Team Salzburg | Thomas Flömer


Thomas Flömer studied Musicology and Cultural Studies in Bremen and Oldenburg. During and after his studies, he worked as a music dramaturg and editor for theatre publishers in Hamburg and Cologne. From 2014 to 2020 he was a research assistant at the Chair of Music and Media at the Institute of Music at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. In 2020 he was interim director of the Rheinsberg Music Academy before moving to the Lübeck University of Music. There he worked as a consultant for academic continuing education and was involved in the establishment of the Competence Centre for Musical Education Schleswig-Holstein. As of 2022, Flömer was Managing Director of the Centre for Artistic and Scientific Continuing Education at the Lübeck University of Music. In addition, he was active in various cross-institutional and cross-national projects., e.g. in the joint project „Network 4.0 of the Universities of Music“ or the Erasmus+ project „Everyone can improvise“. His primary research interests are in the field of Popular Music Studies (popular music and transgression; popular music and youth culture; cultural history of popular music).