Board Members

The board members are elected for a period of two years at the General Meeting. Election is based on a nomination by two members. The nominees must have been EAS members for at least two years.

Current term: 2019-2021.

President: Thomas De Baets


LUCA School of Arts, Campus Lemmens, Belgium

Executive board

Vice President: Isolde Malmberg


Universität Potsdam, Germany

Executive board

Past President: Gerhard Sammer


Hochschule für Musik Würzburg, Germany

International partnerships

Secretary: Marina Gall


University of Bristol – Graduate School of Education, UK 

Executive board

Treasurer: Lina Van Dooren


Malmö Academy of Music, Sweden

Executive board

Andreas Bernhofer


Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, Austria 

Young EAS – Communication

Rūta Girdzijauskienė

Marina Photo 2014

Art Faculty of Klaipeda University, Lithuania


Sezen Özeke


Uludağ University, Faculty of Education, Music Education Department, Turkey

Research & development

Nikos Zafranas


Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece


Michele Biasutti (co-opted)


University of Padova, Italy

EAS2020 Conference Padova

Thade Buchborn (co-opted)

Thade Buchborn

Hochschule für Musik Freiburg, Germany

EAS2021 Conference Freiburg

Fleur Neelen (student delegate)

Portrait Fleur


Conservatory of Maastricht, Netherlands

Young EAS

Diletta Bibbò (student delegate)

Picture Alexander Palmgren cut


University of Padua, Italy

Young EAS