Gareth Lubbe


South African born violist and overtone singer, Gareth Lubbe, appears as soloist and chamber musician throughout Europe, America, Africa and Asia. For several years, he was principal violist of the Gewandhaus Orchestra in Leipzig before taking up the post of Professor at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen where he has a studio of viola students from around the world. He is a regular guest artist and educator at festivals such as Stellenbosch in South Africa, Kuhmo in Finland, and Purbecks in England amongst many others. As an acclaimed overtone singer, Gareth gives performances and lectures around the world. Prominent composers have written works for his voice, and his vocal skills have been recorded for Radio, Films as well as computer games.