Dr. Susanne Schaal-Gotthardt (*1964) studied musicology, Ancient Greek, Italian and Philosophy in Freiburg /Breisgau and received her doctorate there in 1991 with a dissertation on early baroque operatic theory.
In 1993 she came to the Hindemith Institute in Frankfurt as a research assistant. Her task areas, alongside her scholarly work on Hindemith, have included the editing of the Hindemith Yearbook and the Hindemith Forum, the conception and supervision of exhibitions and other areas of public relations work. She also participates in the work on the Hindemith Complete Edition.
She has been the Director of the Hindemith Institute since 2011.
Dr. Luitgard Schader (*1961) studied musicology, Italian and history at the University of Frankfurt and received her doctorate in 2000 with a dissertation on Ernst Kurth. She has been active as a research assistant at the Hindemith Institute since 1986 (area of focus: Complete Edition) and since 2005 Edition Director of the Hindemith Complete Edition together with Giselher Schubert.
Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Winkler (*1958) studied musicology, Medieval Latin and history in Heidelberg. In 1994 he received his doctorate with a dissertation on the tenor motets of Johannes Regis. From 1993 until 1996 he participated in the research project «Timbre and Vaudeville» at the Music Academy in Frankfurt, and was a research assistant at the University of Saarbrücken from 1996 until 1999. He has been a research assistant at the Hindemith Institute in Frankfurt since 1999. Here he supervises the archive, is responsible for the editing of the Hindemith Yearbook and participates in the work on the Hindemith Complete Edition.