Yesterday’s general assembly of Deutscher Tonkünstlerverband Berlin was a turbulent and partly chaotic session of four hours. In a strenuous procedure, most of the former chairpersons have resigned or were voted out of office, and a new directory board has been elected. Many changes in the ethics and self-conception of the professional body are to be expected, and future work will be essentially different from how it used to be. On another note, the assembly vindicated one of our most devoted members who had faced an illegitimate expellation threat. More details to follow as soon as the new board has constituted itself.