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Mediterranean Music College
Together with my friends and colleagues Frits Damrow, Andre Schoch and José Real I have the honour to teach at the newly founded Mediterranean Music College in Valencia (Spain) from September 2022. I look forward to meeting you there.
You can find all the informations on the Mediterranean Music College website.


Hamburg has a new Jazz Hall . Many thanks to the Dr. E. A. Langner Foundation, which made this possible. Together with Nils Landgren and the big band of the HfMT Hamburg we recorded Wolf Kerschek’s “Summertime” arrangement for the opening. A lot of fun with my new THEIN slide trumpet.

Enjoy the music and come to our new JazzHall in Hamburg. Concert dates can be found on the website of JazzHall HFMT Hamburg.

With this musical recording Höfs would like to help the many victims of the flood disaster in Germany and asks for your support:

All donation information:
Aktion Deutschland hilft – Bündnis deutscher Hilfsorganisationen

Donations can be transferred to the following official account:
DE62 3702 0500 0000 1020 30

Thank you very much.


Matthias Höfs and his ensemble produced the Quartet in F major No. 30, KV 370 (1st movement Allegro) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. With this musical recording Matthias Höfs would like to help the many victims of the flood disaster in Germany and asks for your support:

All donation information:
Aktion Deutschland hilft – Bündnis deutscher Hilfsorganisationen

Donations can be transferred to the following official account:
DE62 3702 0500 0000 1020 30

Thank you very much.

Line-up:
– Matthias Höfs: trumpet
– Luisa Höfs: violin
– Paula Heidecker: viola
– Phillip Wentrup: Violoncello


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NEW SINGLE
„Trumpet Excerpts – Fantasy“
by Stephan Peiffer
Trumpet Excerpts - Fantasy von Stephan Peiffer Listen in


Many of you have already asked about the sheet music. I‘d like to make them available to you and ask in return for a donation for all freelance musicians currently suffering from the Corona crisis.

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SCORE and PARTS
„Trumpet Excerpts – Fantasy“

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Telemann meets Hiphop

“Let’s do this!” – Trumpeter Matthias Höfs and the HipHop Academy Hamburg present their musically fascinating potpourri of two worlds: “Telemann Meets Hiphop”!


Awardee 2016 – ECHO Klassik
Awardee 2016 - ECHO KlassikOn October 9, 2016, one of the most important and best known music awards worldwide goes to German Brass. In the ensemble/orchestra category, the ECHO Klassik will this year go to the top ensemble, which has for many years filled the major concert halls in Germany and abroad, critics and music lovers all over Europe, Asia and America bow down before.
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RCM London – Brass Faculty
RCM LondonStarting in January 2015, Matthias Höfs is appointed as Visiting Professor at the renowned Royal College of Music (RCM) in London. Aside from teaching trumpet and chamber music, Höfs will also give solo concerts and perform alongside the students in the RCM Brass Ensemble. In addition to his professorship in Hamburg, the position in London offers a promising musical environment with a unique brass tradition.
RCM London


New CD’s:

FESTIVE TRUMPETS FOR CHRISTMAS
FESTIVE TRUMPETS FOR CHRISTMAS - Matthias Höfs & Ensemble Christian Schmitt, Hans GanschIf there’s one thing that makes Christmas what it is, it’s festive music and uplifting melodies: “Festive Trumpets for Christmas” is the new Christmas album from Matthias Höfs, to be released by Berlin Classics on November 5, 2021. On this new album, the trumpeter joins his brass ensemble and organist Christian Schmitt in a wide-ranging programme. The instruments of the musicians ring out in triumphal tones, brilliantly nuanced, capturing the joy and splendour of the Christmas festival. There are works by Albinoni, Handel, Vivaldi, Morales and Scheidt, along with arrangements by Peter Lawrence, Nikolaus Herman and Matthias Höfs himself.

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THE TRUMPETS OF MATTHIAS HÖFS
The Trumpets of Matthias HöfsTrumpeter Matthias Höfs gives on his new album “The Trumpets of Matthias Höfs“ an insight into his private trumpet collection. From baroque to jazz, the history of the trumpet is brought to life. Musical partners on the album are, among others, Concerto Köln, German Brass, Virtuosi di Praga

THE TRUMPETS OF MATTHIAS HÖFS (Official Album Trailer) Video to CD


RUDENS TURKU FESTIVAL ENSEMBLE – JUBILEE
RUDENS TURKU FESTIVAL
ENSEMBLE - JUBILEENew chamber music recording with Matthias Höfs (trumpet), Rudens Turku (violin) and ensemble:

Wolf Kerschek:
“Festival Rhapsody”
 
 
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BACH – TRUMPET CONCERTOS
Bach - Trumpet ConcertosJohann Sebastian Bach wrote many famous solos for the trumpet, but no trumpet concerto by him has survived. Matthias Höfs has filled the gap and arranged a number of Bach’s solo concertos for his instrument. He plays the concertos on a modern piccolo trumpet.

BACH - TRUMPET CONCERTOS Video to CD
BACH - TRUMPET CONCERTOS Video to CD
BACH - TRUMPET CONCERTOS Video to CD
BACH - TRUMPET CONCERTOS Video to CD


GERMAN BRASS – TRIP TO AMERICA
GERMAN BRASS - TRIP TO AMERICAOn their trip through the American music scene of the early 20th century, German Brass plays the hits of Gershwin, Bernstein or Barber as you have never heard them before.


GERMAN BRASS - TRIP TO AMERICA Video to CD


KIND OF GOLD
KIND OF GOLDThis album is like a reunion to me! Together with former and current students, old companions and friends I have recorded works that bring out the concentrated radiant charisma of the trumpet. Strauss, Stravinsky, Sakai, Janáček and Kerschek – a golden album, from October 12th everywhere in stores!

KIND OF GOLD Video to CD


TROMPETENKONZERTE TELEMANN
TROMPETENKONZERTE TELEMANNOn the occasion of the 250th anniversary of the death of G.Ph.Telemann I have recorded his 3 trumpet concertos and 3 sonatas together with the Deutschen Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. The CD will be released on October 6.


TROMPETENKONZERTE TELEMANN Video to CD
TROMPETENKONZERTE TELEMANN Telemann – Konzert Nr. 1 D-Dur, TWV 51:D7, Allegro
TROMPETENKONZERTE TELEMANN Telemann – Konzert Nr. 2 D-Dur, TWV 43:D7, Allegro
TROMPETENKONZERTE TELEMANN Telemann – Sonate h-moll, VI. Presto


Concerts/Events

    • 24.10.2021, Merzig, Stadthalle, German Brass
    • 14.11.2021, Soleuvre (LUX), Artikuss, German Brass
    • 18.11.2021, Traunreut, K1, German Brass
    • 27.11.2021, Schwäbisch-Gmünd, Schönblick, MOZART con TROMBA
    • 28.11.2021, Blumendorf, Herrenhaus, Trompetenklasse der HfMT
    • 02.12.2021, Hamburg, St. Michaelis Kirche, Weihnachtskonzert Trompetenklasse der HfMT mit Orgel
    • 09.12.2021, Aarau (CH), Kultur & Kongresshaus, German Brass
    • 11.12.2021, Mels (CH), Löwensaal, German Brass
    • 12.12.2021, Freiburg, Konzerthaus, German Brass
    • 13.12.2021, Rheinfelden (CH), Bahnhofssaal, German Brass
    • 14.12.2021, Regensburg, German Brass
    • 15.12.2021, Nürnberg, German Brass
    • 16.12.2021, Essen, German Brass
    • 17.12.2021, Mannheim, German Brass
    • 20.12.2021, Hamburg, German Brass
    • 26.12.2021, Berlin, Dom, German Brass
    • 28.12.2021, Stuttgart, Liederhalle, German Brass
    • 31.12.2021, Hamburg, St.Michaelis Kirche, 3 Trompeten & Orgel (Magne Draagen)
    • more [...]