Viitasaari, Finland
Posted: 18 Jan 2019
Time of Music Summer Academy Improvisation Course

Time of Music Summer Academy Improvisation Course

02 - 07 Jul, 2019

Time of Music Festival offers in the summer 2019 interesting opportunities to study contemporary music with the world’s first and foremost composers, pedagogues and musicians. We welcome all interested music students and young professionals, both composers and musicians to deepen their knowledge of the classics of contemporary music and enhance their skills in composition and improvisation.

The improvisation course will be taught by a renowned saxophonist John Butcher, who has collaborated with hundreds of musicians, but always attempts to engage with the uniqueness of time and place.

The course will be a practical exploration of the rewards and challenges of solo, small group and large ensemble improvisation, the aim being to develop one’s own voice in a way that makes sense both as a soloist and in collaborative, spontaneous music making. We will work with the stimulus of unusual acoustic spaces – where the room becomes your musical partner. The course ends with a public concer
Closing date: 17 Mar 2019
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