Dirk Hausen

is a stress management, performance training and Alexander-Technique coach. He works with orchestras such as the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra or the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie and the Bavarian State Opera Munich.

Dr. phil. Dirk Hausen studied orchestral music (horn) at the Saarbrücken Academy of Music and at the Maastricht Conservatory. During his studies he received scholarships from the Richard Wagner Society Saarland and the Gustav Mahler Academy Bolzano, was a member of the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie (National Student Orchestra of Germany) and held an internship with the Baden-Baden Philharmonic. In addition, he played in several orchestras as an assistant, e.g. with the SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg. Parallel to his subsequent training as a teacher of the Alexander-Technique in Freiburg and Berkeley/California he studied musicology, philosophy and English philology at the University of Freiburg and received his doctorate in musicology. In addition, he completed a training course as a stress management trainer.

Dirk Hausen’s main focus is on Alexander-Technique, stress management, performance training and increasing concentration. He works with orchestras such as the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra or the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, teaches as an instructor at the audition training of the Bavarian State Opera Munich as well as at master classes of renowned professors and gives courses at music academies and other institutions. In addition to his work as a trainer, Dirk Hausen has been coaching music students and professional musicians for many years and supports them in expanding their stress and performance skills as well as in optimizing their posture and movement patterns – in order to bring their full potential to fruition.

Dirk is happy to work with all interested musicians and speaks English and German.