was born in 1971 in Kiel and since January 1st 2013 has been Publishing Manager at Schott Music. Prior to that, she spent from 2007 to 2012 in Berlin, founding and building up the netzwerk junge ohren e.V. After studying School Music and German at the Hamburg University for Music and Theatre and Hamburg University, she did her doctorate in Music Phenomenology at the University of Witten/Herdecke.
Perception, reflection and communication with regard to musical practice: for Dr. Allwardt, bringing together theory and practice is a major part of her work. As managing director of the netzwerk junge ohren, she developed structures, fora for communication, productions and festivals for the field of cultural learning/education and in different collaborations. With various partners, she set up competitions like the junge ohren preis and the Young EARopean Award. In her new post as Manager for Digital Media at Schott Music, Dr. Allwardt holds a position that combines both tradition and innovation.