Konstantin Thiersch - Solo drummer
Konstantin Thiersch was born in Potsdam in 1997. At the age of eight, he received his first piano lessons at the Städtische Musikschule. After his first drum lessons with his father
his father, he was a junior student at the Julius Stern Institute of the UdK from 2013-2015 with Jens Hilse, Prof. Thomas Lutz and Hans Jochen Ulrich.
In the winter semester of 2015/2016, Konstantin Thiersch began his Bachelor’s studies at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media with Prof. Andreas Boettger, Erich Trog,
Guido Marggrander, Hilko Schomerus, Agnieszka and Oliver Arlt and graduated with distinction in 2021.
During this time he was a trainee in the Göttingen Symphony Orchestra and subsequently also held a temporary contract there.
In 2021 Konstantin Thiersch also began his master’s degree in Hanover. In the meantime, he gained further orchestral experience through a temporary contract with the Anhlatische Philharmonie Dessau as principal timpanist. In the 2022/2023 season he was an academist in the Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne. During this time he also played in the WDR Symphony Orchestra and the NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover as a substitute before taking up his first permanent position as principal percussionist in the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin in August 2023.