Senate

The Senate is one of the central organs of the university and consists of 15 members. It decides on matters of fundamental importance for teaching and research, in particular on the establishment, modification and cancellation of study programmes. It shall give its opinion on the proposals of the Appointment Committees for the appointment of professors. In addition, the Senate decides on proposals for the appointment of honorary professors and on the granting of dignity to an honorary member of the university, an honorary senator or an honorary citizen.

Members by virtue of office

President (Chair)

Prof. Dr. Christoph Wünsch

President | Vice Chairman of the Academy of Music

Chancellor

Roland Ulsamer

Chancellor

Members by election

Department I (Vocal Performance/Opera School | Conducting)

Prof. Alexandra Coku

Vocal Performance

Department II (Piano) (Vice-Chair)

Prof. Silke-Thora Matthies

piano | vice chairwoman of the Musical Academy

Department III (Strings)

Prof. Nimrod Guez

Viola | deputy speaker of the string instruments section

Deputy

Prof. Niklas Eppinger

Violoncello | Section Speaker String Instruments

Department IV (Woodwinds | Brass Instruments)

Prof. Stefan Albers

Flute

Department V (Jazz | Percussion)

Prof. Bernhard Pichl

Jazz Piano | Jazz History

Deputy

Prof. Marko Lackner

Big Band | Big Band Director | Deputy Speaker of the Jazz Section

Department VI (Solo Organ/Church Music | Historical Instruments | Composition/Music Theory)

Prof. Dr. Christoph Henzel

Historical Musicology | Division Speaker Musicology/Musician Medicine
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Deputy

Prof. Almut Gatz

Music Theory | Section Speaker Composition/Music Theory
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Department VII (Music Education | Musicology)

Prof. Dr. Christoph Henzel

Historical Musicology | Division Speaker Musicology/Musician Medicine
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Deputy

Prof. Tobias Usbeck

School Practical Piano Playing | Section Speaker Music Pedagogy

Department VIII (Chamber Music | Liedbegleitung/Korrepetition | Guitar | Akkordeon | Harp)

Prof. Jürgen Ruck

Guitar | Dean of Studies | Speaker of the Guitar Section

Artistic assistants | Lecturers

Markus Sotirianos

Music theory

Deputy

Stefan Fuchs

Baroque cello

Other Employees

Andreas Herold

Head of stage equipment

Women's Representative

Daniela Hasenhündl

Elementary music pedagogy | Women's Representative

Student Representation

Viviane Hammermüller

Studierendenvertretung | Vertretung in Senat und Hochschulrat

Vinzenz Wolpold

Studierendenvertretung | Vertretung in Senat und Hochschulrat

Advisory members

Prof. Dr. Andreas C. Lehmann

Vice President | Systematic Musicology

Prof. Rudolf Ramming

Vice President | Piano

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Sammer

Music Pedagogy (School Music Teaching) | Dean of Studies