Anja Günther (D; clarinet, elementary music pedagogy)
is one of the most important young clarinet players on the German klezmer scene. She first came into contact with klezmer music when she was 10 years old, and her passion continues to this day. Anja Günther studied primary school musical education and classical clarinet at the conservatory in Würzburg. She was awarded a one-year stipend to study at the conservatory in Stockholm in 2014/15.
Sie is a popular teacher at festivals, for instance at KlezWest in the Eifel region of Germany and for the AMH. She has been teaching clarinet and music for young children at the Dekanatsmusikschule in Würzburg since September 2012.
She plays clarinet in the well-known klezmer band “Sher on a Shier,” which was invited by the radio stations BR and WDR to play at the EuroRadio-Folkfestival 2015 in Krakow. Anja Günther lives in Würzburg.
Photo: Manu Miethe