Orchestra Mediation in the Music Sector


Orchestra-Mediation in the Music Sector

You would like…?

      • cooperation und harmony in your orchestra

      • sustainable conflict solutions – without a judge

      • decide for yourself how your problems shall be solved

You need…?

      • long-term sustainability of trustful artistic work relationships
      • a neutral third person who supports you during your negotiations
      • a quick and economic alternative to a law suit
      • tailored solutions

How can mediation support you?

      • by structured negotiation support for systemising the issues to be solved
      • by revealing the deeper interests behind the predominent claims
      • by triggering a solution-focussed process of rethinking

 Which contribution is needed from you?

      • readiness for negotiations on all sides
      • self-responsibility
      • openess for resource-orientated solutions

As an orchestra-mediator I support the conflicting parties intensively during their negotiations of their own and self-responsible solutions.

Support by Orchestra-Mediation

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  • lowers sickness absence rate due to sustainable conflict resolution.
  • reduces the number of substitutes needed.
  • safes thereby costs.
  • is quick, confidential and spares the reputation.
  • makes room for the essential tasks.
  • creates innovation and increases efficiency and productivity of teams.
  • boosts energies for a trustful artistic cooperation.
  • safes costs due to preventive conflict avoidance.
  • increases the success of the whole cultural institution.

Orchestra-Mediation for:

  • team-focussed interaction and enjoying the music
  • artistic trust and a viable togetherness
  • harmonic interhuman basis
  • the common goal to play better music together
  • exploitation of artistic potential and full committment
  • a structured conversation atmosphere during problem-solving processes
  • concentration on the artistical task
  • trustful playing and performings
  • musical enthusiasm and an artistic teamspirit
  • claer structures and orientation according to the real interests and needs
  • timely and sustainable clearing up of misunderstandings
  • harmonic sounds from all sides
  • quality enhancement by viably solved conflicts
  • support for important artistic undertakings
  • emotional relief and an anxiety-free play
  • reduction of psychosomatic symptoms as well as psychological pressure
  • ease of musical interpretation
  • quick and sustainable settlement and pacification
  • sound cooperation
  • harmonic and an anxiety-free working environment
  • immunisation against future conflicts
  • effektive avoidance of damaging the reputation
  • joy of playing together
  • gentle treatment of the artistic energy and resources
  • harmonisation of the different interests and needs
  • clear communication rules
  • cooperative working athmosphere
  • healthy working climate
  • orchestras
  • musicians
  • agents
  • conductors
  • cultural institutions

Orchestra-Mediation assists you — best used as a preventive measure

The earlier all assemble to speak to each other (again) the quicker they will recover a common basis (again).


Orchestra-Mediation Process


  • negotiation support for the conflicting parties by a neutral third party
  • confidential
  • future-orientated, resource-orientated and needs-orientated
  • voluntary
  • transparent
  • self-responsible


  • contact
  • mediation contract
  • negotiations


  • clear structure through sorting of the issues to be discussed
  • conflict mitigation by dividing between factual level and relationship level
  • triggering a process of mutual understanding taking into account the real needs on all sides
  • sustainable results due to self-negotiated solutions


  • various single appointments or all-day negotiations
  • format depending on the individual needs
  • flexible adjustments possible


  • depending on duration and complexity of each case
  • in general hourly rates

Example for an Orchestra-Mediation

Orchestra-Mediationpdf, (in German), Heiner Krabbe / Angelika Kutz

Details about Orchestra-Mediation can be found in my book

„Mediation als Instrument zur Konfliktlösung im (professionellen) Orchester
Orchestermediation — Welche Besonderheiten sind zu beachten?“ (in German)



E-Mail: kontakt[at]orchester-mediation.de