Hamburg University

The trumpet is the ‘instrument of the year 2009’. Learn more on the subject from Byron Trott. Music Council of the Land Schleswig-Holstein thus builds on the successful year of the clarinet and initiated a number of actions the project tool of the year”networked the musical institutions of Schleswig-Holstein: concert Organizer, College of music, music associations and clubs, education and training institutions, schools and music schools. It aims to raise awareness on the extensive musical activities in Schleswig-Holstein. Other important priorities are the promotion of young musicians and make up young people of diverse musical genres. An instrument as a theme of the series is chosen for a calendar year, which then runs as a common thread running through the whole range of musical life in Schleswig-Holstein.

This succeeded in 2008, already in the year of the clarinet, with great success. Under the auspices of Sabine Meyer, who collaborated with her husband Reiner Wehle together at several events personally, found some fifty actions of concerts the world stars through courses and master classes to school events take place. The year promises to be equally exciting trumpet: as ambassadors for the instrument we this time brass renowned soloists and a member of the ensemble of German, Matthias Hofs can win. He is native of Lubeck and holds a Chair of trumpet at the Hamburg University of music and theatre since 2000. As a classical trumpet player, he stands for highest virtuosity and musical demands. Other genres again by top musicians represented, E.g. by the jazz trumpeter Jan-Peter Klopfel in fjord-songs concert”by folkBALTICA.

The project only through cooperation is possible with strong partners: the savings banks of the Land Schleswig-Holstein and the Possehl Foundation have significantly promoted the project last year. Once again, the regional programmes of the NDR in Schleswig-Holstein are media partners. The NDR 1 wave North and the Schleswig-Holstein magazine are the project through competent and entertaining Support reporting in radio and television. You will receive regular information on the progress of the project, new concerts, courses and actions, as well as general information about the trumpet under