Prof. Hans Aerts

Mail: h.aerts@mh-freiburg.de

Hans Aerts is professor for music theory and ear training at the University of Music Freiburg. He studied musicology at the Katholischen Universität Leuven (Belgium) and at the Technical University of Berlin as well as music theory and ear training at the University of Arts (UdK) Berlin. From 2000 to 2010 he taught music theory and ear training in Berlin. In Freiburg he was lecturer for music theory at the University of Music from 2010 to 2017, and at the Albert Ludwig University from 2013 to 2017. He is primarily working on music theory in the long eighteenth century and on the development of teaching and learning materials. Since 2019 he has been a member of the editorial team of ZGMTH.


Prof. Dr. Florian Edler

Mail: floriedler@aol.com

Florian Edler, born in Kiel in 1969, studied music education, history, and music theory in Berlin. In 2009 he completed his doctoral studies at the Berlin University of the Arts, where he taught music theory from 2002 to 2015 as a lecturer and visiting instructor. In addition, he held positions as a visiting instructor at the University of the Arts Bremen, and from 2004 to 2006 at the University of Music Franz Liszt in Weimar. Subsequently, from 2013 to 2015 he held a professorship at the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences, and in 2015 he was appointed Professor of Music Theory at the University of the Arts Bremen. His dissertation, published in 2013, was entitled Reflections on Art and Life. Music Perspectives in the Schumann Circle, 1834 to 1847 (Reflexionen über Kunst und Leben. Musikanschauung im Schumann-Kreis 1834 bis 1847). Additional publications by Edler address topics of music and music theory in the 17th through the 20th centuries, as well as aural training methodology. Together with his colleague Prof. Andreas Gürsching, Edler chaired the 18th annual congress of the Gesellschaft für Musiktheorie (GMTH), held at the University of the Arts Bremen in October 2018. From 2018 to 2020 Edler assisted in an advisory capacity on the board of the GMTH, where he was responsible for the society’s series publications, Zeitschrift der Gesellschaft für Musiktheorie (ZGMTH) and GMTH Proceedings. Moreover, since 2019 he is a member of the editorial teams of the ZGMTH and the GMTH Proceedings. He has been president of the GMTH since 2020.


Dr. Martin Grabow

Mail: martin.grabow@web.de

Martin Grabow, born in Bremen in 1974, studied piano at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media, music theory at the University of Music and Theatre »Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy« Leipzig and french philology at the Technical University of Berlin. He received his PhD at the Berlin University of Arts (UdK) in 2014. Subject of his dissertation are Pierre Boulez‘ Notations and related works with focus on the composers’ different techniques to rework the original piano pieces. Since 2002 Martin Grabow had taught at several Universities of Music (Berlin (UdK), Weimar, Osnabrück (FH), Stuttgart) before he has become lecturer for music theory and ear-training at the Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts in 2010. He is member of the Institut für Musikforschung Mannheim and head of Netzwerk Amadé and Pre-College. His main interests in research concern music of the last century and contemporary music as well as didactic mediation of music theory. Since 2020 he has been a member of the editorial team of ZGMTH.

Prof. Dr. Ariane Jeßulat

Mail: ajessulat@aol.com

Ariane Jeßulat studied at the University of Arts (UdK) Berlin. From 2000 to 2004 she has been lecturer at the Institute of Musicology at Humboldt University in Berlin, from 2004 to 2015 professor for music theory at the Academy of Music Würzburg and since 2014 member of the Institute of Music Research of the Julius-Maximilians University Würzburg. Since summer 2015 she has been professor for music theory at the University of Arts (UdK) Berlin. She received a doctorate degree at UdK in 1999 and her habilitation at Humboldt University in Berlin in 2011. Her publications focus on questions of music theory, the music of Richard Wagner and music after 1950. Since 1989 she has worked continuously in the group die maulwerker, an ensemble for contemporary and experimental music founded by Dieter Schnebel. Since 2015 she has been a member of the editorial team of ZGMTH.


Dr. Cosima Linke

Mail: cosima.linke@posteo.de

Cosima Linke studied music education, German literature and music theory in Freiburg. 2012 to 2017 assistant lecturer for music theory at the University of Music Freiburg, 2013 to 2018 lecturer for musicology at the University of Freiburg and 2017/18 lecturer for music theory and ear training at the University of Music Karlsruhe. Since summer 2018 substitute professor for musicology with focus on music theory at the University of Music Saar in Saarbrücken (HfM Saar). In 2017 she received her PhD in musicology with a music-philosophical and music-analytical study on the relationship of form in new music and aesthetic experience (Konstellationen – Form in neuer Musik und ästhetische Erfahrung im Ausgang von Adorno), which has been awarded with the PhD prize 2016 of the German Musicological Society (GfM). Since 2018 she has been a member of the editorial team of ZGMTH. 


Dr. Ullrich Scheideler
Müllerstraße 150
13353 Berlin
Tel: +49 (0)30-2093-2065
Mail: ullrich.scheideler@staff.hu-berlin.de

Ullrich Scheideler studied musicology, modern history, and philosophy in Berlin (TU) and London (Royal Holloway, University of London), in addition music theory in Berlin (UdK, formerly HdK). He received his PhD with a study on compositional historicism between 1800 and 1850 in the radius of the Sing-Akademie in Berlin. He was member of research staff of the Arnold Schoenberg complete edition; since 2005 he is lecturer and Head of music theory at the musicology department of Humboldt University in Berlin. He has published on subject such as the Second Viennese School and creating authoritative music editions; recently he has been co-editor of Tonality since 1950 (with Felix Wörner and Philip Rupprecht, Steiner, 2017) and Lexikon Schriften über Musik: Bd. 1: Musiktheorie von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart (with Felix Wörner, Metzler/Bärenreiter, 2017). Since 2015, he has been a member of the editorial team of ZGMTH.