in Schweinfurt, Germany, began taking violin lessons at the age of eleven.
Four years later she switched to the viola, at the same time adding piano
After completing high-school, she studied viola at the Music
School in Würzburg with Prof. Anton Weigert. She continued her studies
at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg with Prof. Peter Langgartner,
graduating with honors.
Karoline Hofmann's initial work on a computer animation of
Vassily Kandinsky's Pictures at an Exhibition took place as part of her
Master's Thesis at the Mozarteum. Presently, in addition to her work as
a freelance violist, she is responsible for the artistic realization of
multimedia projects in the group BILDKLANG, and is engaged in developing
1964 in Schweinfurt, Germany. Already at the age of 15 he had begun working
with computers and computer programming, and has been a freelance programmer
ever since. After high-school he completed studies in computer science
and mathematics at Würzburg University.
Martin Hofmann works as a self-employed software-developer,
IT-consultant as well as being a systems and network manager (www.hofmann-software.de).
Numerous projects have brought him extensive knowledge in various fields
as well as international experience within Europe and in Brazil, Latvia,
Russia, and South Korea.
Today, Martin Hofmann lives with his wife, Karoline, in Neustadt
a.d. Aisch (Germany) and in Salzburg (Austria). As a result of his technically
oriented profession and his interest in music and art, a wish arose to
combine these supposedly separate worlds: the idea of BILDKLANG was born.