With more than 500 public events a year, the University of Music Karlsruhe is one of the most far-reaching cultural institutions in the Baden area. In addition to concerts, musical theatre performances, lectures, workshops and symposiums, students and interested visitors as audience members may also participate in master classes and competitions .
Special highlights of the annual calendar of events include the Akademische Feier at the beginning of each semester and the "ZeitGenuss" festival in October, copresented with the Department of Cultural Affairs of the City of Karlsruhe; the New Year's concert in January; children's music festival on Mother's Day in May; and the open air mini festival "Karlsruhe klingt - Music to go!" in Karlsruhe’s city center.
Several concert series also enjoy great popularity: