What we do
Dreh- und Angelpunkt ("pivot point") provides international cultural projects and musicians with contacts and cultural management services in Leipzig. This includes local PR work and advertising, arrangements with event organizers, production management, procuring instruments, and providing contacts with Leipzig’s orchestras, choirs and soloists.
is passionate about the professional management of cultural projects! She founded Dreh- und Angelpunkt in 2003 so as to offer and apply her many years of experience in the field of cultural management.
After finishing school, Heike Bronn spent six months studying privately in Paris. In 1994 she received her Diplom in Cultural Pedagogy (Music/Art) from the University of Hildesheim, Germany - having also completed a semester abroad in Bath, England in 1991/92. From 1996 until 2001, Heike Bronn worked as an educational consultant for singing/choirs at the Landesmusikrat Niedersachsen, an umbrella organisation for music associations. Her duties there included organising Lower Saxony’s regional choir and orchestra competitions as well as supervising the Federal State’s Youth Choir. She later became choir manager of the Stuttgart Chamber Choir (conducted by Frieder Bernius).
As the owner of Dreh- und Angelpunkt, Heike Bronn is responsible for the project management and development of small and large-scale events and programmes, PR work and fundraising. In recent years she has taken further training in areas such as "Culture and Web 2.0", Polish (2013-2016), "Methodologies in German-Polish Youth exchange" (2014) and Business English. In 2014, 2015 and 2016/17 she worked as expert assessor of EU funded projects for the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).
She has sung in the Gewandhaus Choir, regularly plays chamber music and volunteers at the Connewitzer Straßenfest, a local street festival in Leipzig.
"Thank you very much for the welcome and the organization and other assistance that you gave us warmly!" A. K.
- American German Choir and Orchestra Academy in Bach Festival Leipzig 2018
- Schola Cantorum Leipzig - Concert tour to Cracow and Tarnów, Poland, 2018
- Finnish German Choir Academy in Bach Festival Leipzig 2017, Saksalais-suomalainen kuoroakatemia
French German Choir Academy in Bach Festival Leipzig 2016
"Les étudiants sont revenus avec un peu plus d’humanité grâce à tout ce que le projet a pu leur apporter. Je vous remercie infiniment, vous et votre collaborateurs, pour cela."
(P. R., Académie franco-allemande des jeunes choristes au Festival de Bach 2016)
German Chinese Choir Academy in Bach Festival Leipzig 2015 巴赫音乐节中德合唱演出
Service: event organisation, framework meeting programm
German Polish Youth Orchestra Academy in Bach Festival Leipzig 2014
Service: event organisation, fundraising
Application to Creative Europe - EU funding scheme, project "European Music Trails"
Service: Project development with partners from Lithuania and Norway, application documents (project description, budget, e-form etc.)
European Organ Academy Leipzig 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
at the University of Music and Theater Leipzig
Service: event organisation (concerts, masterclasses)
International masterclass for viola with Tatjana Masurenko
Service: event organisation (masterclass, concert)
Bachkantaten-Verein Morioka (Japan)
Concert in St. Thomas Church, Leipzig (2013)
Service: event organisation, PR work, advertising, ticketing
Leipzig Improvisation Festival "LivFe!" for early music 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
Service: PR work, workshops, ticketing
Israeli German Dance Theatre Project LOOPS 2007
Service: event organisation, PR work, contracts, budgets, fundraising