After the 2020 and 2021 Sound Understanding Concerts were cancelled due to the pandemic, we are pleased to announce the 2022 Sound Understanding Concert will be held in person on April 21. The concert will showcase the 2021/22 DAAD Music Fellows, alumni, and friends and feature classical and jazz music.
The 2021/2022 DAAD Music Fellows are:
Felicitas Schiffner, violin
Martina Barta, voice
Sebastian Winter, composer
Attractive sponsorship packages will help you associate your brand with an enjoyable cultural evening highlighting the next generation of German musicians, and meet leaders of the German-American business community. Previous sponsors and attendees included, among others, the Robert Bosch Corporation, Deutsche Bank, DHL, Lufthansa, Mercedes-Benz USA, Schering/Berlex Laboratories, and others.
Details on sponsorship opportunities are available here: Sound Understanding Sponsorship Form 2022 [DOC 121.00 KB]
The DAAD Alumni Association is a 501(c)(3) organization, and all contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by the law.
The DAAD Alumni Association continues to welcome support from generous DAAD alumni, friends and partners.
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Sound Understanding Sponsors 2022
The DAAD Alumni Association of the US and DAAD would like to gratefully acknowledge all of the sponsors of this year’s event and all of our members and donors across the country. Their support will help us to ensure that the important work of international academic and cultural exchange between the US and Germany continues to address the needs of the modern transatlantic relationship.
Silver Sponsors ($2000)
Bronze Sponsors ($1000)
Christian Tschoeke, Helene Zimmer-Loew
Brian D Boyer, Ingo Brachman, Helena Kane Finn, Kara Kirkeby, Robert Meyerson, Rosmarie Morewedge, Uli Wagner
We’d also like to thank: Gary Beckman, Barbara Berthold, Ranjit Bhattacharjee, Ronald Engle, Jennifer Hickey, Erich Haratsch, Wolfgang Ketterle, Kenneth Ledford, Martin Mueller, Mark Rectanus, Susanne Rott, Mechthild Schmidt, Otto Sonntag, Rick White, Rebecca Willams, Joseph Zabinski
Sound Understanding 2022
Click below to see photos from the 2022 Sound Understanding concert at Carnegie Hall.
DAAD Alumni Associations USA
Join in! The DAAD Alumni Association USA aims to strengthen ties between its alumni in the USA and abroad. One of its flagship programs is the annual Sound Understanding concert. If you are not already a sustaining member of the DAAD Alumni Association, consider joining us!