The education department’s creative projects draw on the orchestral repertoire and offer a variety of approaches to the world of classical music. As there are many different approaches, the projects reflect the full range of creative and interdisciplinary possibilities. Whether writing their own compositions or exploring the theme through other art forms, the participants discover their own creative self-expression. Based on Schumann’s Scenes from Goethe’s Faust, pupils from Berlin secondary schools will use their own ideas to explore the literary masterpiece Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Under the direction of orchestral members Thomas Leyendecker and Philip Bohnen, they will explore, develop and present their own musical and dramatic ideas.