Organist at the Berliner Dom
Andreas Sieling has been familiar with the Great Sauer Organ of the Berliner Dom since 1992 (even before its reopening).
Since 2005 he has been permanently employed at the Berliner Dom as cathedral organist.
Thus he is responsible for the musical arrangement of daily devotions, cathedral vespers, services and Evensongs as well as the planning and performance of organ concerts.
In addition, he conducts the Berliner Dom brass players.
The International Organ Summer at the Berliner Dom, which takes place annually on Fridays in July and August, is the responsibility of Andreas Sieling.
In March 2017, he started a performance series with the organ works of Johann Sebastian Bach.
You can see all performances in the current Calendar.
Andreas Sieling teaches as honorary professor for organ playing at the Institut für Kirchenmusik der Universität der Künste Berlin.
He also supervises the subjects of historical performance practice and organ methodology and literature.
Additionally he is at the C-Seminar of the Landeskirche Berlin-Brandenburg-Schlesische-Oberlausitz (Berlin-Brandenburg-Silesian-Upper Lusatia Regional Church), offers numerous advanced training courses for church musicians on various topics (focus: methodology of organ teaching, romantic organ music) and enthusiastically teaches young and also older beginners how to play the organ within the framework of summer courses.
The focus of the teaching is holistic organ lessons ("Integrated Organ Art"). Techniques such as Feldenkrais and Qi Gong are used in a supportive way. Currently Andreas Sieling is working for a publishing house on an organ school.
Andreas Sieling performs both in prominent concert halls (Konzerthaus Berlin, Philharmonie Essen, Konzerthaus Dortmund, Philharmonie St. Petersburg) and in churches (in the USA, Russia, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, England, Finland, the Netherlands, etc.).
He enjoys working with choirs and orchestras (Rundfunkchor Berlin, Deutsches Symphonieorchester Berlin, Staats- und Domchor Berlin, Dresdener Kreuzchor, Thomanerchor Leipzig, etc.).
Since 2016, Andreas Sieling has also been performing outside the Berliner Dom together with Ben Becker in the jointly conceived play "Ich, Judas" in various cities in Germany.
One focus of the research activity is the discovery of unknown music of the 19th century.
His edition of the "Berlin Organ Music of the 19th Century" was awarded the German Music Edition Prize.
Furthermore, Andreas Sieling is engaged in the subject of organ methodology.
At the moment an organ school is in progress.