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Seiffert now chairman of university board

The board of the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München elects Seiffert, managing director of G. Henle Verlag, as their director –

Dr. Wolf-Dieter Seiffert, since 2000 managing director of G. Henle Publishers, has unanimously been elected chairman of the board of trustees of the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München.

The 54-year old musicologist will lead this council, of which he has been a member since 2011 on a honorary basis. The board of trustees is equally represented by members and non-members of the university which ensures external expertise co-determining the strategy and development of the university. The council has supervisory functions. Among others the council supervises the directorship of the university and resolves the university constitution as well as the development and planning thereof. In addition, the council, together with the President and Vice President, elects those members of the directorship subject to an election procedure.