Alexander Kahl  
Alexander Kahl
  Alexander Kahl was born in 1975 in Hanau and received his first music instruction at the age of 8 with his father Hans-Rudolf Kahl. He later studied at the eisler music academy in Berlin with Michael Sanderling and Josef Schwab. Adding to his music education were master classes with Victoria Yagling, Wolfgang Boettcher and Jens-Peter Maintz and, with his string quartet, lessons with Gernot Süßmuth of the Petersen Quartet, Henry Meyer of the Lasalle Quartet, Christoph Poppen of the Cherubini Quartet and Natalia Prischepenko of the Artemis Quartet.  
  Mr. Kahl is a multiple prizewinner in the Jugend Musiziert competition and has also won second place in the national competition, Junge Ensembles Musizieren in Paderborn in 1994. Two years later, he was awarded a prize for the promotion of culture at the Main-Kinzig region and in 1998, he won the Hanns Eisler prize for interpretation at the music academy in Berlin.  
  Alexander Kahl was principal cellist of the Hessisches Landes-Jugend Orchestra and the Junge Deutsche Philharmonic. After his internship at the Deutsches Symphony Orchestra, he became a regular substitute player there. Later, he also subbed for the Konzerthaus Orchestra and the Radio Sinfonie Orchestra in Frankfurt. He participated in productions with the radio station, Hessischer Rundfunk. The former Sender Freies Berlin station has documented his work as a classical musician.  
  Since 2005, he has been a member of the Konzerthaus Orchestra in Berlin.