Who is developing FORTE?
FORTE is developed by a small team in Germany, the home of classical music. From our offices near Hamburg we support our customers worldwide, in 138 countries and growing.
The creation and development of FORTE is possible with the help of numerous people, but our core team is comprised of four dedicated members.Wulf-Dieter Lugert was a university professor for music education. He has been working with music software since the late 1970s. He loves to play the piano. Dieter is leading the FORTE project, and is responsible for FORTE meeting your demands.
Alexandre Alves de Sá is our software developer and an ambitious hobby musician. He works on the source code of FORTE every day to implement new features or fix the latest bugs.
Eduardo Aníes Sánchez is our mobile developer: he’s writing the source code of all FORTE apps.
He has been working on Android apps since 2012. Eduardo enjoys playing the piano and making electronic music.
Matthias Wienemann is a musicologist and passionate musician. Making music with a computer is his special subject. He is responsible for support and tutorial content.
Barbara Balke works with the FORTE support team. She’s also writing newsletters & taking care of the content of the pages. Barbara’s a musicologist and regularly attends various orchestras. Whenever possible, she likes to go out for a run.
Linda Brummack is our graphic designer. As a hobby she plays the piano. She is mainly involved in designing the print media, including the design of the FORTE packaging.