Jan Schumacher (Germany) is a music director at Goethe-University, Frankfurt. He teaches conducting at the Darmstadt Music Academy and is the conductor of the award-winning ensemble Camerata Musica Limburg, with whom he was invited to perform at ACDA National Conference, IFCM World Symposium and America Cantat Festival. By 2016, he was a professor of conducting at the College of Church Music in Rottenburg. With his ensembles, he builds extensive repertoires from Gregorian chants to world premieres, from symphonic orchestras to Big Bands, dipping as well into vocal or electronic improvisation. Schumacher holds courses for choirs, orchestras and conductors worldwide. He has served as a jury member for several prestigious competitions and is the editor of many choir books.