Soprano Maine Takeda has won second prize at this year's "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy University Competition" in Berlin, which is also the Federal President's Prize. The singer was born in Osaka (Japan). She completed her Bachelor's degree in singing and Master's degree in opera at Geidai University in Tokyo. She was awarded the Acanthus Prize, the Matsuda Toshi Prize and the Douseikai Prize upon graduation. Since October 2020, she has continued her education at the Karlsruhe University of… Weiterlesen
Mourning for Michael Uhde (1953–2024) It is with great sadness that we have to announce that our colleague and teacher Prof. Michael Uhde died of an insidious illness on 8 January 2024 at the age of 70. As a pianist, teacher and long-standing Vice-Rector, as an elected member of the University Council and in many other functions, Michael Uhde played a decisive role in shaping the Karlsruhe University of Music for decades, representing it both internally and externally in an impressive manner.… Weiterlesen
The Karlsruhe University of Music mourns the death of Peter Kienzle *09.07.1940 † 22.12.2023 Until his death at the age of 83, Peter Kienzle worked as a porter at Schloss Gottesaue. We have lost not only a highly esteemed and respected colleague, but also a good friend. We will keep Peter Kienzle in honorable memory. Our deepest sympathy goes out to his family and friends. Prof. Dr. Matthias Wiegandt Rector Daniela Schneider Chancellor
In memory of Dr Wolfgang Schäuble Dr Wolfgang Schäuble, one of Germany's most renowned politicians, passed away on 25 December 2023. We fondly remember his visit to the Karlsruhe University of Music when the then President of the Bundestag opened the 2020/21 winter semester at the Wolfgang Rihm Forum on 14 October 2020 with his speech "How does politics sound?" at the Academic Celebration. You can watch his speech again at this link, more... Afterwards, Dr Wolfgang Schäuble was available for… Weiterlesen
Johannes Heuft, born in 1997, has been studying Music Journalism for Broadcasting and Multimedia at the Karlsruhe University of Music since 2018. After completing his Bachelor's degree in 2022, he will be in the 3rd semester of the Master's degree programme in Music Journalism. Heuft, who grew up in the municipality of Kottenheim (Mayen-Koblenz district), made his home community the subject of a media production, for which he has now been awarded the Hans-Hachmann Scholarship.   With the Hans-… Weiterlesen