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Leonie Reineke

Jury Kranichstein Music Prize

Born in 1989, studied musicology and singing at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen. She is a radio presenter and producer for new music at Südwestrundfunk and works as a freelance author and presenter for the cultural broadcasting programs of ARD and Deutschlandradio. One focus of her work is 20th and 21st century music. In 2015, 2016 and 2020 she planned and directed the festival “nano” for contemporary music in Essen. She is a member of the New Music Project Advisory Board of the German Music Council. Teaching assignments and guest lectures at the conservatories in Essen, Hamburg and Berlin. Jury activities at the Fonds Experimentelles Musiktheater and the Cultural Office of the City of Cologne, among others. In 2017 she was awarded the Folkwang Prize in the field of musicology. In 2018 she received the Reinhard Schulz Prize for contemporary music journalism.