The Deutsche Musikfest is hosted by the Bundesvereinigung Deutscher Musikverbände e.V. The BDMV is the umbrella organization of Germany’s honorarily organized amateur wind music scene. It has 1.3 million members and is therefore Germany’s largest music association. The BDMV includes 21 unions with a total of 11,000 member associations and 18,000 ensembles.
The BDMV represents political and public interests on federal and national level and advises its members on management, tax and legal issues.
The Deutsche Musikfest is the BDMV’s biggest happening and flagship event.