Schumann Award for Special Services to Music Education

Sponsor / organizer: Robert-Schumann-Gesellschaft Frankfurt am Main e.V.

Established in: 2012

Categories: The "Schumann award for special services to music education" honours important contributions to music education.

Term: every two years

Award committee: The board of the Robert-Schumann-Gesellschaft Frankfurt am Main e.V.

Nature of the award / endowment: The award is endowed with 10,000.00 euros prize money intended as a contribution to projects that aim to introduce children to music.

Award winners:

Sabine Mittenhuber
, director of the children choir at Hessicher Rundfunk / Kinderchor Frankfurt im Hessischen Rundfunk

Andreas Boltz
, music director of the Dom/Cathedrale
Bjanka Ehry
, director of the Frankfurter Domsingschule

Tobias Henn, head of the programme "PEGASUS – Musik erleben!" of the Alte Oper in Frankfurt

Clemens Greve, managing director of the civic trust "Frankfurter Bürgerstiftung im Holzhausenschlösschen".

Prof. Felix Koch, professor of early music/Baroque cello and concert education/music appreciation at the Mainz School of Music of the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz

Further information (German only)