The Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA
Festival dates: July 17-Aug 6, 2017
Festival Location: MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Berkshire Mountains in Western MA)
Application Deadline: January 18, 2017
website and online applications: www.bangonacan.org/summer_festival
The Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA is a three-week residency and musical utopia for innovative composers and performers dedicated entirely to adventurous contemporary music. There are daily composition seminars, rehearsals, and performances in the museum galleries, and the residency concludes with a six-hour blow-out Marathon Concert featuring performances by the student/faculty ensembles. The program also includes world music workshops, an orchestra of original instruments, technology and music business seminars and more. Faculty is comprised of Bang on a Can founders Michael Gordon, David Lang, and Julia Wolfe, members of the Bang on a Can All-Stars, eighth blackbird, and more faculty and special guests.
contact: Philippa Thompson, email@example.com (718) 852-7755
Application Fee: $40 / Tuition fee: $2900