Eva-Maria Houben is a German composer, organist, pianist and musicologist.
Eva-Maria Houben was educated at Folkwang-Musikhochschule Essen. She has been performing works for the organ for more than 30 years, and has composed music for the organ, piano, clarinet, trombone, violoncello and other solo instruments as well as works for voice and piano, wind and chamber ensembles, orchestra and choir.
Since 1993, Professor Houben has been lecturing at Dortmund University`s “Institut für Musik und Musikwissenschaft”, with both music theory and contemporary music as her focus.
Houben’s study of the past, in particular listening to delicate dynamics in silence and perceptual processes, influences her present compositional experiments.
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