“Music & Brain”

in cooperation with DZNE Werner v. Schnitzler and Suzanna Kadzhoyan, participants of the transatlantic exchange continue their joint recitals. program (pdf)

Monday, Dec 19th at 6 pm, CAESAR, Bonn, Ludwig Erhard Allee 2




With deep gratitude to Juilliard President Dr. Joseph W. Polisi, Rektor Prof. Reiner Schuhenn and Consul General Busso v. Alvensleben for their willingness to support the continuation of the transatlantic music exchange project between Cologne and New York, I am delighted to announce the following news...

Transatlantic Music at the German Consulate NYC Slideshow


Thanks to the help of Dr. Joseph W. Polisi, President of the Juilliard School and Prof. Reiner Schuhenn, at the time Rektor of the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Cologne,as well as Busso v. Allvensleben, Consul General ,the transatlantic music project was successfully continued in NYC, in October 2012. On October 16th there was a concert at Kiep Auditorium of the German House, followed by a highly acclaimed performance at Juilliard´s Paul Hall (Lincoln Center), which formed part of the Daniel Pearl Music Days.


May, 2011:
, Juilliard Jazz pianist, who came from New York to Cologne in May ("vom Hudson an den Rhein") as participant of the transatlantic exchange WINS THELONIUS MONK PRIZE !!! read more


+ October 2012:

Transatlantic Music and Daniel Pearl World Music Days in NYC. more

Ariadne Daskalakis (violin) and Anthony Spiri (piano) gave an acclaimed concert under the auspices of “transatlantic music”...press release read more



+ Oct 2016:

The next transatlantic exchange will take place oct. 8th - 15th 2016 in NYC. Concerts are scheduled oct. 13th at Paul Hall (The Juillard School) and oct. 14th at the Auditorium of the German Consulate General. more

+ May 2014:

A transatlantic chamber music project took place on May 18th to 25th 2014 at Palazzo Ricci, the European Academy of Performing Arts in Montepulciano. In joint masterclasses outstanding students from New York`s Juilliard School and from Cologne Hochschule für Musik und Tanz studied a repertoire, which has been performed in Cologne (HFMT) and Bonn (Beethoven-Haus) during the following week.
Outstanding students of The Juilliard School and Cologne HfMT benefitted in master classes from the experience of internationally renowned faculty members.
Special thanks go to Prof. Lewis Kaplan, Mihaela Martin, Klesie Kelly - Moog and Nina Tichman.

program 1 Montepulciano and Cologne program 2 Montepulciano and Bonn
Music & Brain with Jiayan Sun

Media response: DW, Juilliard Journal