A native of Köln, Germany, Hubert began his career with his 1977 debut at the International Guitar Festival in Esztergom, Hungary, one of the worlds leading guitar festivals. Since that time, he has achieved world wide recognition performing as recitalist and soloist with orchestra throughout Eastern and Western Europe, Japan, Africa, Canada, and the U.S.A.
Hubert Käppel has performed and taught at the worlds major music
and guitar festivals including those in Luzern, Frankfurt, Kuhmo, Berlin, Toronto, Vienna, Boston, Esztergom, Volos, and Singapore. He has appeared in major concert halls such as Wigmore Hall - London, Merkin Hall - New York, Concertgebouw - Amsterdam, and Auditorio National - Madrid.
Hubert Käppel is in great demand for masterclasses at the most important
universities and music academies. He is currently on the faculty at the College of Music in Köln where he heads one of the most successful concert guitar curriculums in Europe.