Past SVF Faculty
Petru Munteanu has been the founder and director of the Kloster Schöntal International Masterclasses since 1986.
As the former chair of the jury at the Leopold Mozart (Augsburg) and Louis Spohr Competitions, he is also a regular
jury member of prestigious competitions such as the Tchaikovsky, Wieniawski and Queen Elizabeth Competitions.
Prof Munteanu frequently conducts masterclasses in conservatories around the world, including Russia, China,
America, and Spain. His students have clinched important awards including First prize at the Queen Elizabeth
Competition and first prize at the Walter W. Naumbung-Competition. They have also secured positions in top orchestras,
such 1st concertmaster position at the Vienna Philharmonic, Robert Schumann Philharmonie, and Lower Saxony State
Orchestra of Hannover.