German Cellist Judith Ermert began playing cello at the age of five years.
After her studies with Young Chang Cho and Christoph Richter at the Folkwang-Hochschule in Essen she followed an invitation by the famous cellist and pedagogue Ralph Kirshbaum to pursue Post Graduate Studies in his Mastercourse at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.She perfected her skills by taking masterclasses and private studies by Siegfried Palm.
Judith Ermert was the principal solo cellist in the Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra playing concerts in the Philharmonie Berlin and in the Konzerthaus Wien under the baton of Yakof Kreizberg.
When only 21 years old she joined the Southwest German Chamber Orchestra as 2nd solocellist, performing and recording with the world's finest artists.
At the age of 26 she began her career as first solocello at the Flemish Radio Orchestra.
Since her youth Judith Ermert has soloed with renowned orchestras.
Her debut in Munich with a cello concerto of Joseph Haydn was highly acclaimed by the Süddeutsche Zeitung and the public.
Also, as a chamber musician, she has performed at many important musical venues and festivals in Europe and recorded for different radio stations.
Since 2001 Judith Ermert is professor at the Royal Conservatory Gent, Belgium..
She has been regulary invited to give masterclasses, including International Masterclasses Brugge and the Crescendo Summer Institute of the Arts in Hungary.
Judith Ermert is currently on the board of the ESTA Belgium Flanders of which she is also a founding member.