Sabine Grofmeier belongs with the most outstanding and versatile clarinetists of her generation.
Born in Marl, Germany, Sabine Grofmeier studied with Hans-Dietrich Klaus and Frits Hauser in Detmold, Stefan Schilling in Graz, Austria, and Eduard Brunner in Saarbrücken. She received additional tutoring from renowned soloists, including Sabine Meyer, Wolfgang Meyer, Ralph Manno, Ulf Rodenhäuser, Kjell Fageus and Thomas Friedli.
Sabine Grofmeier has received numerous awards and scholarships. She held the Young Artist Award of the GWK in Münster and scholarships at the Stiftung Villa Musica of the State Rheinland-Pfalz, the Richard Wagner Society, the Schwetzinger Festspiele and the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD).
Sabine Grofmeier has given solo concert performances in the most prestigious German concert halls including Alte Oper in Frankfurt, Herkulessaal in Munich, Glocke in Bremen, Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, Meistersingerhalle in Nuremberg, Rudolf-Oetker-Halle in Bielefeld, Liederhalle in Stuttgart, Beethovenhalle in Bonn, and Kongresszentrum in Karlsruhe. She has also worked as a soloist, chamber musician, and as a teacher in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Israel, Great Britain, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Kosovo, France, Australia and South America.
Sabine Grofmeier is the artistic director of the International Musicfestival Capdepera in Mallorca, Spain, which was founded by her, and the Diemersteiner Musiktage near Kaiserslautern.
Sabine Grofmeier currently resides in Hamburg.