Employees

Gregor Arnold
Editorial Assistance - German Music Information Center (miz)

Portraitfoto Gregor Arnold Deutsches Musikinformationszentrum

Marion Bach
Project Assistance - Conducting Forum and German Conducting Award

Porträtfoto Marion Bach Forum Dirigieren

Herwig Barthes
Tour Management & Project Coordination Jazz - Orchestras (BJO & Bujazzo & Jugend jazzt)

Portraitfoto Herwig Barthes

Tanja Beckmann
Speaker - Secretariat General

Portrait Tanja Beckmann, Referentin Generalsekretariat Berlin, Deutscher Musikrat e.V.

Dr. Susanne Bennedik
Project Assistance - Competitions (DCW/DMW/DOW)

Platzhalter für Portraitfoto

Immanuel Beyreuther
Speaker - Secretariat General

Portraitfoto Immanuael Beyreuther, Referent Generalsekretariat Berlin, Deutscher Musikrat e.V.

Annette Börger
Consultant Foundation and Project Development German Youth Orchestra (BJO) - Orchestras (BJO & Bujazzo & Jugend jazzt)

Portraitfoto Annette Börger Bundesjugendorchester

Marieke Brost
Program coordination - Neustart Kultur

Portraitfoto Marieke Brost Neustart Kultur

Ariadne Chalkias
Program coordination - Neustart Kultur

Ariadne Chalkias
Program coordination - Central Services

Portraitfoto Ariadne Chalkias Neustart Kultur

Sabine Cremer
Program coordination - Neustart Kultur

Portraitfoto Sabine Cremer Neustart Kultur

Paul Cyrys
Volunteer (FSJ) - Orchestras (BJO & Bujazzo & Jugend jazzt)

Porträtfoto Paul Cyrys

Björn Dornbusch
Research Assistant - German Music Information Center (miz)

Portraitfoto Björn Dornbusch Deutsches Musikinformationszentrum

Jeanette Dornbusch-Gunst
Head of Finance & Administration | Authorized representative - Management Bonn

Jeanette Dornbusch-Gunst
Head of Finance & Administration | Authorized representative - Central Services

Portraitfoto Jeanette Dornbusch-Gunst Verwaltungsleitung

Hermann Emich
IT system administration - Neustart Kultur

Hermann Emich
IT system administration - Central Services

Portraitfoto Hermann Emich Neustart Kultur

Felix Freitag
Project Manager - Conducting Forum and German Conducting Award

Portrait Felix Freitag Projektleitung Forum Dirigieren, Deutscher Musikrat

Oliver Fröschke
Marketing - Public Relations & Marketing

Portraitfoto Oliver Fröschke Abteilung Marketing

Kristof Gerlach
Project Coordination Chamber Music Course & Team BW - National Competition Jugend musiziert

Andrea Geus
Project coordination - Competitions (DCW/DMW/DOW)

Andrea Geus
Program coordination & editing - Neustart Kultur

Andrea Geus
Member - Work Council

Portraitfoto Andrea Geus Neustart Kultur

Claudia Hagen
Assistant - Management Bonn

Portraitfoto Claudia Hagen Assistenz Geschäftsführung

Melissa Hauschild
Editorial Assistant - German Music Information Center (miz)

Portraitfoto Melissa Hauschild Deutsches Musikinformationszentrum

Daniela Henn
Project coordination Networking & Editing - National Competition Jugend musiziert

Portraitfoto Daniela Henn Jugend musiziert

Judith Hering
Editing & Social Media German Youth Orchestra (BJO) - Orchestras (BJO & Bujazzo & Jugend jazzt)

Judith Hering
Program coordination ensembles - Neustart Kultur

Portraitfoto Judith Hering Bundesjugendorchester und Neustart Kultur

Paul Heß
Deputy Program Manager - Neustart Kultur

Portraitfoto Paul Hess Neustart Kultur

Gregor Hollenhorst
Project coordination - Competitions (DCW/DMW/DOW)

Portraitfoto Gregor Hollenhorst Deutscher Musikwettbewerb

Prof. Christian Höppner

Iris Janusch
Project Assistant - Competitions (DCW/DMW/DOW)

Iris Janusch
Project Assistant - Concert Promotion German Music Competition

Portraitfoto Iris Janusch Deutscher Musikwettbewerb

Ulrike Japes
Project coordination & Orchestra management German Youth Orchestra (BJO) - Orchestras (BJO & Bujazzo & Jugend jazzt)

Portraitfoto Ulrike Japes

Alfred Jürgens
Program coordination - Neustart Kultur

Alfred Jürgens
Member - Work Council

Portraitfoto Alfred Jürgens Neustart Kultur

Adrian Käser
Project Coordination Framework Programs & Instruments - National Competition Jugend musiziert

Portraitfoto Adrian Käser Jugend musiziert

Junis Kecker
Volunteer (FSJ) - German Youth Choir

Anne Kersting
Project coordination - Concert Promotion German Music Competition

Portraitfoto Anne Kersting Deutscher Musikwettbewerb

Angelika Köster
Project coordination (Parental leave) - German Youth Choir

Angelika Köster
Chairwoman (Parental leave) - Work Council

Portraitfoto Angelika Köster Bundesjugendchor

Ann-Kathrin Kösters
Tour manager German Youth Orchestra (BJO) - Orchestras (BJO & Bujazzo & Jugend jazzt)

Portraitfoto Ann-Kathrin Kösters Bundesjugendorchester

Heike Krog
Office Maintenance - Central Services

Platzhalter für Portraitfoto

Ulrike Lehmann
Project Manager - National Competition Jugend musiziert

Portraitfoto Ulrike Lehmann Jugend musiziert

Sönke Lentz
Division management - Orchestras (BJO & Bujazzo & Jugend jazzt)

Petra Mense
Personnel department - Central Services

Portraitfoto Petra Mense Zentrale Dienste Personal

Sina Miranda
Project coordination Edition Contemporary Music - Podium Gegenwart

Portraitfoto Sina Miranda

Insa Murawski
Project coordination InSzene - Podium Gegenwart

Insa Murawski
Deputy Chairwoman Work Council - Work Council

Portraitfoto Insa Murawski Podium Gegenwart

Carolin Oeffner
Financial Controlling - Central Services

Portraitfoto Carolin Oeffner

Lisa Ose
Tour manager & Projectcoordination Jazz (Parental leave) - Orchestras (BJO & Bujazzo & Jugend jazzt)

Portraitfoto Lisa Ose Jazz

Luisa Over
Volunteer (FSJ) German Youth Orchestra (BJO) - Orchestras (BJO & Bujazzo & Jugend jazzt)

Porträtfoto Luisa Over Bundesjugendorchester, FSJlerin

Reinhild Pairott
Project coordination Logistics & Databases - National Competition Jugend musiziert

Portraitfoto Reinhild Pairott Jugend musiziert

Nikolaos Pasaportis
Purchase & Administration - Central Services

Portraitfoto Nikolaos Pasaportis Zentrale Dienste

Grazyna Piegrzyk
Financial Accounting - Central Services

Portraitfoto Grazyna Piegrzyk Zentrale Dienste Buchhaltung

Stefan Piendl
Managing Director - Management Bonn

Judith Raspe
Project coordination Music Editing & Follow-up support - National Competition Jugend musiziert

Portraitfoto Judith Raspe Jugend musiziert

Christiane Rippel
Consultant for Data & Information Management - German Music Information Center (miz)

Portraitfoto Christiane Rippel Deutsches Musikinformationszentrum

Dr. Ralf Ruhnau
Office management - Secretariat General

Portrait Ralf Ruhnau, Büroleitung Generalsekretariat Berlin, Deutscher Musikrat e.V.

Gerardo Scheige
Project coordination EWCM & Edition Contemporary Music - Podium Gegenwart

Portraitfoto Gerardo Scheige Podium Gegenwart

Mirja Schmitz
Assistant - Management Bonn

Mirja Schmitz
Website coordination - Public Relations & Marketing

Portraitfoto Mirja Schmitz Assistenz Geschäftsführung

Stephan Schulmeistrat
Management - German Music Information Center (miz)

Platzhalter für Portraitfoto

Brigitte Schumacher
Project coordination Federal Jury & Social Media - National Competition Jugend musiziert

Portraitfoto Brigitte Schumacher Jugend musiziert

Irene Schwalb
Division management - Competitions (DCW/DMW/DOW)

Irene Schwalb
Program management - Neustart Kultur

Irene Schwalb
Project management - Concert Promotion German Music Competition

Portraitfoto Irene Schwalb Deutscher Musikwettbewerb und Neustart Kultur

Martin Schwietz
Controlling and Accounting - Neustart Kultur

Martin Schwietz
Controlling and Accounting - Central Services

Portraitfoto MArtin Schwietz Neustart Kultur

Dominik Seidler
Project Manager Jazz (20% in part-time until Jan. 2026) - Orchestras (BJO & Bujazzo & Jugend jazzt)

Portraitfoto Dominik Seidler Jazzprojekte

Sabine Siemon
Press and Public Relations - Public Relations & Marketing

Portraitfoto Sabine Siemon Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit

Ariane Simons
Editing & Project coordination Jazz - Orchestras (BJO & Bujazzo & Jugend jazzt)

Portraitfoto Ariane Simons Jazzprojekte

Helen Singer
Editorial Assistant - German Music Information Center (miz)

Felicitas Sommer
Projektkoordination Deutsche Schulen im Ausland & Projektentwicklung - National Competition Jugend musiziert

Portraitfoto Felicitas Sommer Jugend musiziert

Dr. Anke Steinbeck
Management - Public Relations & Marketing

Dr. Anke Steinbeck
Artistic planning Bujazzo & PR Orchestra section - Orchestras (BJO & Bujazzo & Jugend jazzt)

Portraitfoto  Dr. Anke Steinbeck Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit

Dr. Karin Stoverock
Editorial Advisor - German Music Information Center (miz)

Portraitfoto Dr. Karin Stoverock Deutsches Musikinformationszentrum

Michael Teilkemeier
Project Manager - PopCamp

Portraitfoto Michael Teilkemeier PopCamp

Lisa Valdivia
Project Coordination Orchestra Conducting & Editing - Conducting Forum and German Conducting Award

Portraitfoto Lisa Valdivia Forum Dirigieren

Timo Varelmann
Consultant for Statistics - German Music Information Center (miz)

Timo Varelmann
Member - Work Council

Portraitfoto Timo Varelmann Deutsches Musikinformationszentrum

Henning Vetter
Project Manager Jazz (80% until Jan. 2026) - Orchestras (BJO & Bujazzo & Jugend jazzt)

Portraitfoto Henning Vetter Neustart Kultur

Dr. Anna Vogt
Speaker - Secretariat General

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Olaf Wegener
Project Manager - Podium Gegenwart

Portraitfoto Olaf Wegener Podium Gegenwart

Dr. Caroline Wiese
Project Manager - German Youth Choir

Portraitfoto Dr. Caroline Wiese Bundesjugendchor

Andrea Will
Project coordination Choral Conducting - Conducting Forum and German Conducting Award

Portraitfoto Andrea Will Forum Dirigieren

Valentina Wunder
Accounting - Central Services

Portraitfoto Valentina Wunder Zentrale Dienste Buchhaltung

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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.

The numerous advantages of a membership in the German Music Council e.V. compiled for you.

Under the menu item MEDIA you will find our press page with all the latest news, our press page with the press contacts and the publications.

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.

Music educators will find concepts and working materials for music lessons at the Podium Gegenwart's educational projects. Current developments in music policy and studies can be found in the "Music Education" section, as well as specialist articles on this topic at the German Music Information Center.

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