EVA-MARIA HOUBEN (born 1955) studied Music Education at Folkwang-Musikhochschule Essen and the organ with Gisbert Schneider. Following her exams she taught both German and Music Education at Secondary School. She received her doctorate and postdoctoral lecturing qualification in musicology and was called for lectures at Gerhard-Mercator-Universität Duisburg and Robert-Schumann-Hochschule Düsseldorf. Since 1993 she has been lecturing at Dortmund University`s “Institut für Musik und Musikwissenschaft”, with both music theory and contemporary music as her focus.
Since 2000 her music is published by Edition Wandelweiser (Haan). Several CDs have been released by Edition Wandelweiser Records, Another Timbre, Irritable Hedgehog, Makro. In 2012 she founded her own label diafani (www.diafani.de).
See the list of publications (musicology), concerning contemporary music and traditional music: www.evamariahouben.de.
She performs works for organ and piano, as soloist as well as a member of duo, trio, ensemble.