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The Art of Music Education
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The Art of Music Education

Symposium from 14 to 16 February 2018

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Since 2008, the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg and the Körber Foundation have gathered the international community of music educators every two years to collectively explore the opportunities and challenges of music education work. »The Art of Music Education« now takes place for the sixth time. The symposium has previously dealt with the central topics of »Role«, »Young Audiences«, »Alliances« »Heritage« and »Cooperation with Schools«, during which numerous prominent speakers from music education and various disciplines shared their experiences.

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Promoter: HamburgMusik



Established in 1959 by businessman Kurt A. Körber, the Körber Foundation is actively involved in its own national and international projects and events. Located in the vicinity of the Elbphilharmonie, the KörberForum takes on current social challenges in fields of action comprising international dialogue, demographic change and innovation.

  • Getting Here

    Kehrwieder 12
    20457 Hamburg

    Underground line U3 to Baumwall (Elbphilharmonie)
    Bus 111 to Am Kaiserkai (Elbphilharmonie)
    It takes approx. 3 minutes by foot to reach the Körber-Stiftung from each stop.

  • Parking

    A limited number of parking spaces are available at a charge on the street Kehrwieder (behind the boom).

  • Accessibility

    The event spaces are located on the mezzanine level and the main entrance is accessed via an outside staircase. As a result of flood safety measures in the HafenCity, the accessible entrance to the venue is located via the underground car park. Ring the bell at the bottom of the staircase at the main entrance or at the entrance to the underground car park on the left-hand side of the building.

    The reception, foyer, event spaces and toilets are fully accessible for wheelchair users and persons with limited mobility.

    The event spaces in the Körber Foundation are fitted with an induction loop. Hearing aid users can use this to listen to the musical or spoken performance wirelessly through their own hearing aid. Alternatively, inductive signal receivers are available for rental from the sound technician at the control desk. If you require this assistance, please inform the Körber Foundation in advance.

    For more information about accessibility, please contact the Körber Foundation by phone at +49 40 808 1920 or by email at empfang@koerber-stiftung.de.