Born in Hildesheim in 1976, Annette Ziegenmeyer has received her Master’s degrees in Higher Secondary School Teaching, Music Education (Instrument Teacher) and in Music Performance at the Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media (Germany).
After finishing her studies, she was offered a grant for artists and composers by the Cultural Department of the German government, which allowed her to stay at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, France for one year. Afterwards, she taught Music and French for several years at a Secondary School and got her PhD in Musicology at the University of Music and Dance Cologne (Germany).
From 2013, Annette Ziegenmeyer has been working in Higher Music Teacher Education (first at the Universität of Flensburg, then at the University of Wuppertal). Her areas of research cover a broad area: international perspectives on composition pedagogy, community music, inclusion in music education, music education in juvenile detention centers.
Affiliation: University of Wuppertal (Wuppertal, Germany)
Current function: Senior lecturer in Music Education at the University of Wuppertal
- Head of „KulturCampus Wuppertal”
- Board member of the Association for Music Teachers in Germany (Bundesverband Musikunterricht, BMU)
- National Coordinator for Germany