This is Germany’s music professor of the year

This is Germany’s music professor of the year


norman lebrecht

November 16, 2017

Out of 2,200 nominated professors at more than 250 music colleges (Hochschulen), the 2017 title goes to…


Martin Schmeding, professor of organ studies in Leipzig.


  • Ungeheuer says:

    AKA Wayne Knight (Newman) of Seinfeld fame (-:

  • REGERFAN says:

    He recorded the complete organ works of Reger. Good for him!

  • Carl Neumann says:

    Actually, this music professor is Germany’s Professor of the Year and he’s one of four in total. Also there aren’t 250 music colleges in Germany but 24.

  • Cubs Fan says:

    And the organ music of Franz Schmidt in glorious sacd!

  • Andreas B. says:

    there are far less than 250 Musikhochschulen in Germany: about 30, depending on your definition.

    this award is for professors at any type of university or institution for higher education.

    it is awarded by a foundation which belongs to a campus magazine that is distributed for free and financed through ads.

    prof. schmeding is one of four winners.