Burkhard Bauche, born in 1966 in Berlin, came to the Brunswick State Theatre in 2000 as a solo accompanist with conducting obligations, and is a theatrical accompanist and kapellmeister there. In November 2014 he moved to the Academy of Music, Theatre and Media in Hannover. From 1984 until 1988 he studied conducting, piano and accompanying in Berlin at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music, where he also held a lectureship in accompaniment from the time of his graduation until the summer of 2005.
He had his first engagement in 1988 at the Komische Oper in Berlin as a solo accompanist and later as a choral assistant there. There followed engagements as solo accompanist, theatrical accompanist and conductor in Frankfurt/Oder and Halberstadt. In Brunswick he conducted the performances of Michael Nyman's opera "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat", "The Nutcracker" and Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet", also conducting "My Fair Lady" and "West Side Story". In Magdeburg he was a guest music director of the "Midsummernight's Dream" ballet (music by Mendelssohn).