Welcome by the president:

»I would like to cordially welcome you to our Zentrum für Musik und Sprache Hannover, where you have the possibility to prepare you for your entrance examination to German conservatories and universities.

You have made a good choice, because here you find professional teachers and optimal conditions. Combined with your diligence and your motivation, your dream of a career as an artist can come true. We will support you on your way.«


 Prof. Adam Kostecki
President of the
»Zentrum für Musik und Sprache Hannover«

The ZMS – the School

Hanover – the city



The Zentrum für Musik und Sprache Hannover (ZMS) is located in the direct vicinity of the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media (HM/TMH), consequently in the centre of the capital of Lower Saxony.
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the city

In Hanover cultural life is colourful, vibrant and diverse receiving international attention and acclaim. Almost 40 theatres, 24 large and smaller museums, numerous festivals and performing arts events, the worldwide greatest marksmen’s fair and many other events woo the artistic strain in the public.
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The neighbours



The ZMS is in the direct vicinity of the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media (HM/TMH). The students of the ZMS can see the modern building behind the picturesque archways from the practise and living rooms.
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Europe’s largest municipal forests invites you to go for walk, to exercise your sport or simply to linger a while, whatever the season. After leaving the ZMS building and crossing the Bödekerstraße, you find yourself directly in pure nature.

Hanover Zoo

And, not least, the ZMS also has an animal neighbourhood. Hanover Adventure Zoo accommodates over 2,000 animals of 211 species and looks forward to your visit.

Trinity Church

Also within sight, the steeple of Trinity Church in Bödekerstraße; the chiming of the bells of the church built in the neo-gothic style in 1880 can be clearly heard in the ZMS.

Zentrum für Musik und Sprache Hannover: Über uns

The ZMS offers German courses starting level A1 up to C1, 20 lessons a week (one course lasts 8 weeks at all). We cooperate with the Goethe-Institut and TELC.

Furthermore, we offer our students perfectly matched and tailormade study programs. At the moment we are teaching piano, cello, violin, drums, clarinet, accordion, e-guitar, saxophone, singing, composition, etc.

Several times a week interdisciplinary theoretical instruction take place, such as music theory, musicology, technical terminology of music etc.

Also regularly class hours, workshops and extracurricular activities.Because of the comprehensive and individual support our students are high motivated and make quick progress on their way to their aim.

study programs



Welcome party for our new students


Student’s concert in the rooms of the ZMS with our piano teacher Ziqi Fang


Here you get some impressions of our welcome party


Language courses

German as foreign language from A1-C1

Length of course: 8 weeks
Scope: A total of 160 lessons
Lesson times: Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 12.30 pm; 1.30 pm – 5 pm
Course fees: € 600, Registration fee € 35
Books: Schritte plus, TELC

Examinations and certificates: TELC, Goethe Institute
All courses are taking place at the Zentrum für Musik und Sprache, Bödekerstr. 7, Hanover.

The following course dates:
04.03.2019 – 03.05.2019
06.05.2019 – 28.06.2019
01.07.2019 – 30.08.2019
02.09.2019 – 25.10.2019
28.10.2019 – 20.12.2019

Registration: info@zms-hannover.de

Music courses

The courses comprise a minimum of 4 months

1 x a week one-to-one lessons in the major subject
1 x a week theory of music
1 x a week acoustics training
According to the arrangement a class session in the major subject (90 min)
2 x a month rhythm session
2 x a month musicology
2 x a month tutorial (each 45 min)

Every day from 9 am until 10 pm: free practice the instrument



» Prof. Adam Kostecki

Violin professor and examiner at Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media; President of ZMS; served as the first Violinist of multiple leading orchestras in Germany; director of the Kammerorchester Hannover since 1990; a judge at violin competitions held in Germany and international.
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» Stefan Adam

tenor singer
Famous tenor singer at Staatsoper Hannover.
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» Hans-Christian Euler

Violin teacher and conductor at Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media.
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» Maria Bychkova

music history
Teacher for music history. Studied piano, music education and historic musicology at Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media.
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» Christoph Seybold

Violin teacher at Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media.
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» Ricarda Buttkus

Konzertsängerin, Sopran
Staatliche Prüfung für das Künstlerische Lehramt an Gymnasien. Gesangsstudium bei Prof. William Reimer, Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hannover.
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» Anderas Koch

Teacher for bass; solo bassist at the Hamburger Mozartorchester.
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» Ekaterina Popova

Taught by Professor Arie Vardi at Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media.
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» Sören Sönksen

music theory
A music theory teacher of music theory at Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media.
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» Jerzy Mallek

Piano educator with 30-year history of teaching major course of piano at Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media.
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» Prof. Elsbeth Moser

Accordion Professor at Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media. Famous accordion performer and educator in Switzerland. One of the world’s most famous Bayan accordion performance artists.
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» Sebastian Pigorsch

Teacher for clarinet.
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» Marcin Sieniawski

Teacher for cello.
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Gabriele Wicke

» Gabriele Wicke

Studied art and design at the University of Applied Sciences.
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» Daniel Moreira

Composer teacher at Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media.
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» Barbara Kortmann

Flute teacher at Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media.
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Zentrum für Musik und Sprache Hannover

Thank you very much for your visit on our website.

For further questions to our range or if you have an individual inquiry please contact us telephonic or by mail. In any case you will get a quick answer.


Bödekerstr. 7
30161 Hannover

phone number

+49 (0) 5 11 – 67 91 39 01

office hours

monday to thursday:
10:00 am to 16:00 pm
10:00 am to 12:00 am