Popakademie
Academics / B.A. World Music / Lecturers

Who teaches here?

  • Prof. Udo Dahmen: Artistic Director, Department Head PMD, PM and WM, Drums, Bodypercussion, Producing
  • Prof. Dr. David-Emil Wickström: Degree Program Administrator PMD and WM, History of Popular Music, Theory & Methods of Popular Music Studies and Ethnomusicology

  • Kemal Dinç, Department chief: Bağlama, Bandcoaching
  • Erdem Şimşek: Bağlama
  • Kenan Tülek: Bağlama, Transcultural music education
  • Guest lecturers: Erkan Oğur, Sinan Ajjıldız, Yusuf Arslan

  • Samir Mansour, Department chief: Oud, Makam theory, Musical forms and compositions, Ensemble
  • Yurdal Tokcan: Oud
  • Mehmet Ungan: Oud
  • Guest lecturers: Ahmad Al Khatib, Negar Booban, Fadhel Boubaker, Ufuk Kaan İcli, Mustafa Said, Roman Bunka

  • Muhittin Temel: Departmentchief: Kanun, Music theory, Composition
  • Guest lecturers: Aytaç Doğan, Ali Shaker, Ahmet Baran

Mediterranean/ Middle Eastern/ Indian/ West-African Percussion
  • Murat Coşkun, Department chief: Percussion, Ensemble
  • Firas Hassan, Department chief: Percussion, Bandcoaching, Ensemble
  • Pape Samory Seck, Department chief: West-African Percussion
  • Guest lecturers: Trilok Gurtu, Rhani Krija, Pete Lockett, Dr. Rohan Krishnamurthy, Joss Turnbull, Nora Thiele

  • Hindol Deb, Departmentchief: Indian Music/ Sitar, Indian music theory

  • Muhittin Temel, Department chief: Kanun, Music theory, Composition
  • Samir Mansour, Department chief: Oud, Makam theory, Musical forms and compositions, Ensemble
  • Dr. Martin Greve: Makam theory
  • Cengiz Onural: Composition, Ensemble
  • Hindol Deb, Department chief: Indian Music/ Sitar, Indian music theory
  • Pape Samory Seck, Department chief: West-African Percussion
  • Prof. Alexander Paeffgen, Department Chief Music theory/ Composition, Keyboard, Bandcoaching
  • Christoph Sauer: Bodypercussion
  • Daniel Jakobi: Bodypercussion
  • Firas Hassan: Bodypercussion
  • Murat Coşkun: Bodypercussion

  • Mike Herting, Ensemble, Musical forms and compositions
  • Johannes Stange: Rehearsalband
  • Michael Koschorreck: Guitar, Bandcoaching
  • Prof. Mathias "Maze" Leber: Department Chief Keyboard, Bandcoaching
  • Gagey Mrozeck: Gitarrist, Producer, Songwriter, Bandcoaching
  • Ross Daly: Musical forms and compositions
  • Dr. Cornelia Gruber: Music worldwide – Field research, Music from Madagaskar
  • Prof. José Cortijo: Music worldwide – Afrocuban Music
  • Prof. Michael Küttner: Music worldwide – African Music
  • Gudrun Walther: Music worldwide – Traditional Music of Ireland and Germany
  • Jerome Weiss: Music worlwide – Music of the Sinti and Roma
  • Ashok Nair: Music of the world, Indian Music
  • Prof. Axel Schwarz: Department Chief Popular Music Education, Keyboard, Bandcoaching
  • Danijela Albrecht: Transcultural music education
  • Rainer Buschmann: Transcultural music education
  • Ali Ungan: Transcultural music education
  • Lars Riethmüller: Multimedia

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