Musikhochschule Lübeck

College & Education

Europe, Germany, Lübeck

The Lübeck Academy of Music (German: Musikhochschule Lübeck) in Lübeck, Germany, is the only higher level music school in the northernmost state of Schleswig-Holstein. The school is located in the World Heritage city of Lübeck, a historic hanseatic city. The school was founded in 1973 but its tradition goes back to 1911. The enrollment is approximately 500 students. The teaching staff includes Shmuel Ashkenasi, Sabine Meyer, James Tocco and others; current president is Inge-Susann Römhild. The Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, an annual summer festival devoted to classical music, holds its master classes at the academy. The school is a member of the Baltic Association of Music Academies.