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Joachim Woitun studied cello at the Richard Strauss Konservatorium and the Hochschule fuer Musik in Munich, Germany. He moved to the United States in 1987 on the invitation of Michael Flaksman at California State University in Fresno. Mr. Woitun earned an MA degree from Queens College, The City University of New York while studying cello with Stephen Kates and Barbara Mallow-Stein; baroque performance practice with Ray Erickson and Fred Hauptman; chamber music with Daniel Phillips; contemporary music and Bach arias with Ronald Roseman. He also has been featured in masterclasses taught by William Pleeth, Leslie Parnas and Sharon Robinson.

Mr. Woitun's performance credits include solos with the Orchester Kurt Graunke in Munich and the Spokane Symphony Orchestra in Washington State. He has premiered works by Ronald Roseman, Jennifer Griffith and Carmen Braden. He can be heard as a recitalist in New York City and in Maine, where he has performed at Bay Chamber Concerts in Machias, at Summerkeys in Lubec, Fog Fest on Campobello Island and St. John's Catholic Church in Bangor.

Mr. Woitun teaches music classes at Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn and private lessons at The United Nations International School in Manhattan. In addition to maintaining an active private studio, he has been on the faculty of Summerkeys in Lubec, Maine since 2006.