Hochschule für Musik Detmold
University description (as per official university website)
The Academy of Music Detmold is situated in one of the most attractive capital cities in Germany. For more than 60 years ago top international musicians to teach in a setting that makes an educational and artistic work of the highest possible intensity.
The university has ten training specifically decorated buildings that are campus-in and at the imposing palace garden: strings, winds, singers and drummers have their own "custom" houses, the pianist and organist reside in the old palace, where to try the larger chamber ensembles and ; concert music scientists work in an art nouveau villa on the edge of the garden, while holding school musicians and would-be teachers are instrumental in scientific seminars technically well equipped "home education". Opera for students to stage training and performances on stage which also rely on the edge of the campus located historic summer theater. The sound engineers, studios are fitted on the large concert hall, which is in its sound technology unique in the world.
A map of our university building, you can here download.
In the tradition of the Northwest German Music Academy - as the university used to be called - put the 180 here, working artists and teachers as well as numerous national and international partners the foundation that Detmolder students under exceptional competitions to find are the winners often and not only the classical music culture of our days on all major platforms and podiums of the world represented, but worldwide prominent position as teachers in schools and colleges work in.
Today, we are in Detmold for composers, orchestra musicians, pianist, opera, Lied and Oratorio, the conductor, church musician and school musicians, the song- and instrumental teachers, for Elementarmusikpädagogen, for music educators / Concert educators or sound engineer be trained. Students of the University of Music Detmold can at the newly founded orchestra center Dortmund additional orchestral music in practice. All courses are on a fast musical culture continuously adapted to changing conditions and responding to change professions. The common identity of teachers, students and the university administration has a vision cast, which is part of the NRW contract with target agreements is.
In Detmold is always special emphasis on the practical exercise of public music laid since. Since the university in more than 400 concerts year numerous concert halls, theaters and even two studio recorded per theater and culturally very dedicated population of the capital city of these events followed with lively interest, including studies of particular podium training, a realistic quality that. In Detmold oratorio choir, the supplement to the pure student-occupied Chamber Choir performs in larger oratorical literature, many citizens are Detmolder citizens and committed. The university also offers series of concerts with renowned artists in an external, these six concerts each season, champions are students and of the Detmold open to the public.
The Detmold Summer Academy College makes every year an outstanding contribution to gifted students in Germany: cooperation with the Federal Competition "Youth plays instruments in" Detmold give teachers and guest conductors open master classes and train the winners of the competition is an exceptional orchestra. In the first year of the Detmold Summer Academy (2004), Kurt Masur to lead this orchestra.
The Gifted found in the newly established center Detmolder gifted its concentrated expression. Young, exceptionally talented musicians will be fully prepared for weekend courses in their career. This is done in collaboration with the Institute for research talent in the music, the Paderborn University is the home to. The training is done in a hitherto unfamiliar width, not only on the artistic, but the development of the whole personality is aimed at.
The sound engineer institute of the university is a highly specialized training for leaders of music recordings of any kind (radio, television, sound recording, sound system). The "Erich-Thien home institution", as it is today has international status, his role model for all the world were built in similar institutions. In Detmold trained sound engineers around the world hold leading positions in the music industry.
The Department of Musicology, in collaboration with the University of Paderborn will be operated in Detmold, the student is a renowned institute available to students whose academic work of the artistic and pedagogical subjects benefit from.
For the project "SMS - singing makes sense" , the university cooperates with the University of Paderborn, the district government Detmold and music schools, schools and teacher training institutes in East Westphalia-Lippe. The project is from the family-Osthushenrich Foundation and the Government of North Rhine-Westphalia encouraged. SMS will the joy of music and Singfähigkeit of primary school children in East Westphalia-Lippe develop one hand, and intensify the training of teachers on the other.
What do the students and teachers in college just moved, can be read on the screens, the Institute and the buildings are situated in the Palais. On current information that they run to school, to rehearsals and concerts. You can here get a look online, but need a Flash player - and for the correct display of our site at all.