Lena Krause

Lena Krause, born in 1988, studied music theater at the University of Bayreuth and theater and orchestra management at Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts (HfMDK). She is the managing director of FREO - Freie Ensembles und Orchester in Deutschland e.V. and a lecturer at the HfMDK  in Frankfurt. In addition, she is involved as a spokesperson for the Alliance of the Liberal Arts and as an assessor in the regional association of the independent classical music scene in Lower Saxony. She has also been Managing Director of Ensemble Mosaik in Berlin and the Atelier Neue Musik at the University of the Arts in Bremen as well as a freelancer at the Darmstadt Summer Courses.

Lena Krause is a member of the German Music Council’s Executive Committee.

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Musicians can sing or play in the ensembles of the German Music Council, the Federal Youth Orchestra, the Federal Jazz Orchestra and the Federal Youth Choir, and take part in competitions. With four other projects in the area of promotion, the German Music Council supports young, highly talented musicians, conductors, composers and interpreters of contemporary music as well as pop musicians on their way to a professional musical life and builds a bridge between musicians, organizers and the public. In addition, the German Music Information Center (miz) offers a central information point on all topics of musical life.



The German Music Council is the sponsor of the competitions for children and young people: Jugend musiziert and Jugend jazzt, the competitions for professional musicians: the German Music Competition, the German Conducting Award (formerly the German Conducting Prize) and the German Choral Conducting Award, as well as the competitions for amateur musicians: theGerman Choir Competition and the German Orchestra Competition.

The German Music Council (Deutscher Musikrat e. V.) is the mouthpiece and initiator of music policy issues for its members.

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Promoting young musicians in the ensemblesof the German Music Council also includes performing on stage in front of an audience. The project leaders are happy to accept requests for engagements. The German Music Competition concert promotion program arranges approximately 200 concerts a year for concert organizers and concert series.

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With the German Music Information Center, the German Music Council offers a central information point on all topics of musical life.