The German pianist Florian Koltun studied with Ilja Scheps at the music university in Cologne. Since 2013 he has worked with Tomislav Baynov at the University of Music Trossingen. He had Masterclasses also with prestigious teachers like B. L. Gelber or G. Rosenberg. His active concert work started at the age of 14 when already calling attention to himself by winning several first prizes at the German competition Jugend musiziert as well as the national Bach Competition in Köthen. He is first prize winner of several international piano competitions, like the piano competition in Caraglio / Italy, the international piano competition for young pianists in Luxembourg, the Henri Herman Concours in Maastricht / Netherland or the international piano competition “Notes in harmony” in Bettona / Italy. Florian Koltun is regularly a welcome guest at diverse well-known concert places in Germany, Belgium, Netherland, Italy, France, Spain or China. He performed recitals in prestigious places such as the Alte Oper Frankfurt, Berliner Philharmonie, Thürmer-Saal Bochum or Schloss Koethen. He is artistic director of different concert series and festivals in Germany (Heinsberg, Aachen, Windeck, Geilenkirchen and Monschau) and gave several masterclasses at different music universities in China and Europe since 2012. Since 2015 he is teaching piano at the music university Cologne.