The Blema Choir "Gerhard Hirsch" Aue e. V. is an independed registered association. The name Blema Choir refers to the body responsible for it during the times of GDR, and "Gerhard Hirsch" indicated its most important sponsor. Gerhard Hirsch had founded the choir and has been its art director until he died in 1995.
The choir was founded in 1946 and will have its 60th anniversary in 2006.
The choir now has 60 active and 36 passive members.
With the arts centre of Aue as well as with the city the choir associates a close and constructive cooperation.
Aue´s arts centre is the permanent site for rehearsals, but not the only place where the choir performs.
Chairman of the assoiciation: Grit Wolf
Art director: Heidemarie Korb