Dr. Silke Hilger

Consulting Musicologist

Dr. Silke Hilger is a musicologist specializing in contemporary classical music. She holds a M.A. and PhD from the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany. Previous positions include Head of Promotion for Boosey & Hawkes in Germany and Director of Publications and Promotion at the Colburn School in Los Angeles. Former board member of the International Society of Contemporary Music. She is a published author and a member of the American Musicological Society.

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