The Palast show band is one of the world’s largest ensuite ensembles. Comprising 18 musicians, the range of instruments played is more diverse than in the ensuite shows in Las Vegas.



Our show band


Music Director Daniel Behrens
Deputy Director of Music / Conductor Tobias Leppert
Conductor Sebastian Brandmeir
Violin I Christoph Müller
Violin II Corinna Jakoby, Stefanie Hölk
Viola Frank Grünler, Winnie Kübart
Cello Tobias Münch
Reed I Markus Behrsing
Reed II
Karola Elßner, Peter Ludewig
Trumpet I Christian Grabandt
Trumpet II Jürgen Mietzner
French horn Markus Weißer
Tenor Trombone Olaf Maschke
Bass Trombone / Sousaphone Marcus Voges
Keyboards Thomas Teske, Jens Brück
Guitar Rudolf Opitz
Electric and Contrabass Alexander Procop
Drums Jan Seeliger
Percussion Christoph Schlemmer


Alexander Procop uses equipment by Glockenklang and Ken Smith.
Christian Grabandt plays ECLIPSE trumpets and flugelhorns with WARBURTON mouthpieces.
Rudi Opitz uses equipment by Tech 21.

Besides the ballet and show band, around 180 people work in the art, technical, marketing and administration departments to ensure all aspects are simply resplendent at the Palast each and every evening.

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