Dear fellow Berlin Yalies,

after a long period without any Yalie events in Berlin, I thought it's high time to organize a little get-together. If you can make it next Wednesday, please join us at TUMO! If you can't make it at 6:30pm but want to join us later for drinks/food, give me a call at +491781345800 to see where we ended up ;)

If you can't make it at all, but would love to see more events in the future and are willing to help put this together, get in touch with me!

Finally, the Yale Spizzwinks have contacted the Club regarding their upcoming tour stop in Berlin. If you have any leads, let me know or contact Adam directly.

Hope to see many of you soon!

Hans Christian Siller
GSAS '12 (Political Science)

TUMO Berlin

Yalies visit TUMO Berlin + drinks/food

Join us for a tour of TUMO Berlin, followed by drinks/food! TUMO Berlin is an education center for teenagers which is bring run by Pawel Mordel, Yale SOM 2016. After the tour, we will go for food/drinks in the area. The Vice-President of the Yale Club Germany, Alexander Schmitt-Glaeser will be in town as well for our first post(?)-pandemic in-person get together...! TUMO Berlin is a new education center for teenagers. Here they can learn basic skills in creative technologies ranging from programming and robotics to music production and design. Everything is absolutely free and voluntary. Currently TUMO Berlin has 1000 members who come twice a week for two hour sessions. Since its inception in the summer of 2020 it is being run by Pawel Mordel, Yale SOM Class of 2016.

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A message from the Yale Spizzwinks

My name is Adam McPhail, and I am reaching out as the summer tour manager for the Spizzwinks of Yale University, the oldest underclassmen a cappella group in the United States. After a two year hiatus, we are going back on tour and will be in the Berlin in late May. The 'Winks would love to sing for any events the Yale Club is hosting or to gain more information for any potential concert venues, useful contacts, or information regarding accommodations would be greatly appreciated.

Since 1914, the Spizzwinks have entertained audiences with over 700 original musical arrangements and our signature tongue-in-cheek humor. Our performances range from 30-75 minutes and our robust music library allows us to customize our setlists to cater to specific audiences. 
These past few years have been particularly difficult for performing groups like ourselves. We will be flexible in regards to the ongoing pandemic, and we understand that many are still navigating things cautiously given the public health concerns. 
I would love to discuss with you whether a performance from the Yale Spizzwinks might be of interest to the Yale Club of Berlin to any member involved with the club. I think our combination of stellar musicianship and fun humor would be a great entertainment for anyone. 

I look forward to hearing from you soon. I have attached a few videos of our recent performances for you to check out!
Best Regards,
Video Links:
"I Heard It Through the Grapevine," popularized by Marvin Gaye
"Blackbird," by the Beatles
"Troublemaker," by Olly Murs

Adam McPhail 

Associate Business Manager

The Spizzwinks of Yale University, Inc.

(507) 513-3375 |


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The Club does not assess dues, but asks its members to make an modest annual contribution (€20 suggested, but any amount is welcome) to help fund Club activities.

To contribute, please arrange a bank transfer (Überweisung) to the following account and be sure to include your email address so we can send you your tax-deductible donation receipt:

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For any question regarding contributions, please contact our Treasurer, Hans Christian Siller.

Club Officers


Bartley Grosserichter (Yale College ’88)


Hans Christian Siller (GSAS ’12)


Alexander Schmitt Glaeser (LLM ’89)


Rebecca Haltzel-Haas (Yale College ’90)


Jana Striezel (LLM ’02)