Our Motivation

The "Stiftung Ernest Sauter - the string trio in our time" is unique in its definition of tasks and objectives. It is committed to the cultivation and further development of all aspects of string trio culture and thus continues the passion of its founder, the composer Ernest Sauter, even after his death.

The board of the foundation

Dr. Andreas Wehrmeyer


Musicologist (Oberpfalz, University of Regensburg)


1st Chairman

Klaus Wigand


Specialist lawyer for inheritance law and tax law


2nd Chairman

Board of Trustees

Prof. Reiner Ginzel


University of Music and Theatre, Munich

Andreas Ziegler M.A.


Recording Producer, Tonmeister