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Master Class in the New Synagogue

Final Concert of Freie Universität’s International Summer and Winter University Composition Class on July 4, 2012

№ 184/2012 from Jul 02, 2012

Students at the International Summer and Winter University of Freie Universität Berlin (FUBiS) will be giving a concert on July 4, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. in the concert hall of the New Synagogue. It marks the end of the six-week composition class organized by FUBiS. This year’s concert is the 15th annual one to be held. Entitled "A Little Woodwind Music," it will be the world premiere of works for flute and clarinet that were composed as part of the class. The instructor of the course is the American composer and professor of composition, Samuel Adler, who has received numerous prestigious music awards. Admission to the concert is free, but advance registration is requested.

The 13 participants in the annual composition course receive technical guidance in weekly private lessons taught by Professor Adler and master classes given by other professional composers. Samuel Adler, who regularly teaches composition courses held as part of FUBiS, is a professor at the Juilliard School in New York, one of the leading music conservatories and drama schools in the United States. The young musicians at FUBiS can also participate in a conducting course by Emily Freeman Brown, the musical director and conductor of the Bowling Green Philharmonia and Opera Theatre of the Bowling Green State University in Ohio.


Admission to the concert is free. Advance registration is requested: Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 838-71064, Email:

Time and Location

  • Wednesday, July 4, 2012, 7:30 p.m.; Due to security checks at the entrance to the New Synagogue, visitors are advised to arrive early. The doors will be opened at 6:30 p.m.
  • Concert Hall of the New Synagogue, Oranienburger Straße 28/30, 10178 Berlin

Further Information

Kyra Gawlista, Freie Universität Berlin International Summer and Winter University (FUBiS),
Tel.: + 49 (0)30 / 838-73445, Email: