21th ANNUAL PERCUSSION WORKSHOP International Courses for Composers and Percussion Players

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Deqing Wen (China-Switzerland) Ivo Medek (CZ) Geneviéve Murphy (GB - Scotland) Jeff Beer (Germany) Tomáš Ondrůšek (CZ-D) Max Riefer (Germany) Dan Dlouhý – Dama Dama (CZ)

This summer course is designed for students (or graduates) of composition and composers specifically interested in composition for percussion ínstruments and percussion players,. The course is open to students of conservatories and music academies, as well as mature high-school students and interested members of the public, between the ages of 15 and 30. Find us here Date: 28.6. - 5. 7. 2015
Place: Music Centre Haus Urban Trstěnice (near the town Svitavy), Czech Republic
Course Fee: 250 euro (incl: accommodations, all meals from dinner 29.6. to breakfast 6.7. and course fee) to be paid on the spot during course registration.

The purpose of the course is:
for performers: / for composers: - discussion of individual works with experienced authors and performers, presentation of selected compositions by instructors and more experienced participants
- greater familiarity with notational problems and specific compositional techniques relating to solo and ensemble literature for untraditional percussion instruments
- opportunity to experiment with the various possible timbres of different instruments - application of compositional skills in cooperation with instructors of percussion and composition, with a focus on concert performance
Will you take your own compositions (not only for percussions) for the presentation
of yourself and for the individual lessons (scores and recordings).