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"Outstanding - outstanding - outstanding!" was Ward Swingle's enthusiastic comment when he awarded Mundwerk second prize in the "vocal comedy" category for the second year running. With more than 70 percent of the popular vote, Mundwerk subsequently won the audience choice award, once again illustrating the ease in which they combine humor and excellent singing to produce a stirring show.

Mundwerk is:
Birgit Pfirstinger (Soprano)
Susanne Moertl (Alto)
Guido Vincent von Weber (Tenor)
Jens Ickert (Baritone)
Oliver Zunker (Bass)

Selected quotes from colleagues:

"Outstanding - outstanding - outstanding!"
Ward Swingle, Swingle Singers

"We're talking movies to watch"
Edzard Hueneke, Wise Guys

"The show was hilarious."
Wodala Barnabas, Fool Moon

"Absolutely to the point. You can't do better."
Matthias Becker, Vokal Total

Selected quotations from newspapers:  

"Birgit Pfirstinger, Susanne Moertl, Guido Vincent von Weber, Jens Ickert and Oliver Zunker raised the bar in the a cappella world. If you want to compete with them you need a fun-gene and shouldn't take yourself too serious."
(Melodie und Rhythmus)

"The Munich a cappella ensemble Mundwerk ... singing for highest demands."
(Augsburger Allgemeine)

"The group is sure out of the ordinary ... The ballad of Marie Luise Haase - what a gem!
(Sueddeutsche Zeitung)

"'It was exciting to host a star ensemble'" said Peter Storch, Director of the Enzberg Choirs. Humorous lyrics and excellent stage performance ... The stars of the show have been definitely the guests from Bavaria."
(Muehlacker Tagblatt)

"Mundwerk impressed with brilliant voices and humorous lyrics ... The audience heard a cappella at it's highest stage. The known melodies with the new lyrics and profound, subtle play on words have been a treat!"
(Pforzheimer Zeitung)

" ... with their waggish performance Mundwerk pulled the entire audience on their side."
(Dortmunder Rundschau)

On the picture from left to right:  Guido Vincent von Weber (Tenor), Birgit Pfirstinger (Soprano), Jens Ickert (Baritone), Susanne Mörtl (Alto), Oliver Zunker (Bass)

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