Biography of Eppel Henner:
After his school-leaving examination Henner Eppel received his musical education from 1966 to 1971 at the Musikhochschule Frankfurt am Main with Prof. Werner Richter. Obtaining the Konzertexamen he took private lessons with Peter Lukas Graf in Basle. After an engagement in Würzburg he became principal flautist with the Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg. Numerous concert engagements led him as chamber musician and soloist into several European countries, to the USA, Egypt and Japan. Here he played works from all musical periods with emphasis on the romantic period and music of the 20th century.
In 1971 he began teaching: first at the Staatskonservatorium Würzburg, then at the Würzburger Musikhochschule, the Musikhochschule Mannheim/Heidelberg and at the Musikhochschule Frankfurt am Main. Since 1994 Henner Eppel has been a Professor at the Musikhochschule Frankfurt am Main, where he is responsible for instructing flautists and for the department of didactics and methods of flute-playing.
He also works as an editor at a well-known German music publisher where his emphasis is on republication of romantic music for flute and chamber music with flute. Meanwhile he has published more than 50 editions.
Henner Eppel has been able to pass on his great experience as a teacher and player in many seminars.