Clara Jäckle

Clara Jäckle was born in Herdecke in 1997 and received her first violin lessons from her mother Stella Jäckle at the age of five. In the course of her musical education, she won numerous prizes at state and national level at the "Jugend musiziert" competition, including a sponsorship prize in the violin solo category in 2013.
In 2011, Clara began her studies as a young student in the class of Nikolai Mintchev at the Folkwang University of Arts Essen. During her time at school, she also gained a lot of orchestral experience and was concertmaster in the North Rhine-Westphalia State Youth Orchestra in 2014/2015. After graduating from high school, she began her bachelor's studies with Prof. Zgraggen at the Musikhochschule Freiburg in 2017. Further orchestral projects followed during her studies, such as being a section leader with the Franco-German Philharmonic Orchestra, concertmaster with the Junge Oper Baden-Württemberg and, most recently, concertmaster with the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival Orchestra 2021.
She also received artistic impulses at master classes with Prof. Ingolf Turban, Prof. Anke Dill, Prof. Ulf Hoelscher, Prof. Wolfgang Marschner and Prof. Mintcho Mintchev.
In addition to scholarships from the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie (2017) and the Richard Wagner Association (2019), she has also received the Deutschlandstipendium.