appeared with Hutt Valley Symphony, Wellington Youth, and Taranaki Symphony Orchestras. His other collaborations include performing with NZ School of Dance and Sol3Mio. In June 2021, Ludwig recorded his compositions '12 Fantasy-Etudes' which will be published later in the year along with '12 Urban-Etudes' and '4 Seasons'.

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