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Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin

Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin Charlottenstraße 55 Berlin,
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Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin was founded in 1950 under the name “Deutsche Hochschule für Musik” and is located in the heart of Berlin at the Schloßplatz and the Gendarmenmarkt. The Neuer Marstall, with its prominent location at the Schloßplatz opposite the Museuminsel, was opened in 2005, while the nearby Gendarmenmarkt location has been long established on Charlottenstraße, opposite the Konzerthaus. Since October 2015 Professor Robert Ehrlich is the President of the Hanns Eisler. The school boasts a symphony orchestra, a school choir, the ECHO Ensemble and numerous chamber music ensembles. Courses are coordinated under four areas of discipline, ranging from voice and direction to strings, woodwind and brass and musicology and composition. The educational profile is complemented by cooperation with institutes shared with Berlin University of the Arts such as the Jazz Institute Berlin, the Institute for New Music Klangzeitort and the Kurt Singer Institute for Music Physiology and Musicians’ Health. Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin presents close to 300 public events annually, including concerts, opera projects, presentations and masterclasses. These are staged both in the school’s halls as well as numerous other venues in the city.

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