Our Profile


In 1993, the festival founders’ passion for music and their pioneering spirit led them to the endeavor to culturally revitalise a region. Much has changed since then, but the main concept of the SummerMusicAcademy Hundisburg Castle remains. Every year, the castle and its surroundings reverberate to the sound of music. read more


The SummerMusicAcademy presents a diverse musical program of excellent quality: groovy Jazz, exceptional Chamber Music, and a spirited classical/romantic repertoire. The various venues in and around Hundisburg Castle offer a unique and unmistakable atmosphere for the SummerMusicAcademy. read more

Artistic Direction

The SummerMusicAcademy was founded with the idea of creating something new and ground-breaking in a more or less bleak region. This pioneering spirit can still be felt today, especially through the founder Rolf-Dieter Arens and the Artistic Director and conductor of the International Academy Orchestra Johannes Klumpp. read more