AEC announces the appointment of Finn Schumacker as new Executive Director
The Hague, 9 November 2023
The AEC – European Association of Conservatoires today announces the appointment of Finn Schumacker as its new Executive Director from February 2024 onwards.
The announcement was made by AEC President Deborah Kelleher at the Opening Event of the AEC Annual Congress at the Royal Conservatoire – The Hague.
Finn will succeed Stefan Gies, who will retire in early 2024 after holding the position since October 2015.
Finn Schumacker brings more than 20 years of experience to the position having worked previously as Artistic Director and General Manager of symphony orchestras in Denmark and Sweden and as Principal of the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus – RAMA, Denmark from 2004 to 2007. He also served as an AEC Council Member in 2006 and 2007.