Composers Workshop at the Charlotte New Music Festival

Free to apply
8th Annual Charlotte New Music Festival

Composers Workshop
Max Computer Music Workshop
Dance Co-Lab
(June 17-29)

The Composers Workshop is a unique two-week event that allows a select group of about 30 student and emerging composers to work closely with world-class performers and distinguished guest faculty in the creation of new works for performances at the Charlotte new Music Festival. Participants will hone their craft, build their professional networks, listen to a lot of exciting new music, receive valuable and pragmatic career advice from musicians & composers with a wide range of experiences, and much more.

During the festival, each composer will have the opportunity to have two pieces that will be professionally performed by world-class musicians.

The Max Computer Music Workshop (MCMW) is an intermediate-to-advanced two-week immersive workshop, during the Charlotte New Music Festival, focused on programming and composing computer music in the Max visual programming environment. Participants will learn techniques for programming interactive computer music, culminating in a public recorded performance of works created during the workshop, performed by professional musicians.

Dance Co-Lab:In this two-week choreography and dance intensive, choreographers and dancers will work together with musicians from the Composers Workshop to create new works that seamlessly blend music and dance. Participants will attend technique and choreography classes presented by accomplished professionals, create and rehearse original works, and participate in live performances.

More info & to apply online

Guest Ensembles & Composers:
Beo String Quartet (Pittsburgh)
Loadbang (NY)
Transient Canvas (Boston)
Duo Zonda (flutes - Orlando Cela & Wei Zhao, Boston)
David Brooks (piano), Matt Darsey (viola), Erinn Frechette (flute), Jessica Lindsey (clarinet), Stephanie Wilson (percussion)

Guest Composers:
John Allemeier
Armando Bayolo
Lawrence Dillon
Marti Epstein
Kerrith Livengood
Paula Matthusen
Marc Mellits
Charles Nichols
Ronald K. Parks

28 Feb 2019
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