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Notenspur association

Purpose of the association

The purpose of the association is "the promotion of education and culture" by supporting the project Leipziger Notenrouten – Leipzig Music Routes developed by the Leipzig Notenspur Initiative.

This purpose of the association is realized in particular by the following measures and tasks (selection):

- Informaing members and public about the Music Routes

- Activities and events to anchor the unparalleled density of authentic composer sites in Leipzig in the public perception as a unique selling point for the city and an identity-forming feature for its population.

- Promotion of the presentation of the Leipziger Notenspur music route as a tourist attraction, in particular through information, PR and mediation measures

- Implementation of and participation in music-related, experience-oriented city explorations

- Promotion of an intergenerational design of the Music Routes as well as development of corresponding information material

- Organization and implementation of music-related events for cultural education and social integration

- Development and realization of the “European Music Trails" with music as the connecting "mother tongue" of people of different nations, religions and cultures

- Organization and realization of commemorative projects on Jewish musical culture


Prof. Dr. Werner Schneider
Chairman of the Board
Notenspur Leipzig e.V.

E-Mail: verein(at)notenspur-leipzig.de
Phone: +49 341 / 97 33 741

Office contacts:
Wintergartenstraße 2
04103 Leipzig
Phone: +49 341 /25 35 48 60


Members of the association

In addition to numerous private individuals, the following institutional members belong to the association:

  • University of Music and Theatre "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" Leipzig
  • Leipzig Tourism and Marketing Ltd. (LTM)
  • Mendelssohn House Leipzig
  • Museum for Musical Instruments of the University of Leipzig
  • Robert and Clara Schumann Society Leipzig e.V.
  • Grieg-Begegnungsstätte Leipzig e.V.
  • Leipzig Gewandhaus
  • forum thomanum Leipzig e.V.
  • Straße der Musik

Board of Directors

  • Prof. Dr. Werner Schneider, Chairman of the Board, Head of Leipziger Notenspur-Initiative, Visiting Scientist University of Leipzig

  • Dr. Jörg Schmidt, Managing Director MFPA Leipzig GmbH Gesellschaft für Materialforschung und Prüfungsanstalt für das Bauwesen Leipzig mbH (Society for Materials Research and Testing for the Building Industry Leipzig)

  • Prof. Dr. Eszter Fontana, former director of the Museum of Musical Instruments at the University of Leipzig

  • Prof. Thomas Lennartz (co-opted)Prorector for Artistic Practice, University of Music and Theatre "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" Leipzig
  • Dipl. phil. Wolfgang Gühne (co-opted), retired

Responsible inspecting authority: Local Court Leipzig No. VR 4677

Tax identification number: 231/140/32271
Non-profit status: Recognized by certificate of the tax office Leipzig I from 03.02.2009; confirmed on 30.12.2019
Bank account: Sparkasse Leipzig
IBAN: DE98 8605 5592 1100 8042 06