Robert Schumann Hochschule

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The Robert-Schumann-Hochschule (Robert Schumann University of Music and Media) is a college for music studies on university level in Düsseldorf, Germany.

History

In 1935 three private music schools were merged into the Robert Schumann Conservatorium, named after the composer Robert Schumann, who lived a long while in Düsseldorf.

In 1972 the state of North Rhine-Westphalia became the responsible body for the music college. It became part of the public college for music in the Rhineland. In 1987 it became an independent college and got its current name.

Studies

The college offers courses of study in:

  • classical instrumental music
  • Classical vocal music
  • Music education
  • Roman Catholic liturgical music
  • Protestant liturgical music
  • Audio engineering

The college has about 41 professors, 160 lecturers and 600 students.

The study fees in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia were (in 2006) about 500 Euro per semster (1,000 resp. 1,100 per year).

Notable teachers

  • Ida Bieler (violin)
  • Michael Denhoff (chamber music)
  • Konrad Jarnot (voice)
  • Joaquín Clerch ( classical Guitar )
  • Christiane Oelze (voice)
  • Roberto Szidon (piano)
  • Manfred Trojahn (composition)
  • Sándor Végh (violin)

Notable students

  • Martin Bambauer (1970)
  • Karl Bartos (1952)
  • Björn Bobach (1973)
  • Measha Brueggergosman (1977)
  • Oscar van Dillen (1958)
  • Klaus Doldinger (1936)
  • Andreas Ehret (1967)
  • Helmut Freitag
  • Manuel Gera
  • Roland Haerdtner (1964)
  • Ralf Hütter (1946)
  • Helmut Kickton (1956)
  • Reinhard Kluth
  • Tobias Koch (1968)
  • Ulrich Leykam (1948)
  • Johannes Quack (1959)
  • Walter Ratzek (1960)
  • Fazil Say (1970)
  • Andreas Schmidt (1960)
  • Florian Schneider-Esleben (1947)
  • Wolfgang Seifen
  • Vera Schönenberg
  • Alexander Shelley
  • Andreas Sieling
  • Jürgen Sonnentheil
  • Bernd Wiesemann (1938)
  • Wolfram Wittekind
  • Martin Wenning (1962)

See also

  • Robert Schumann

External links

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