Company

 
Ekkehard Jung Artists & Projects (EJAP) is a vibrant boutique artist management company. Consistently placing our focus on sustainable long-term goals, we provide bespoke services for a distinguished roster of general management clients. Among our closest partners is the Europäische FilmPhilharmonie (EFPI), a production company for film concerts which licenses and distributes films, scores and musical material to orchestras.
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. 

 
 

Team

 
Ekkehard Jung Managing Director
ekkehard@ekkehardjung.de
 
Ekkehard Jung studied viola at Würzburg’s Hochschule für Musik and subsequently received a post-graduate degree in Arts Management from Hamburg’s Hochschule für Musik und Theater and an MBA (with distinction) from the University of Plymouth in the UK. During his studies he was active as a substitute viola player for the Kiel Opera and Lübeck Opera and went on to build his career in management roles for arts organisations, both commercial and not-for-profit. 
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
kea.muench@ekkehardjung.de
 
Kea Münch studied musicology, German and art history in Weimar, Jena and Leeds (UK). Concurrently she gained practical experience in music dramaturgy in Kassel and Hamburg, and in artist relations at the Dartington International Summer School in the UK. On completing her studies she initially worked as a research assistant at Weimar’s Hochschule für Musik and then completed traineeships at the Bavarian State Opera (music dramaturgy) and the Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation (editorial department of Bayern 4 Klassik). From 2007 Kea worked at the FriedrichstadtPalast Berlin (music preparation/editing; assistant to the musical director), at the E.T.A.-Hoffmann-Theater in Bamberg (dramaturgy), at the Berliner Ensemble (assistant to the management), and at Archivservice Kultur (customer service). She then spent several years with the RIAS Kammerchor and Rundfunkchor Berlin, initially as a project manager and then as a music librarian. In November 2017 she began working as assistant to the managing director of the European FilmPhilharmonic Institute, and from March 2021 she took on the additional role of Assistant Artist Manager at Ekkehard Jung Artists & Projects. In her free time, Kea enjoys investigating the cultural opportunities that Berlin offers, playing viola da gamba and practising qigong.
 
Marie-Louise Stille Associate Artist Manager
ml.stille@ekkehardjung.de
 
Marie-Louise Stille holds a diploma in Theatre Studies and Cultural Management from the National University of Córdoba, Argentina, and a master’s degree in Cultural and Media Management from the University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar and the Bauhaus University in Weimar. Formerly awarded an Akademie Musiktheater heute scholarship (division cultural management), funded by the Deutsche Bank Foundation, she is currently benefiting from the Mentoring Program of the German Cultural Council.
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.

 
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