Kurt-Hans Goedicke Hon.RAM, was born and educated in Berlin, Germany. He graduated with Honours
from U.d.K (Universität der KÏ‹nste, formerly fÏ‹r Musik).
He has held the following positions as Principal Timpanist:
|Ten years||Principal Timpanist, RTE SO Dublin, Ireland
|1964 – 2000||Principal Timpanist, London Symphony Orchestra
|2000 -current||Principal Timpanist Emeritus, London Symphony
He had held the following teaching positions:
|Two years||Professor for Timpani, Guildhall School of Music and
|1993||Professor for Timpani, Royal Academy of Music
|1994-2000||Head of Timpani and Percussion, Royal Academy of Music
|2000-2004||Senior Professor of Timpani, Royal Academy of Music
|2004-current||Distinguished Fellow in Timpani and Percussion and
Head of Department,Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Kurt Hans Goedicke has held masterclasses all over the world including in Tokyo, Berlin, New York and
the UK. In 1997, Kurt was made an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music. In 2008/2009, he was tutor and coach to EUYO.