German violinist Corinna Hentschel graduated in 2016 with a Master degree in Chamber Music Violin from "Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock", Germany in the class of Holger Wangerin. She also holds a Performance Diplom, as well as an Educational Diplom from the same school.
Her love of chamber and contemporary music encouraged her to form the Duo „HENTSCHEL-Sisters“ with her sister Simone, who plays percussion. Together, they have played at festivals in Germany, Netherlands and Slovenia. She has also founded Duo Asteria with her colleague, the Italien pianist Giulio Poggia. They perform regularly in the UK and Germany. Since 2015 cellist Derek Aviss OBE has been working with the Duo. They are also part of a ChamberStudio study scheme and work with Richard Ireland and Alasdair Beatson.
Corinna played with Gilad Atzmon&The Orient House Ensemble and playes in different orchestras including the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra.
She has performed in Germany, Europe and USA as a soloist, chamber musician and as a member of different orchestras. Since a very young age Corinna participated and numerous masterclasses in Europe and had lessons with Ida Bieler, Ariadne Daskalakis, Leonid Gorokhov, Henri Sigfridsson, Anthony Spiri, Dirk Mommertz (Auryn Quartett), Tasmin Little, Prof. Peter Sadlo, Sophia Jaffé, Livius Casleanu, Susan Döhring, Rivka Golani, Kazuki Sawa and many more.
Corinna has won the „Hans Kauffmann Foundation“ special price for chamber music (trio) in the Jeunesse Musicale international competition of ostracised music in 2010. She is also a scholarship holder of the „Yehudi Menuhin – Live Music Now“ foundation and the Lions Club, Germany.
Corinna was granted an Erasmus Scholarship for 2014-15 for MMus Performance studies with Ofer Falk at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London and has received the MMus degree. She was the leader of the Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra and performed as a soloist at the London Handel Festival 2015.