Always enhancing its value for its clients, EJAP engages in close dialogue, information-sharing and teamwork with its partners, identifying opportunities for artists and promoters and constantly building its expertise and reputation in the evolving international market.
Ekkehard Jung Managing Director
As Orchestra Manager of the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, he initiated a film concert series which is still running today. At the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen his responsibilities as artistic administrator included artistic planning, securing and negotiating engagements around the world for the orchestra, recording projects and the management of extensive tours of Europe, North & South America, Asia and Japan. During this period he worked closely with such artists as Leif Ove Andsnes, Renaud Capuçon, Collegium Vocale Gent, Natalie Dessay, Véronique Gens, Daniel Harding, Thomas Hengelbrock, Heinz Holliger, Paavo Järvi, Sabine Meyer, Anne Sofie von Otter, Trevor Pinnock, András Schiff, Heinrich Schiff, Christian Tetzlaff, Lars Vogt and Pieter Wispelwey.
In 2001 he began working as an artist and project manager, first at Van Walsum Management in Hannover, in the context of a partnership with Konzertdirektion Schmid, and later on at the agency’s head office in London. His clients at Van Walsum Management included Yuri Bashmet, Borodin Quartet, Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Kristjan Järvi, Barnabás Kelemen, Moscow Soloists, Javier Perianes and Frank Strobel. In 2009 he became a Managing Partner at Impresariat Simmenauer in Berlin and in 2012 founded his own company in Berlin, Ekkehard Jung Artists & Projects (EJAP).
In 2013 he launched a five-year collaboration with Hazard Chase in Cambridge, acting as a non-executive director on the British agency’s board. In 2020, having established a partnership between Ekkehard Jung Artists & Projects and the Berlin-based Europäische FilmPhilharmonie (EFPI), he became Managing Director of EFPI, working alongside its founder Beate Warkentien.
In his spare time Ekkehard enjoys reading, theatre, film, walking, ballroom dancing and playing the viola. He is married and has two grown-up children.
Kea Münch Assistant Artist Manager
Marie-Louise Stille Assistant Artist Manager
During and following her studies, Marie-Louise worked as a theatre director, assistant director and manager in the fields of opera, dance, music and theatre. She was active in Latin America and Europe for such institutions and festivals as the Compañia Nacional de Danza (Madrid), Dutch National Opera (Amsterdam), Usedomer Musikfestival, Theater Nordhausen and Bach Biennale (Weimar). Among the projects she managed on a freelance basis was the premiere of Ménage à trois with Ensemble Modern at LAB Frankfurt. Also active as a cultural journalist, she writes for the Berlin-based art magazine Contemporary And and for the Buenos Aires-based blog Opera en Argentina.
Before joining Ekkehard Jung Artists & Projects, Marie-Louise worked at the artist agency Opus 3 Artists Europe in a dual role as Assistant Artist Manager in the vocal division and Assistant to the Managing Director.