Elke Burger von Stein (piano) Elke Burger von Stein had her first piano lessons at the age of 8 years with Maria Miranda, lecturer at the Musikhochschule Freiburg. After high school she studied at the State Academy of Music Heidelberg-Mannheim with Professor Hans Thürwächter and Prof. Helmut Vogel piano; she graduated with diploma. Then she continued her education with artistic training with Prof. Rudolf Meister. She took part in several piano courses with Mikhail Voskresensky, Moscow and Geoffrey Parsons, London. Her special interest – in addition to the solo works for piano – is chamber music and song interpretation. She works regularly with singers and instrumentalists. After her studies she was worked as a lecturer for instrumental accompaniment at the State Academy of Music Heidelberg-Mannheim. Elke Burger von Stein appears in recent years through regular concerts in the Rhine-Neckar region.