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DELIAN ACADEMY FOR NEW MUSIC 2024

International Academy for Composers & Sound Artists
7 - 15 June 2024

FACULTY AND STAFF

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 Composition

  Acousmatic / electroacoustic composition

Composition, Director

ENSEMBLES IN RESIDENCE

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Ensemble Recherche has been dedicated to the new and unknown since 1985. From the time of its creation nearly four decades ago, the Freiburg-based ensemble has been shaping contemporary music and writing musical history, premiering more than 600 works and producing more than 50 CD recordings to date. The eight performer-members—all internationally renowned soloists—share a passion for experimentation, placing their exceptional musicality and creativity at the service of the ensemble and its collective research of the musical present.  

 

The ensemble is deeply committed to the future of contemporary music, seeking to pass on its spirit of research and curiostiy to the next generation through its pedagogical and outreach activities, such as school workshops, concerts for children, participative youth projects, and master classes. Through the long-running ‘Class Work’ project, the ensemble has worked with students of composition at conservatories and universities in Boston, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Linz, Freiburg, Antwerp, Reykjavik and Cambridge, among others. At the same time, long-term professional relationships with important composers of the 20th century (such as Helmut Lachenmann, Wolfgang Rihm, Salvatore Sciarrino, Gérard Grisey, Hans Abrahamsen and Hans Werner Henze) have ensured that the ensemble members are also experts in the historical performance practice of the music of the last century.  

For more information please visit 

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ANJA CLIFT

Flutes (picolo, C flute, alto, bass)

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SHIZUYO OKA

Clarinets (Eb, Bb, bass)

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EDUARDO OLLOQUI

Oboe, Cor anglais 

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SOFIA VON ATZINGEN

Viola

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Reactive Ensemble

Reactive Ensemble is an advanced music technology performance group, a virtual ensemble focused in the realization of art in dialogue with new technologies. Its main purpose is to provide the technological support for the creation, implementation and performance of demanding musical and audiovisual works.

The ensemble is constituted by a network of soft- & hardware that allows fully interaction between humans and machines. It is assisted by artists devoted to technology, generating the perfect symbiosis to solve technical problems in an artistic context.  The ensemble also studies and realizes various electro acoustic repertoire as well as original compositions; participants of the ensemble compose and perform computerized, computer assisted, and electro-acoustic music.

For more information please visit:

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GABRIELE MASTROTOTARO

Flute

Voice, Conductor

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Violoncello

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Piano

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Electronics, Video

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS

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Acoustic Composition

Compose for ensemble recherche and attend masterclasses with composition faculty.

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Electroacoustic Composition

Compose for reactive ensemble + (live) electronics and attend masterclasses with composition faculty.

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Sound Art / Multimedia

Create a sound/multimedia installation with optional live soloist and attend mastelasses with faculty.

Applications Now Closed

VENUE

The Cultural Foundation of Tinos was established as a private benefit institution in 2002 by the Sacred Foundation of the Church of the Annunciation, and is supported by the same institution. Its purpose is to promote research and study and to advance the awareness of the art, history, culture and tradition indigenous to the island of Tinos. Housed in a beautiful and recently refurbished neoclassic building at the water’s edge of the quaint harbor town of Tinos, the Foundation provides an ideal venue for cultural and scientific conferences, art exhibitions and a variety of other events.
 

The building was originally constructed in 1925 and was renovated in 2001. The large exhibition hall of the Cultural Foundation of Tinos was inaugurated in September of the same year with the very significant art exhibition of the celebrated Tinian artist, Nicolaos Gizis, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his death. This event signaled the beginning of the Foundations’ successful course.

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TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION

Travel Information

The enchanting Tinos island is located in Cyclades, Greece. You can reach Tinos within 4 hours from one of the ports of Athens. The port of Piraeus is located closer to the city center, while the port of Rafina is closer to Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos". You can search for and book ferry tickets here.

The closest international airport is located in Mykonos. You can reach Tinos by ferry from Mykonos port in 30 minutes. Mykonos International Airport is located 6 km away from the new port of Mykonos (Tourlos).

Accommodation

Our partner hotels can provide accommodation in single and double rooms at competitive rates. The cost for the full duration (check in 7 June - check out 16 June) of the program is as follows:

Single rooms: €450 - €540 (depending on number of stars)

Double rooms: €270 - €360 per person (depending on number of stars)

Alternatively, you are free to make your own arrangements. 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Am I eligible to apply?

Yes! There are no restrictions. The Delian Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, educational level, religious or political beliefs. Every individual is welcome to apply. 

Is there an application fee?

No.

I am not available for the full duration of the program. Can I attend part of it? 

Yes, we will do our best to schedule your activities accordingly. 

Does my material need to be anonymous?

No.

Do you accept midi realizations if there is no recording available?

No. If you do not have a recording, please submit the score only. 

When will the results be announced?

The review of applications begins immediately. We expect results to be announced at the beginning of February.

Still have questions? Please send us an email at info@delianacademy.com 

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