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Department A: Voice/Music Theatre, Direction

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Department B: Strings, Harp, Guitar

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Department C: Wind, Percussion, Conducting, Correpetition

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Department D: Piano, Composition, Theoretical Studies

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Our events are currently not open to the public. You can find the digital offer of the Hanns Eisler on our website and in social media.

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Malte Giesen

Composers' Prize 2021 for Malte Giesen from the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation

The composer receives one of the three Composers' Prizes 2021 of the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation, each endowed with 35,000 euros.

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Julia Smirnova mit Geige

Julia Smirnova wins DAAD Prize

Julia Smirnova is this year's winner of the DAAD Prize of the Eisler. She is studying for a bachelor's degree in Prof. Stephan Picard's class. The prize is awarded by the school for outstanding artistic achievements as well as special social or intercultural commitment.

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Festspielhaus Bayreuth hinter einem Blumenbeet

Dennis Krauss stages children's opera at the Bayreuth Festival

Stephen Gould, one of the world's most sought-after Wagner singers, is on stage in the Bayreuth children's opera - "Tristan and Isolde" in the production by Eisler student and director Dennis Krauss.

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Sitzender Mann

Belvedere Singing Competition 3rd Prize for Kangyoon Lee

The master's student from Prof. Roman Trekel's class won 3rd prize at the renowned Hans Gabor Belvedere International Singing Competition.

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Pianistin Maria Eydman

Maria Eydman wins Gold medal from the Gina Bachauer Piano Foundation

The 16-year-old student of Prof. Eldar Nebolsin and student of the Bach-Gymnasium won the Gina Bachauer Young Artists Competition in Salt Lake City.

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Hubert Kowalczyk becomes a member of the ensemble at the Hamburg State Opera

From season 2021|22, Hubert Kowalczyk will be a member of the ensemble at the Hamburg State Opera, previously he was a member of the International Opera Studio. He is studying for a master’s degree with Prof. Martin Bruns.

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Zilvinas Brazauskas mit Klarinette

Usedom Music Prize for Žilvinas Brazauskas

The Lithuanian clarinetist Žilvinas Brazauskas will receive the Usedom Music Prize 2021 endowed with 5,000 euros. The 30-year-old is one of the most original and vital musicians of the new generation, according to the Usedom Festival. He studies in his Konzertexamen as well as chamber music with Prof. Martin Spangenberg and Prof. Eberhard Feltz.

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Álfheiður Erla Guðmundsdóttir

Álfheiður Erla Guðmundsdóttir joins soloist ensemble of Basel Theater

The Icelandic soprano Álfheiður Erla Guðmundsdóttir will be engaged in the soloist ensemble at Theater Basel for the 2021/22 season. At the Hanns Eisler she is currently studying for a master's degree with Prof. Michail Lanskoi, and previously completed her bachelor's degree with Prof. Anna Korondi.

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Pacific Quintet wins 1st prize in the music competition “Sound & Explanation” in 2021

The Pacific Quintet has won the first prize, endowed with 10,000 euros, in the music competition “Sound & Explanation” in 2021, awarded by the Association of Arts and Culture of the German Economy at the Federation of German Industries e. V. The Quintet have been studying at the Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin in the chamber music class of Prof. Martin Spangenberg.

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Bundestag President Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble new patron of the Society of Friends and Patrons

Bundestag President Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble, member of the Bundestag since 1972, takes over the patronage for the Society of Friends and Patrons of the Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin.

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Sebastian Stier

Sebastian Stier appointed professor at the Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin

The composer Sebastian Stier has been appointed to the professorship for music theory in the department of composition and ear training this summer semester 2021.

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Porträt von Juan Pérez Floristán

Juan Pérez Floristán wins International Arthur Rubinstein Piano Master Competition

The master's student from Prof. Eldar Nebolsin's class has won the renowned Arthur Rubinstein Award of the International Arthur Rubinstein Piano Master Competition 2021 in Tel Aviv.

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Giuseppe Guarrera schwarz weiß

Raúl da Costa, Giuseppe Guarrera and Kunal Lahiry receive annual scholarship from the Carl Bechstein Foundation

The Carl Bechstein Foundation has selected two Hanns Eisler students and a graduate from over 90 applicants for an annual scholarship.

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Porträt von Iria Folgado

Iria Folgado becomes principal cor anglais with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin

The Spanish oboist Iria Folgado is studying with Prof. Dominik Wollenweber and began her probationary year as a solo cor anglais with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin in January 2021. Before that, she was member of the Karajan Academy at the Berlin Philharmonic.

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