We are pleased to launch our first edition of the Zöllner-Roche Composers Lab with kind support of Deutscher Musikrat und NEUSTART KULTUR. Until June 30 composition students (or composers recently graduated) can submit their applications and we will select 3 of them for commissions. Further guidelines can be found on our duo website

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I am delighted to read Richard Baker´ s review of “Composing for the Accordion” in TEMPO (Cambridge University Press). Thank you! This “excellent volume” is still available at Are Verlag (Print 26,- Ebook 12,-) and “will deservedly become a favoured English-language resource”

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I feel very honoured to be part of SWR2 radio´ s series about women in culture. Here is a little portrait (in German) about my work as an artist and as curator of Lauschvisite. https://www.swr.de/swr2/musik-klassik/eva-zoellner-experimentelle-akkordeonistin-lauschvisite-im-westerwald-100.html

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We have just released our new program “Women on the egde of times” with music by Elnaz Seyedi, Annika Socolofsky, Lina Järnegard, Rachel Beja, Farzia Fallah and Georgina Derbez. The concert stream from the concert at Unerhörte Musik in Berlin is still online https://youtu.be/J6vlZrcC8zU?t=754 Review about the concert

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In July 2021 I was invited by Goethe Institute Hanoi to take part in a virtual project with musicians from Vietnam, Germany and France. I composed an “eatable score” for Đàn bầu, accordion and electronics for the occasion. You can follow the project here: https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?height=314&href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FGoethe.Institut.Hanoi%2Fvideos%2F495517475013322%2F&show_text=false&width=560&t=1500

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In May 2021 I have published my new book “Composing for the Accordion” with ARE-Verlag in Cologne. I am very excited to be able to share my experiences from many years of close collaboration with composers in this way.The bilingual release contains practical information about the accordion and its playing techniques, examples of notation and […]

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We were invited to contribute a short clip to a TV broadcast about artists in our region SWR#zusammenhalten für die Kultur https://www.ardmediathek.de/video/landesart/musik-in-der-streuobstwiese-das-trio-kohmann-zoellner-weiss/swr-rheinland-pfalz/Y3JpZDovL3N3ci5kZS9hZXgvbzE0NjczMjk/

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With kind support of Goethe Institute s “Virtual Partner Residencies” Mexican composer Georgina Derbez and myself have been working on a new composition for solo accordion. TRANSIT was virtually premiered for SWR radio #zusammenspielen (broadcast in the fall) and live performances are scheduled as soon as circumstances allow. The piece is inspired by the life […]

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I was honoured to be virtual guest artist at Festival Expresiones Contemporáneas in Mexico City in April and impressed by the enourmous energy and professionalism of a team of young people who make the music go on in difficult times. Together with Manuel Ramos Negrete (Mexico), Lorenzo Gomez Oviedo (Argentina) and Vanessa Massera (Canada) I […]

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In November 2020 recorder player Verena Wüsthoff and I performed a concert without audience at Festival Neue Musik Rockenhausen. The concert was recorded by SWR2 radio and braodcasted in the show JETZTMUSIK on March 31. Here is the link. We played music by Toshio Hosokawa, Dani Howard, Raphaël Languillat, Simon Voseček, Sarah Nemtsov and Georgina […]

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