Finest German musicians take audience on a musical journey

MAGNETIC performances by world-class musicians Andreas Martin Hofmeir and Barbara Schemeiz from Germany mesmerized the audience during a concert, “European Journey” at SEGi College Subang Jaya (SCSJ) on Jan 14.

Andreas is an outstanding German tuba player-cum- professor while Barbara Schemeiz is an experienced German pianist, vocalist and keyboardist.

The duo took the audience on a musical journey across Europe as the musical smorgasbord stretched from different eras and composers including Albinoni and Bazzini, Daquin and Duda, Gade and Grieg, Mascagni and Rachmaninov, as well as Vaughan Williams and Vivaldi.

The finest musicians wowed the crowd with dazzling techniques and impressive interpretations. Among those who were present included the Director of Goethe Institut

Malaysia, Dr Stehle Rolf, Deputy Head of Mission from German Embassy, Carsten Fischer, other talented musicians and students.

The concert ended on a high note with thunderous applause for encores. Smiles were plastered across the faces of concert-goers at the end of the show and they left with the duo’s CD album.

Audiences gave the thumbs up to the concert and left reviews including fantastic performance, one of the greatest performances I’ve ever attended, and superb technique. The two-hour concert was presented by SCSJ, with support from the Society of Malaysian Contemporary Composers as well as Goethe-Institut Malaysia.

SEGi College Subang Jaya offers a Diploma in Music in its campus. Students will be able to explore different genres, areas of contemporary music theory, composition and performance throughout their studies. For more info, visit music