›DIE TELEMÄNNER‹ – Das Kinder- und Jugend-Barockorchester der GEDOK Stuttgart e.V. (The children and youth baroque orchestra of GEDOK Stuttgart e.V.)

›Die Telemänner‹ are the only baroque orchestra in Germany that supports young musicians between the ages of 8 and 18. The ensemble has received numerous awards on the international stage.

Since 2008 ›Die Telemänner‹ has been delighting audiences with baroque and modern music. They were portrayed on Deutschlandfunk (German national radio station) and performed at the Stuttgart Music Festival of the International Bach Academy in 2011. In 2014 the Telemänner could be heard with the Finnish Baroque Orchestra at the Musiikkitalo Helsinki.

In 2015 and 2017 they won second place prize at the European music festival Neerpelt / Belgium. In the European Summa Cum Laude competition they achieved first place in 2018 and the rating »exzellent« in the category ›Special Ensembles‹. In October 2018 they represented the city of Stuttgart in the twin city, Łódź.

In the Baden-Württemberg State Orchestra Competition in 2019, they received a second prize with the title ›Participated with very good success‹.

Children and teenagers between 8 and 18 years old who love making music are always welcome.

Steffi Bade-Bräuning - Artistic Director

Classical music for everyone! - that is the motto of the conductor Steffi Bade-Bräuning.

Richly benefitting from making music in ensembles since elementary school herself, she enjoys passing on her broad experience on – to the younger generation.

Steffi Bade-Bräuning founded ›Die Telemänner‹in 2008 together with GEDOK Stuttgart. She studied at the University of Music in Cologne. In Singapore, she was amongst other things, opera choir director of a production at the Singapore Opera. She was invited several times as a juror to the National Choir Competition of Singapore Schools. She conducts the orchestras, the SING_UNI choir and the Pep-Band, Esslingen University. In 2005 and 2009 she undertook the making of CD productions in cooperation with Bavarian Radio. In 2019, she received the Badge of Honor from the Esslingen University of Applied Sciences. In 2003 she was nominated for the Marion Dönhoff Prize for her international work.; Wikipedia> Steffi Bade-Bräuning.

Support of the Telemänner

Good quality always needs funding to make it happen. Donate for the work with the young musicians: GEDOK Stuttgart e.V./ Die Telemaenner IBAN: DE 31 6005 0101 0002 652157

Many thanks in advance!

Preparation / tips

Would you like to learn a string instrument? ›Die Telemänner‹ recommend the following teachers: