Konstantin Sellheim is one of the most sought-after instrumentalists of his generation. He was a student of Prof. Atila Aydintan at the Hannover University of Music and Theatre. In 1996 he started his viola studies with Volker Worlitzsch (Orchestra of the North German Broadcasting Corporation Hannover), continuing in 1999 with Hartmut Rohde (Berlin University of the Arts), and in 2004 with Nobuko Imai in Amsterdam and Wilfried Strehle (Berliner Philharmoniker).
Konstantin Sellheim has won prizes at numerous international competitions, for example the International Brahms Competition Pörtschach, Austria in 2002, and the International Max Rostal Competition Berlin in 2004. He has been a guest of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and at big international festivals like the Mahler’s festival of Toblach and the Berliner and Wiener Festwochen as well as the Beethovenfest Bonn. After being a member of the Staatskapelle Berlin under the direction of Daniel Barenboim, he became in 2006 a violist at the Munich Philharmonic.
Konstantin Sellheim is teaching at the Berlin University of the Arts as an assistant professor of Prof. Hartmut Rohde. He is performing chamber music with partners like Michael Schade, Igor Levit, Giora Feidman, Gautier Capucon, Katharina Sellheim (Duo Sellheim) and Helmut Deutsch.
His Debut recording with the viola quartet of the Munich Philharmonic, the Tertis Viola Ensemble, was issued in 2011, duo album Fantasy, where he and his sister Katharina Sellheim play as Duo Sellheim the music of Rebecca Clarke, Paul Hindemith and Robert Schumannn, was released in 2012.