Wanted: inclusive performances

Why do inclusive performances still demand such an effort in the contemporary performative scene? CREATIE and Mixed Currents launch a call for contributions for the new festival ‘Collaborations are More Refreshing than New Socks’. They invite everyone to submit proposals for performances, lecture performances and / or paper presentations that deal specifically with inclusiveness and an […]

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Call for contributions!

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS!!!CREATIE (Royal Conservatoire Antwerp, BEL) and Mixed Currents (CeReNeM, University of Huddersfield, UK)join forces in organizing this 3-day conference-festival about collaborations in contemporary performance. Wewill explore challenges and consequences of close collaborations in new music, innovative collaborations and new performance formats and inclusive collaboration models within the performative scene of today. With international guests, […]

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Podcast Master in Music

The podcast Master in Music is being hosted by Swedish cellist Petronella Torin. In this 4th episode, you can hear me talk about CREATE-Artistic Research Group, artistic research at Royal Conservatoire Antwerp, the master in contemporary flute at Conservatoire Royal de Liège, my newest book ‘Tomorrow’s Music in Practice Today’ and on contemporary music performance. […]

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Tomorrow’s Music in Practice Today: book launch

During CREATIE’s festival ‘Experiments are More Refreshing than New Socks’ I will present my very first book, called ‘Tomorrow’s Music in Practice Today: a practical guide towards deciphering contemporary music’. This book is the result of my 2-year research project at RCA, where I documented the specific problems students have while discovering new music. I […]

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Experiments are More Refreshing than New Socks

The first edition of ‘Experiments are More Refreshing than New Socks’ presents a promising line-up of researchers within the present-day performance scene. There is a strong emphasis on interactivity and collaboration. Marco Fusi joins forces with the violin class of Guido De Neve; Winnie Huang invites all of you to participate in her embodied workshop […]

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No Medici – the composers

Congratulations to the composers selected for the first edition of No Medici during this year’s Darmstadt Summer Course: Tatiana Gerasimenok, Jacques Zafra, Johnathon Win, Anna-Louise Walton and Eveline Vervliet. Absolutely looking forward working with you! I was honestly a bit overwhelmed by the amount of enthusiastic and excellent applications by so many young and talented […]

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Call for applications!

Hi y’all!! Check out this exciting call for applications! No Medici 2018 is the year for change! Not from big institutions, worldly leaders or powerful foundations. No. From the people themselves. Bottom-up. Peer to peer. As Oprah Winfrey just stated in the light of the #metoo movement: “A new day is on the horizon!” This […]

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UN(!)limited(?) Tour 2017

Event calendar for my UN(!)limited(?) Tour 2017 in the US and Canada! Music by A. Abbasi, B. Barros, J. Bean, C. Czernowin, R. Dick, B. Ferneyhough, J. Fonville, B. Griffeath-Loeb, M. Lazcano, F. Navarro, C. Saldicco and K. Zhang. January 22 Celebration concert John Fonville Music by C. Czernowin, R. Steiger and J. Fonville UC […]

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Kranichsteiner Stipendienpreise Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt 2016!

I feel very honored and grateful to have received the Kranichsteiner Stipendienpreise 2016 for interpretation by the Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt! Thank you to the entire staff of IMD, director Thomas Schäfer, Kranichsteiner jury Joanna Bailie, Thorbjørn Tønder Hansen and Eva Zollner, flutist Eva Furrer and composers Fernanda Navarro, Marcelo F. Lazcano, Kevin Zhang, James Bean […]

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