Corinna Eikmeier

Corinna Eikmeier

Prof. Dr. Corinna Eikmeier studied Violoncello, Contemporary Music and Improvisation. During her studies she developed a keen interest in the relationship between physical movement and musical expression and enrolled in the Feldenkrais training in Vienna, which she completed 1995 alongside her music degree. Being part of numerous interdisciplinary projects, she is also a regular member of the long term ensembles: 'Cello en vogue' and 'Erstes improvisierendes Streichorchester'. She worked as a lecturer at the University of Music Hannover where she taught Feldenkrais and Improvisation. From 2017-2018 she was a Guest professor for music pedagogic at Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg. Since 2020 she is Professor for Instrumental and Singing Pedagogy at University for Music in Lübeck. From 2007-2009 she worked on the project “Ungewohnte Positionen. Ein praktischer Beitrag zu Anwendung der Feldenkrais-Methode in der musikalischen Improvisation” which became her PHD project at Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien: “Bewegungsqualität und Musizierpraxis. Zum Verhältnis von Feldenkrais-Methode und musikalischer Improvisation”. Between 2010-2016 she was the president of the German Feldenkrais Guild. She is the chair of the Ring für Gruppenimprovisation.