The German bass, Stephan Schreckenberger, completed successfully grammer school, then went on to study school music at the State College of Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt am Main. After graduating he began his vocal studies in Heidelberg with Annemarie Grünewald passing his examination three years later. He subsequently undertook private studies with Ernst Gerold Schramm in Berlin and Karl-Heinz Jarius in Frankfurt am Main.
Since 1989 Stephan Schreckenberger has been a freelance concert and Lieder singer. During his comprehensive concert activities he has accured such a broadly based repertoire, which ranged from music of the Renaissance to that of the modern composers.Numerous radio broadcasts have spread his fame abroad; he has worked in the USA, Israel, Canada, Brazil, South East Asia and Japan, as well as in much of the eastern and western Europe, where he has worked under renowned conductors and appeared at major music festivals.
Since 1989 Stephan Schreckenberger has been a member of the vocal Ensemble Cantus Cölln. A very important area of his activity is German Romantic Lieder, and he has a special affinity with the works of Franz Schubert, Hugo Wolf, Carl Loewe and Gustav Mahler.