Ekkehard Jung Artists & Projects GmbH is an international music management company, providing tailored services for their distinguished clients and partners.
The strategy is to cultivate dialogue and teamwork between the partners and to share information and expertise in order to strengthen further their position in the international market, and thereby to enhance the value and service to the clients, by identifying opportunities for artists and promoters.
Following studies and post-graduate degrees in Music at the Hochschule für Musik Würzburg (Viola), in Arts Management at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg and an MBA (with distinction) at the University of Plymouth, Ekkehard has worked for various arts organizations including: Project Manager of the "Sixpack 94" theatre festival in Hamburg (under the direction of Jürgen Flimm), Orchestra Manager of the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, Artistic Administrator of the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, where his responsibilities included artistic planning, selling and securing paid engagements for the orchestra and tour management for extensive touring through Europe, North & South America, Asia and Japan.
In 2001 he joined Van Walsum Management Limited as an Artist Manager and Head of the German office and moved from Hannover to the head office in London in 2005.
At Van Walsum Management he looked after clients such as Yuri Bashmet, Moscow Soloists, Kristjan Järvi, Frank Strobel, Borodin Quartet, Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Barnabás Kelemen, Stephen Kovacevich, Javier Perianes a.o.
In 2009 he became a Managing Partner at Impresariat Simmenauer GmbH in Berlin and subsequently founded Ekkehard Jung Artists & Projects in Berlin in 2012.
Viktoria Ruhl studied culture and management in Görlitz on the second educational path. She comes from Kazakhstan and has lived in Germany since 2001. For several years she was responsible for the booking of the Dresden Trio Aguas and during her studies she was in charge of the artists of the contemporary art exhibition "Zukunftsvisionen". At the Dresden Music Festival she was also able to gain additional practical experience in the festival field. Most recently, Viktoria worked as a project coordinator for the application of the city of Zittau for the title of "European Capital of Culture 2025". Viktoria plays drums in her spare time and is an enthusiastic concert goer.