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Prof. Jörn  Arnecke

Prof. Jörn Arnecke

Professor of Music Theory, Aural Training and Historical Music Theory (Practice), Director of the Centre of Music Theory, Dean of Faculty III, Chairman of the Examination Board

Subject/Instrument: Music Theory, Aural Training, Historical Music Theory

Hochschulzentrum am Horn
Room: 208

+49 3643 | 555 263



Visiting time:

  • During the semester break: only by appointment. Please contact Prof. Arnecke by e-mail at joern.arnecke(at)hfm-weimar.de.
  • During the semester: Fri 11.00 am to 12.00 pm at room 208, hzh (in presence)

  • 1973, born in Hameln
  • studies of composition and music theory with Volkhardt Preuß and Peter Michael Hamel in Hamburg
  • 1997/98, one of the last students of Gérard Grisey at the Conservatoire National Supérieur Paris
  • publications on Johann Sebastian Bach, micro-tonality, the aesthetics of contemporary music theatre, and in the 'Komponisten der Gegenwart' encyclopaedia
  • commissions for the Hamburgische Staatsoper ('Das Fest im Meer', 2001/02; 'Butterfly Blues', 2004), the RuhrTriennale ('Unter Eis', 2006/07) and the Deutsche Oper am Rhein ('Ronja Räubertochter', 2015)
  • numerous composition prizes and scholarships, including the Hindemith-Preis 2004
  • 2001–2009, professor (part-time) of music theory at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg
  • since 2009, professor of music theory and aural training at the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar

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