received his professional training in Bucharest from Prof. G. Manoliu (pupil of Enescu) and took part in masterclasses with J. Jankelevitsch (Moscow) and M. Weimann (St. Petersburg). After a period as a professor at the Bucharest Conservatoire and director of the Special School of Music in Bucharest he has been teaching since 1970 at the conservatoires in Lübeck and Hamburg. In 1994 Prof. Munteanu had been offered a professorship at the Rostock Conservatoire. He became well-known in and outside Germany by concerts, master classes and his numerous publications and speeches. He was teaching indifferent masterclasses: Russia (Moscow, St.Petersburg), Ukraine (Kiev, Charkow), China (Shanghai), USA (Brunswick), Spain (Madrid), Poland, Romania, CS (Praha), Switzerland (Bern). Prof. Munteanu is artistic director of the international violincompetition and the masterclasses for strings in Kloster Schöntal. His students are members of the best German Orchestras (Philharmonics Berlin, Hamburg, Bayerische Staatsoper etc.) and lots of them have been awarded prizes at national and international music competitions (also Bruxelles 2001). He also works as member of the jury at great international music competitions e. g. "Jampolsky" (Russland), "Kocian" "Concertino Praga" ((Tschechische Republik), "Wieniawski" (Polen), "Bach" (Leipzig), "Enescu" (Bukarest), "Tchaikowsky" (Moskau), "Premio Paganini" (Genua).