Pauline Heister is the first woman to hold a professorship in Audio Engineering/Production at the mdw. She brings with her a rich body of professional experience in orchestral recording and opera broadcasting, and she now looks forward to cultivating intensified exchange between Tonmeisters and instrumentalists at the FAL.
Wilfried Aigner, a senior scientist at the Department of Music Education Research, Music Didactics and Elementary Music Education, talks about music education’s status, lobbying work for the arts, and music teaching in times of crisis and beyond.
Those who become professional actors necessarily end up developing a certain relationship with death.Romeo drinks poison and Juliet stabs herself with a dagger; Stella drinks poison and Fernando shoots himself; Woyzeck murders Marie in a fit of bloodlust with countless stabs of a knife; Ferdinand kills Luise and himself with poison...
2019 saw Patricia Nolz become the first woman to win the CARSA as a vocalist. It was the seventh awarding of this EUR 10,000 prize that helps support promising artists studying at the mdw as they start their professional careers.
Be it about having credits for previous coursework transferred at the beginning of one’s studies at the mdw, or receiving one’s academic degree at the end: all students, sooner or later, come into contact with the mdw’s director of studies.
As part of the event "Zwischen den Welten. Transdisziplinäre Verschränkungen von Wissenschaft, Kunst & Pädagogik" on 13 June, the University Senate awarded Harald Huber its Medal for Merit in Gold for his outstanding service to the mdw.