Monika Rost

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Monika Rost
Born 21 February 1943
Nationality German
Occupation Classical guitarist, lutenist, professor and musicologist

Monika Rost (born 21 February 1943)[1][2] is a classical guitarist, lute player and musicologist. She studied with Ursula Peter at the Liszt School of Music Weimar, Germany, and later became Professor and Head of Guitar there herself.[2]

She has performed in many countries, both solo and in a duo with Jürgen Rost,[3] and has made a number of recordings.[4] She has won many first prizes, including the Concours International de la Guitare in Paris (Radio France), "with special honours from the jury".[3]

She taught many successful performers and international guitar competition prize winners in her role at the Liszt School of Music Weimar.[3] Her pupils have included Boyan Karanjuloff,[5] Tomasz Zawierucha,[6] Samuel Klemke[7] and Nora Buschman.


  1. ^ Józef Powroźniak: Gitarren-Lexikon (Berlin: Verlag Neue Musik, 1986), p.180.
  2. ^ a b "Katalog der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek". Deutsche Nationalbibliothek. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "2nd Westfalian Guitar Spring – The International Classical Guitar Festival" (PDF). 17 March 2008. p. 2. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Monika Rost Albums". Naxos Digital Services Ltd. 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Duo Villa Lobos – Guitare et Violoncelle – Allemagne". Savarez S.A. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "Tomasz Zawierucha, Guitarist". 2009. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Vitae – Samuel T. Klemke" (PDF). 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2012.