AND INSTANT COMPOSITION: 1960-2023
October 27-29, 2023
Accademia Filarmonica Romana, Rome Italy
June 30, 2023
Alvin Curran, Joëlle Léandre, Eddie Prévost
The workshop is addressed to musicians with experience in the field of collective improvisation. The afternoon sessions – led by Alvin Curran, Joëlle Léandre and Eddie Prévost – are devoted to instrumental practice, real-time-composing and deep listening.
The goal is to convey the notions, principles and techniques which characterized a phase of great creativity in this area.
The morning sessions deal with recent issues of musicological research: papers by Vincenzo Caporaletti, Sabine Feisst, Valentina Bertolani, Marc Hannaford, Maurizio Farina, Kai Lothwesen, Ingrid Pustijanac, Veniero Rizzardi and Gianmario Borio; report on experiences and historic perspectives by Alvin Curran, Joëlle Léandre and Eddie Prévost.
HOW TO APPLY
The workshop scholarships will be awarded to 12 musicians.
A. Curriculum Vitae (a .PDF file only) indicating education (past and/or in progress) and any professional experience in the musical field, notably in improvisation. The CV must also contain all the necessary personal information and contact details and be accompanied by signed consent for the processing of personal data for the sole purpose of the workshop;
B. Personal statement (max. 2 typed pages . PDF only) including your motivation for applying and your point of view on the following questions: (a) How does one arrive at or depart from improvisation? Why improvisation today? What is the role of the listener during improvisation? What is important when you listen to a recording of your improvisation?
C. 1 or 2 links to a streamed (or downloadable) audio / video clip of at least 2 tracks with your improvisation.
For further information please email: email@example.com