Upon completion of his “Konzertexam” diploma at the Mannheim
University of Music and Performing Arts, Randolf Stöck was offered a teaching
position for piano at the same institution. In preparation for the many demands of
later professional life, Stöck teaches beyond the scope of purely pianistic
aspects, giving his students a broad disciplinary spectrum of abilities to take on their
As teacher and director of the Pfälzische Musikschule, it is his special
concern to awaken in students from an early age an interest in music, and to impart a
lasting joy in music making. Therefore, cultivating a natural approach to both body
and instrument as well working with each child’s individual musicality form the core of
his pedagogic practice.
In 1998, Randolf Stöck was an assistant of Martin Canin at the Bowdoin
Summer Music Festival in Brunswick, Maine, USA. Since 1991 he has also been a
frequent assistant of Prof. Andreas Pistorius at the Sommerkurs fuer junge Pianisten
der Stadt Plauen.