Prof. Martin Spangenberg, born in 1965 in Allgäu, completed his clarinet studies at the Hannover University of Music and Drama with Prof. Hans Deinzer. During his studies he was a member of Jugendorchesters der Europäischen Gemeinschaft, became principal clarinetist of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra and in 1995 a member of the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra. His international activities as a soloist have brought Martin Spangenberg together with the Munich Philharmonic under Sergiu Celibidache and James Levine, the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, the German Symphony Orchestra Berlin, the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Polish Chamber Orchestra and the Cappella Istropolitana, among others. Chamber music collaborations connect him with Stephan Kiefer, Jens-Peter Maintz, Michael Martin Kofler, the Artemis Quartet and the Mandelring Quartet, among others. Martin Spangenberg is also a member of the Albert Schweitzer Octet. Since 1990 he has been a regular lecturer at Jeunesses Musicales Germany. In addition, he gives clarinet and chamber music courses in Germany and abroad. In 1997 he was appointed professor of clarinet at the Hochschule für Musik FRANZ LISZT Weimar, and since the winter semester 2013/14 he has been professor in the clarinet department at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin.