Team

Editorial Directors

Prof. Dr. Susanne Popp Max-Reger-Institut Karlsruhe

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Susanne Popp worked as a freelancer at the Max Reger Institute since the Reger Year 1973 and was appointed its director in 1981. Under her leadership, the Institute became a world-wide recognized center of research on Max Reger. She organized congresses, exhibitions, festivals, concert series, Reger Nights, etc. Numerous standard publications on Reger - editions of letters and documents, the Reger-Werkverzeichnis (RWV) - and last but not least her comprehensive Reger biography "Werk statt Leben" have established her as the most profound connoisseur of his work. Susanne Popp is also in great demand as a jury member.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Seedorf Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe

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Since the winter semester 2006/07 Thomas Seedorf has been Professor of Musicology at the Institute for Musicology and Music Informatics at the Karlsruhe University of Music. He has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Max Reger Institute since 2008, and its chairman since 2009. His research interests include music theory, 20th century music, song history and analysis, performance practice, and especially the theory and history of art song.

Administration

Dr. Alexander Becker Max-Reger-Institut Karlsruhe

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Alexander Becker joined the Max Reger Institute in 1997, first as a student assistant, then as a research assistant. From 2008 to 2019 he was employed as co-editor of the volumes I/1-7 as well as II/1, II/7 and II/8 in the Reger-Werkausgabe, in 2019 he took over the position as director of the Max-Reger-Institut.

Research Assistants

Nikolaos Beer M. A. Universität Paderborn

Data Curation, Software Development

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Nikolaos Beer is a scientific staff member at the Musicological Seminar Detmold/Paderborn of the University of Paderborn. Since 2012, he has been in charge of the "Verbundstelle Musikedition", which is funded by the Academy of Sciences and Literature in Mainz, and is responsible for the technical and digital-editorial work of the Reger-Werkausgabe. Nikolaos Beer has been associated with the MRI and the RWA in various positions since 2007, starting as a student assistant.

Dr. Knud Breyer Max-Reger-Institut Karlsruhe

Editor

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Knud Breyer has been editor in the Reger-Werkausgabe (RWA) at the Max Reger Institute Karlsruhe since 2021. Besides he has been a staff member of the Hanns Eisler Gesamtausgabe (HEGA) at the Freie Universität Berlin / Akademie der Künste, Berlin (since 2011) and at the Erich Schmid Edition (ESE) at the Zurich University of the Arts (2016–2019). He is also a freelance editor and author for several publishing-houses an cultural institutions.

Dr. Christopher Grafschmidt Max-Reger-Institut Karlsruhe

Editor

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Christopher Grafschmidt joined the ongoing project Reger-Werk-Verzeichnis (RWV) in 2004 and became subsequently staff member to the RWA. After his studies (PhD thesis on “Boris Blacher’s Variable Metrik”), he had worked in the editorial office of a media agency, and had, among other things, written broadcasts about New Music for the SWR in Stuttgart. He is also active as a composer in amateur music.

Dr. Stefan König Max-Reger-Institut Karlsruhe

Editor

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Stefan König joined the Max Reger Institute in 2008. He first worked in the DFG project Reger-Briefe-Verzeichnis and has been editor in the Reger-Werkausgabe since 2009. Beyond the music of Reger, his main research interests include in particular Italian instrumental music of the 20th century (PhD thesis on Italian symphonies in 2006). He is also a freelancer in the Joachim Raff Archive in Lachen (Switzerland).

Claudia Seidl B. A. Max-Reger-Institut Karlsruhe

Editor

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Claudia Seidl, born 1990 in Freyung. Already in early youth organist of the home parish and graduated as C-church musician in 2008. Studied law and philosophy at the University of Passau and historical musicology at the University of Tübingen. Research assistant at the Institute of Musicology in Tübingen, intern in the Musicology Department at the German Historical Institute in Rome, trainee music editor from 2014, later editor at Carus-Verlag Stuttgart. Since 2018 freelance musicologist working especially in the field of editorial office as well as publishing critical editions of sheet music and as well as author of various program texts.Since September 2021 also research assistant at the Reger-Werkausgabe.

Undergraduate and Graduate Assistants

Jannik Franz B. A. Max-Reger-Institut Karlsruhe

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Jannik Franz has been a research assistant at the Max Reger Institute, Karlsruhe in the Reger-Werkausgabe since 2020. He studies musicology (master profile “Digital Humanities”) at the University of Tübingen.

Yanxi Long B. A. Max-Reger-Institut Karlsruhe

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Yanxi Long has been a research assistant at the Max Reger Institute Karlsruhe in the Reger-Werkausgabe since 2020. After studying composition in China, she is studying musicology at the University of Heidelberg.

Alexander Nguyen Max-Reger-Institut Karlsruhe

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Alexander Nguyen has been a student assistant at the Max Reger Institute, Karlsruhe in the Reger-Werkausgabe since 2018. He studies music informatics/musicology at the University of Music, Karlsruhe.

Lectorate

Julia Rosemeyer Carus-Verlag Stuttgart

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Julia Rosemeyer joined Carus-Verlag in 2006, and since 2008 has been the editor responsible for the Reger-Werkausgabe. The main focus of her editorial work is Urtext editions of sacred vocal music from the 17th to the 19th century. For the Reger-Werkausgabe she coordinates the proof-reading, reviews layout and consistency, and manages the schedules.

Consultants

Patrick Borgeat B. A. Max-Reger-Institut Karlsruhe

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Patrick Borgeat is a specialist in music informatics and also active as an experimental computer musician and media artist. He has been employed at the Max Reger Institute since 2015 - mainly in the area of website administration and programming - and since 2016 as a lecturer and PhD student at the IMWI at the Karlsruhe University of Music.

Dr. Jürgen Schaarwächter Max-Reger-Institut Karlsruhe

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Jürgen Schaarwächter has been a research assistant at the Max-Reger-Institut/Elsa-Reger-Stiftung since 1999. Among other things, he is responsible for the publications of the Max-Reger-Institute, for the archive and library. Under his direction the systematic source indexing and digitisation of the Institute's holdings takes place.

Former Team Members

Tobias Bachmann M. A.

Trainee

Armin Eichenmüller

Assistant

Oliver Fahnick

Assistant

Prof. Dr. Christoph Flamm

Research Assistant, Editor

Daniel Fütterer M. A.

Assistant

Matthias Guschelbauer

Trainee

Daniel Gähler

Trainee

Barbara Instynski

Trainee

Prisca Klass

Trainee

David Koch M. A.

Assistant

Severin Kolb M. A.

Trainee

Annelie Lamprecht M. A.

Trainee

Soo Jung Lee

Trainee

Nils Lemke

Trainee

Laura Marti-Becker M. A.

Assistant

Marcel Mendel

Trainee

Nicolas Mischke

Assistant

Katharina Becker-Rehn B. A.

Assistant

Dennis Ried M. A.

Trainee, Assistant, Research Assistant, Editor

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Steiner-Grage

Research Assistant, Editor

Judith Gawlok

Assistant

Prof. Dr. Johannes Voit

Research Assistant, Music Communication

Markus Widmaier

Trainee

Rolf Wissmann

Trainee