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Silke Musfeldt IT & Media Manager

+49 (0)511 36607-42 |

Silke Musfeldt, born in Langenhagen near Hannover, studied geodesy at the Technical University in Hannover. Followed by a period of self-employment (service company for concert and catering supplies) and subsequent maternity leave, she joined the staff of Konzertdirektion Schmid in August 1999 as personal assistant to Cornelia Schmid and later as Associate Artist Manager. She is responsible for all administrative duties for Christian Tetzlaff, Lars Vogt as well as Yo-Yo Ma and supervising all IT matters of the company.

Maya Raphaela Reda On maternity leave

After her graduation, Maya Raphaela Reda studied Cultural Studies and Spanish at the universities in Bremen und Münster, Germany. Her studies were followed by a vocational course in administration and languages (English, Spanish, Italian). She first came to Konzertdirektion Schmid as an intern, in both the Hannover and London offices. Since July 2009 she forms part of the Konzertdirektion Schmid team as administrator. During her leisure time, she likes to swim and play her cello.

Anna Wetherell On maternity leave

+44 (0)20 739509-32 |

Anna Wetherell graduated from Oxford University with a music degree in 2002 and began work at Van Walsum Management in London, first as assistant in the Projects Department, before moving to the Artist Management Department. She has worked for Konzertdirektion Schmid UK since August 2004. At Oxford, her main instrument was the piano. She was also an active member of various choral groups within the university, alongside the contemporary music group and instrumental chamber groups. She is also passionate about cinema and English literature.

Astrid Brauer On maternity leave

+49 (0) 511 36607-41 |

After having spent a year in Warwickshire, England, Astrid Brauer studied English and Musicology which she finished with an MA in 2002. Prior to joining the PR department of Konzertdirektion Schmid in August 2006, she had worked as a trainee at a music publisher´s, done a correspondence course in journalism and completed several internships in the cultural field, amongst others in the press department of the Deutsche Oper Berlin (2005/2006 season). After three years of maternity leave, Astrid Brauer returned to the Schmid office in November 2014, where she takes care of the company's website and matters of office organization. If there's some spare time, she still enjoys playing the piano.

Meike Becker On maternity leave

+49 (0)30 5213702-25 |

Before joining Konzertdirektion Schmid in July 2012, Meike Becker worked as Head of PR for the Tonhalle Düsseldorf and the Schumannfest 2012, a position she assumed in 2010 after having previously worked for the PR² classic agency. Meike Knoche earned a degree in musicology as well as in media and communication studies at the University of Halle-Wittenberg. Whilst studying for her degree she worked as a freelance music critic for the Mitteldeutsche Zeitung. Following her studies, she worked for “Musik der Jahrhunderte Stuttgart” and was responsible for the PR and Marketing of the Festival ECLAT and the “Neue Vocalsolisten”.