Prof. Dr. Herbert Bruhn

University of Flensburg, Germany

Born 1948, professor of music at the University of Flensburg. First studies conducting and piano. From 1972 to 1985 various positions in West German music theatres.The acquaintance with the Rumanian director Sergiu Celibidache (1912-1986) and the preoccupation with music phenomenology took Herbert Bruhn to his second studies of Psychology graduating with a Ph.D. in 1988.

His further career led him to a guest professorship in Kassel and a position as musical director at the University of Saarland and further professorships in Kiel and Flensburg (since 2002). His main area of scientific research and teaching are perception and music psychology. Herbert Bruhn is a liaison lecturer of the Friedrich-Ebert foundation and chairperson of the German foundation for music therapy.

Presentation: Background Music at the Point of Sale in Austria – acceptance caused by lifestyle fit