Teaching | Lectures

Current teaching activities in:

  • Rock music, heavy and extreme metal: music and culture
  • Jazz history and theory
  • music analysis (jazz/rock/pop, classical)
  • digital humanities: computational tools for music related research
  • Music and Cultural Management (event/project management,
    marketing, management skills for musicians)
  • youth cultures and music

 


Past lectures and courses (for conference paper, see here):

  • 17.11.2016, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, guest lecture series „Topics in the Aesthetics of Music and Sound“
  • 14.-25.11.2016, Youth in the GDR, lecture program at high schools in Thuringia/Germany in cooperation with Stiftung Ettersberg and Landeszentrale für Politische Bildung Thüringen
  • 10.11.2016, guest lecture, University of Music Weimar, seminar „‚Born in the GDR‘. Zeitzeugenbefragung zu Jazz
    und populärer Musik in der DDR“, Prof. Dr. Martin Pfleiderer, Carsten Wernicke
  • 16./17.3.2016, workshop:  Youth in the GDR, lecture program at high schools in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
    in cooperation with Stiftung Ettersberg and  Gegen Vergessen – für Demokratie e.V.
  • July 2015, „Heavy Metal in Germany – past and present of a ‚haven for headbangers‘, Berlin
    @“Wacken – more than Rock (made) in Germany”-program, Berlin, Initiative Musik / Federal Foreign Office
  • summer semester 2014 – „The number of the beast. Vom Hardrock zum Extreme Metal von 1970 bis 2013“, Weimar, Hochschule für Musik
  • summer semester 2013 – event management, Weimar, Hochschule für Musik
  • 6./7.2.2013 – Wissenschaftsmodul Kulturmangement, Weimar, Bauhaus-Universität:
  • 3./4.5+ 24./25.5. 2013 – Selbstmanagement für Musiker, Weimar, Hochschule für Musik
  • winter semester 2013/14 – arts and music marketing + event management,Weimar, Hochschule für Musik
  • summer semester 2013 – music economy (w/ Prof Dr. Steffen Höhne), event management,Weimar, Hochschule für Musik
  • winter semester 2012/13 – arts and music marketing Weimar, Hochschule für Musik
  • summer semester 2012 – event management, Weimar, Hochschule für Musik
  • winter semester 2011/12 – arts and music marketing + event management,Weimar, Hochschule für Musik


Teaching activities at following institutions:

  • Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar
  • Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
  • Stiftung Ettersberg, Weimar

 

If you’re interested in teaching music theory and guitar in particular, feel free to contact me and/or visit my music/artist pages www.zaddachmusic.com/home!

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upcoming paper presentations

 

27.7.2015
„Heavy Metal in Germany – past and present of a ‚haven for headbangers‘
@“Wacken – more than Rock (made) in Germany”-program, Berlin, Initiative Musik / Federal Foreign Office

28.-29.7.2015
Youth in the GDR, lecture program at high schools in Augsburg/Bavaria, Germany
in cooperation with Stiftung Ettersberg and Landeszentrale für Politische Bildung Thüringen

 29.-31.10.2015
conference „Kafka and music“, Berlin
(paper: Kafka and jazz. contemporary receptions)

 

 

past paper presentations in 2013 and 2014

26.11.2014 – Kolloquium des Instituts für Musikwissenschaft Weimar-Jena,
Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar (paper given: heavy and extreme metal in the GDR)

17.-28.11.2014 – Youth in the GDR, lecture program at high schools in Thuringia/Germany
in cooperation with Stiftung Ettersberg and Landeszentrale für Politische Bildung Thüringen.

15.11.2014 – conference “Weimarer Begegnungen/ Jazz in the Central Europe”, Jazzmeile Thüringen, Weimar (paper: Jazz in state socialism)

7.-8.11.2014 – conferece “metal and cultural impact”, University of Dayton, Ohio
(paper: “On through the mist and the madness, we are trying to get the message to you:”
Heavy and Extreme Metal Behind the Iron Curtain in the 1980s)

2.-5.10.2014 – DVSM-conference „Was ist gute Musik?“, Hochschule für Musik Weimar (paper: ‘Good’ jazz and metal?
About the discursive praxis of music)

18-21.9.2014 – international Geman Studies Association conference, Kansas City/Missouri (paper: A Question of a German Sound?
The rise of heavy and extreme metal music in the BRD and GDR)

6.5.2014 – Vortrag “Kiss the demon. zum dissonanten Verhältnis von Black Metal und Christentum”
| paper at catholic students community, Ilmenau (paper given: kiss the demon.
about the dissonant relationship of black metal and christianity)

22./23.11.2013 – conference “Metal and Politics. Zwischen Ideologie und Utopie”, Universität Köln
(paper given: heavy metal in cold war ages. the case of metal in the GDR)

7.-10-11.2013 – Conference “Jugend in der Tschechoslowakei”, Collegium Carolinum, München
(paper given: “Blame it on my youth”. Jazz and youth in Czechoslovakias 50s and 60s)

27./28.9.2013 – conference “Darmstädter Jazzforum”, Jazzinstitut Darmstadt
(paper given, w/ Prof. Dr. Martin Pfleiderer: Contemporary jazz discourses in Germany)

3.7.2013 – Kolloquium des Instituts für Musikwissenschaft Weimar-Jena,
Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar (paper given: heavy and extreme metal in the GDR)

7./8.6.2013 – conference “Hard Wired III. Heavy Metal and Society”, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
(paper given: Heavy metal as social praxis, using the exemple of metal in the GDR)