epoche_f international 2018

Master Course in Contemporary Music with Ensemble Modern Members from July 7 to 15, 2018 at Kloster Frenswegen in Nordhorn/Lower Saxony

During the master course epoch_f 2018, winners of national and international music competitions for young musicians rehearse 21st and 20th-century works in individual, group and tutti sessions, working with the internationally renowned musicians of Ensemble Modern and the conductor Clemens Heil. The master course offers an opportunity to decipher unknown scores, practice playing techniques typical of New Music, and gradually shaping a new sound experience together with the ensemble. In addition, participatns have the opportunity to receive instrumental lessons focusing on one selected solo piece. A selection of the course repertoire will be presented to the public during the final concerts.

First, second and third prize winners of the 2017 or 2018 Federal round of the competition “Jugend musiziert” and European winners of the European Union of Music Competitions for Youth (EMCY) may apply by 9th June, 2018, for the following instrumental categories: wind instruments, brass instruments, string instruments, piano and percussion.

More information www.epoche-f.de

Klansgpuren Schwaz 2018

IEMA Klangspuren Schwaz from 29.08 to 09.09.2018

The call for applications is aimed at young musicians from all over the world who are close to finishing their studies and who are interested in taking on the special challenges of twentieth and twenty-first Century music. In accordance with the main theme of the festival 2018 „Festivities. Places.“ („Feste. Orte.“) the masterful British composer Rebecca Saunders will rehearse in collaboration with the tutors of the Ensemble Modern and the conductor Jonathan Stockhammer a selection of remarkable contemporary compositions. These works will be performed at three festival concerts – “Academy in Concert” on September 7 and 9 and part of the exceptional event „Rent a Musician“ on September 2 in which private households, institutions, or companies can book a small concert to be performed on one’s own premises.

Conducting – flute – oboe – clarinet – bassoon – french horn – trumpet – trombone – piano – percussion – harp – accordion – violin – viola – violoncello – double bass

The submission deadline is May 7, 2018. Application is only possible through the online system at www.klangspuren.at/internationaleensemble-modernakademie.

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