Christoph Wagner
Lectures/seminars Consultation/contact

Zürcher Zentrum Musikerhand (ZZM)
Consultation & Research


The Zürcher Zentrum Musikerhand (ZZM) is embedded into the department for music physiology, musicians’ medicine und health prevention of the Zurich University of the Arts. Here, the measuring devices developed by Christoph Wagner, which had previously been in Hannover, are available again.

Interested Musicians can contact the centre anytime.


Horst Hildebrandt

Prof. Dr. med. Dipl. mus. Horst Hildebrandt
Born in Marburg, studied violin in Freiburg and London as well as medicine in Freiburg. Continuing education in sensori- and psychomotor therapy and pain therapy. Formation as Dispokinesis therapist. Member of the Bundesjugendorchester and the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie. Professional activity as violinist in opera and radio broadcast orchestras. First violinist of the Hilaros-Quartet, other orchestras and from 1988 of the Ensemble Aventure Freiburg. 25 years of teaching at music schools as well as lecturer at music universities and for orchestras. Jury member at competitions for string instruments. Counselling for professional musicians in health prevention and therapy. Development of the musico-physiological consultation pilot project at the Lahr Music School. From 1997 founding and head of the Music Physiology and Musicians` Medicine Section at the Zurich / Winterthur Music College, now Zurich University of the Arts – main areas: Research and Seminaries on health prevention, psycho-physiological training for vocal and instrumental performance.  Head of the Master of Advanced Studies program in Music Physiology. Individual counselling and advisory activity in music physiology for methodological and subject-related didactics groups / main subject classes. Founder and member of the leading committee of the  Swiss University Centre for Music Physiology. Associated Fellow of the Collegium Helveticum of the Zurich University and the ETH Zurich.

Tel.: 0041 (0)43 446 51 20

Oliver Margulies
Oliver Margulies - Master of Advanced Studies in Music Physiology
Born in Zurich. Studies with R. Zimansky and A. Oprean (violin). Studies with Prof. Hatto Beyerle in Basel (viola). Bachelor and Masters Degrees on both instruments. Important impulses from Prof. David Takeno, Christoph Schiller, Thomas Riebl and Garth Knox. Ambassadorial Scholarship of the Rotary International Foundation: Studies in ethnomusicology, University of London. 2005 to 2007 member of the UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra and 2005 of the Lucerne Festival Academy. Special interest areas: chamber music and contemporary music. Freelance work in Swiss orchestras.
2002-2008 teacher for violin/viola, Zurich International School. Since 2007 Teacher for viola and orchestra training, Zurich Conservatory of Music.
2008 certificate as Dispokinesis teacher. Individual counselling and group courses in Dispokinesis. 2011 MAS in Music Physiology earned at the Centre for Music Physiology at the Zurich University of the Arts. Teacher of courses in music physiology in educational settings for the continuing education department of the Zurich Music School Association (VZM) and the Vorarlberger Landeskonservatorium, Feldkirch (Pre-College and College level). 2009 Co-founder of the Zürcher Zentrum Musikerhand. From 2010 part-time assistant researcher at the Music department of the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK).

mobil: 0041 (0)78 815 05 94


Ulrike Wohlwender
Prof. Ulrike Wohlwender
see consultation/contact - hand evaluation

Tel. 0049 - (0)6206 - 59 289



Spiraldynamik  Kooperation Spiraldynamik mit dem ZZM

Irene Spirgi, Physiotherapeutin (FBL Klein-Vogelbach)

Johanna Gutzwiller, Physiotherapeutin (ZHdK Zürich)

SHZM - Schweizerisches Hochschulzentrum für Musikphysiologie

ZZM of the ZHdK

Raum 6.H11
Pfingstweidstrasse 96

CH-8031 Zürich