Welcome to the European Centre for Jewish Music
  • Jewish Music Studies

    Each winter semester the focus subject entitled “Jewish Music Studies” as part of the Master’s programme “Music Research and Music Education” starts at the HMTMH.

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  • Database "Soundscape Synagogue"

    Donate objects, share memories, preserve synagogue music: The EZJM is looking for photos, documents, music and film recordings, sheet music, stories and memories.

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  • New Ephemera Collection

    The EZJM is starting a new collection on Jewish music in Germany's concert life. The collection will comprise so-called ephemera: concert programmes, reviews, posters etc.

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  • Alberto Hemsi's Coplas Sefardies

    The first CD with Sephardic songs by Alberto Hemsi (1898-1975) has been released as part of a cooperation between the EZJM and Cantor Assaf Levitin.

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General information

The European Centre for Jewish Music (EZJM) is located at the Villa Seligmann (Hohenzollernstraße 39, 30161 Hannover), a 10-minute walk from the main building of HMTMH at Emmichplatz.

Opening times of the specialist reference library at the EZJM during the semester (3 April – 13 July 2018): Tuesday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. or upon prior registration.

For further information on Jewish music please check our list of links.

The flyer on our institute contains information on the documentation, research and course offerings at the EZJM:
English Flyer EZJM

The Jewish Music Studies Ensemble provides students of the HMTMH with the unique opportunity of experiencing Jewish music in performance and learn about its performative aspects.