The Bavarian-Japanese violinist had previously been appointed to the role from 2010 to 2013
Midori Seiler has been appointed professor of Baroque violin at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar from summer 2017. The Bavarian-Japanese musician had previously been appointed to the role from 2010 to 2013 before becoming professor for Baroque violin and viola at the University Mozarteum Salzburg in 2014.
She is currently the fourth professor appointed to the Hochschule für Musik's Early Music Institute, alongside Bernhard Klapprott (harpsichord, clavichord, organ), Imke David (viola da gamba) and Myriam Eichberger (recorder).
A long time member and concertmaster of Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Seiler was also concertmaster of Anima Eterna Brugge from 2001 to 2014. A prolific soloist and recording artist, she led the Schwetzinger Court Music Academy with cellist Jaap ter Linden from 2013 to 2016, and has given masterclasses in Bruges, Antwerp, Weimar, Verona, Innsbruck, Zürich and Stuttgart.