Gerrit Junge - head of music
Junge was born in Wilhelmshaven in 1973. After graduating from high school, he studied music and art at the Carl von Ossietzky University in Oldenburg for teaching roles in grammar schools and also studied conducting with Jörg Straube at the Musikhochschule in Würzburg. For several years he accompanied the Landesjugendchor Niedersachsen as a vocal coach
Ü many years he worked as a senior teacher at the Neue Gymnasium in Wilhelmshaven. In addition, on behalf of the New Apostolic Church, he developed the requirements and framework conditions for a professional church music department, of which he has been director since the beginning of 2017. For this activity he gave up his work at the school and works full time for the church. The church music department he heads looks after part-time church musicians throughout northern and eastern Germany as well as in Scandinavia, the UK, Poland, Estonia and Greenland.
addition to his own artistic and teaching activities, he works together with the staff of the Church Music Department to create exemplary organisational conditions and structures for part-time church musicians in this field of work. He is particularly interested in personal closeness and cooperation with musicians from a wide range of musical groups.
Gerrit Junge, is married and has four children between the ages of 10 and 14