Daniel Häker (percussion)

Symphony Orchestra Wuppertal

Daniel Häker studied law at the FU Berlin from 1984 to 1987, kettledrum and percussion with Reinhold Gieschke at the Academies of Music in Essen and Düsseldorf and with Prof. Bent Lylloff at the Conservatoire in Copenhagen as a DAAD scholarship holder. Since 1995 he has been a member of the Symphony Orchestra Wuppertal as solo timbalist with the obligation to play the drums, and since 1998 he has also been chairman of his orchestra. Daniel Häker made his appearance as marimba soloist live in the First German Television and contributed to a lot of CD, radio and television productions.

Beside the classical drum intruments his interest is also directed to the Drum Set, which is expressed in projects such as the German Jazz Philharmonic, the ClassiCool Quintett and the Kris Pohlmann Band. Daniel Häker has had a lectureship for percussion at the Bergische Gesamthochschule Wuppertal since 2004 and has since 2006 been a coach at the Internationale Junge Orchesterakadmie.


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