Wouter Raubenheimer, Viola
Wouter Raubenheimer (1977) grew up in Pretoria, South Africa with chamber music and orchestra playing being a part of his life for as long as he can remember. In 1999 he won a scholarship to study at the International Menuhin Music Academy in Switzerland. He completed his Masters degree at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow.
In 2004 he moved to Norway and has been principal viola of the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra ever since. He is active in numerous chamber music groups and ensembles locally, and has been joining the Chamber Orchestra of Europe as a guest player regularly since 2008.
In his free time he enjoys hiking, surfing and swimming in the Norwegian fjords all year round.