NRW – International Piano Festival and Competition 04-11.03.2018

Master classes: 4-8 March • Competition 1 and 2 group: 9-11 March • 3 group: 8-11 March


Pedro Obiera

Pedro Obiera, a music journalist who was born 1951 in Duisburg. He studied musicology and German studies at the University of Cologne, Music for Teachers at the Cologne University of Music with mayor in Violoncello (professor: Prof. Siegfried Palm).

He has already written reviews and essays for different Media Groups and News Papers such as: WAZ- Media group, Neue Osnabrucker Zeitung, Aachener Nachrichten, Westfalischer Anzeiger etc. Besides, he was already a jury member in competitions at the Folkwang University of Arts and “youth plays a musical instrument”.

Additionally, he is working in the field of press relations for the Oskar-Kohler- foundation Duisburg and music prize of the city of Duisburg. He is also involved in educational music activities in secondary schools as well at municipal and religious institutions.