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

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

Hochschulzentrum am Horn
Room: 208

+49 3643 | 555 263


Visiting time: Fri 11am to 12pm
Currently, the consultation hours only take place by appointment, otherwise via WebEx or by telephone - +49 3643 | 555 263. Registration for WebEx participation is not necessary.

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  • 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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