Baltic Sea Philharmonic in Bialystok

Dear Sir or Madam,

The Baltic Sea Philharmonic brings together leading orchestral musicians from the ten countries of the Baltic Sea region – Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia and Sweden. Under the leadership of Founding Conductor and Music Director Kristjan Järvi, the ensemble performs wide-ranging repertoire from across the region, both classical masterpieces and special commissions from emerging composers, in celebration of the region’s cultural diversity. It upholds the principle that music can unite people of all nationalities and backgrounds and change society for the better, especially in a region that has historically been divided.

After just finishing our successful first tour this year, ‚Baltic Sea Landscapes’, we are now looking ahead to our ‚Baltic Sea Discovery’ Tour which will take place in September 2016.

With concerts in Gdansk, Copenhagen, Sønderborg and Peenemünde, this tour will mark our first collaboration with Gidon Kremer and his Kremerata Baltica.

I would like to inquire if it would be possible to conduct our rehearsals at the Music Academy in Bialystok. We would need a room/hall for full orchestra rehearsals (80 musicians) from 12-17 September 2016.

Of course we would also be happy to check together with you if a performance in Bialystok is possible.

We would be very happy if we could work together on this project. I look forward to hearing from you as soon as possible. If you have any further questions please let me know.

With kind regards
Rita Sosedow

Rita Sosedow
Production Manager

T +49 (0) 30 29 770 291
M +49 (0) 176 20 81 22 22
E rita.sosedow@bmef.eu
www.bmef.eu

Baltic Sea Music Education Foundation e. V.
Straße der Pariser Kommune 38 l 10243 Berlin l Germany

III Międzynarodowej Konferencji Pulsu Uczelni pt. Granty i projekty naukowe – od aplikacji do finansowania

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Szanowni Państwo!

W imieniu Jego Magnificencji Rektora Państwowej Medycznej Wyższej Szkoły Zawodowej w Opolu oraz Komitetów – Naukowego i Organizacyjnego III Międzynarodowej Konferencji Pulsu Uczelni pt. Granty i projekty naukowe – od aplikacji do finansowania, serdecznie zapraszamy do aktywnego udziału w naszym naukowym projekcie.

Konferencja odbędzie się 12-13 maja 2016 r. w Opolu,  na terenie PMWSZ. Szczegółowy program oraz informacje organizacyjne znajdują się na stronie internetowej: http://www.e-event24.pl/III_puls_uczelni/

Konferencja skierowana jest do studentów, doktorantów, naukowców, wydawców czasopism naukowych, bibliotekarzy, przedstawicieli biznesu i wszystkich zainteresowanych różnymi aspektami dotyczącymi grantów i projektów naukowych, a w szczególności – procesem aplikacji i finansowania.  Mając na uwadze ogromne zainteresowanie tematyką I i II Międzynarodowej Konferencji Pulsu Uczelni w latach 2014 i 2015, organizatorzy proponują, obok teoretycznych wykładów, intensywne szkolenia znacząco  podnoszące kompetencje uczestników w zakresie prezentowanej tematyki.

Niezwykle wysoki poziom merytoryczny, goście z Europy i USA, panele szkoleniowe, dyskusje i debaty  oraz atrakcyjna cena – te cechy wyróżniają naszą Konferencję w skali krajowych propozycji. Uczestnicy otrzymają certyfikaty wraz z punktami edukacyjnymi.

Prosimy o rozpowszechnienie informacji o konferencji wśród studentów, doktorantów oraz pracowników.

Zapraszamy!

Komitet Naukowy i Organizacyjny III Międzynarodowej Konferencji Pulsu Uczelni
Opole, 12-13 maja 2016 r.

Kontakt:
kpu@wsm.opole.pl
774423513

Utrecht Summerschool

Dear Sir, Madam,

In the summer of 2016 ensemble INSOMNIO offers music students a chance to participate in a course for performing contemporary ensemble music. The course is part of the Utrecht Summer School which takes place in the city of Utrecht in the Netherlands.
During the course the music students are guided by the experienced musicians of INSOMNIO to explore works by Boulez, Dessner, Schönberg and Reich.

We are contacting you because, as the contact person of a conservatory, you have immediate access to a large number of music students. Alongside this e-mail you’ll find more information on the summer school, as well as the link to the page on which they can subscribe. Could you spread this information among the students of your institute?
Should you have any further questions, feel free to contact me at luc@insomnio.nl.

Best regards,
Luc den Bakker

Summer School
Conservatory students can join the contemporary ensemble performance course.
Offered by ensemble INSOMNIO as part of the Utrecht Summer School!

SUMMER ACADEMY COURSE
This course aims to develop participants’ skills and knowledge about ensemble performance of contemporary music. It contains studying some key works from the 20th and 21st century repertoire for sextet (flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion). Compositions by Boulez, Dessner, Schönberg and Reich will be used as a basis for practice and analyses, in order to achieve a better comprehension of contemporary music. Studying these works will be complemented by sessions exploring a wide range of topics in contemporary performance practice, such as specialist instrumental techniques, microtones, and preparation strategies, in order to develop further knowledge and skills relevant to performing this repertoire.
The course provides an opportunity for participants to work closely and intensively with INSOMNIO members on both individual and group bases. The support during the course is provided by the musicians and the conductor of INSOMNIO. They will focus on the ensemble interaction, rehearsal technique, individual musicianship, and of course the interpretation of the studied works.

ORGANIZERS
Ensemble INSOMNIO
Conservatory of the HKU University of the Arts Utrecht
Utrecht University

PERIOD
09 July 2016 – 15 July 2016 (7 days)

COURSE LOCATION
Utrecht Conservatory, The Netherlands

LEVEL
Advanced bachelor level

COURSE LEADER
Idske Bakker

LECTURERS
Ulrich Pöhl (conductor), Mieko Kanno (violin), Jana Machalett (flutes), Lars Wouters van den Oudenweijer (clarinets) Charles Watt (cello), Enric Monfort (percussion), Laura Sandee (piano).

TARGET GROUP
Highly motivated Bachelor and master students of music (performing arts) who wish to improve on their knowledge and skills in contemporary ensemble performance.

COURSE AIM
For both bachelor and master students of music:

to develop knowledge and skills in ensemble playing
to broaden understanding about the performance practice of contemporary music
to work towards a public concert

STUDY LOAD
Each day starts with three hours block of ensemble tuition. In the afternoon, participants work in one-to-one sessions with INSOMNIO players, in which they can work on their ensemble parts or on their solo / chamber music pieces which they may bring to the course. In the evening participants will attend workshops given by INSOMNIO members on a broad range of topics. At the end of the course all participants will perform in a public concert.

FEE
• € 750 – Course + course materials + housing
• € 550 – Course + course materials
If you opt for accommodation in Utrecht, you can pick up the keys at the Utrecht Summer School office on Saturday 9 July between 12 noon and 6 PM.

MORE INFORMATION
Luc den Bakker, luc@insomnio.nl
www.insomnio.nl

For more information or subscription, click here

REGISTRATION
Deadline for registration: 01 June 2016

Last weeks to apply to Venice Choral Competition, Italy, 7-10 July 2016

Claudio Monteverdi Choral Festival and Competition
Venice, Italy, 7-10 July 2016

Welcome dear friends!

We warmly invite your choir to the only choral competition that really takes part in the city center of Venice. You will sing in some beautiful locations chosen especially for their great acoustics and insipring typichally venetian architecture. If you are one of the winners of your category you will have the honor to sing the Sunday Mass at the ‘St. Marco Basilica’! We also have an impressive list of jury members to ensure a high musical quality. Next year’s edition will take place 13-16 July 2017.

Don’t miss the opportunity to come to Venice to enjoy the Claudio Monteverdi Choral Competition!

Andrea Angelini
Artistic Director of the Competition
www.venicechoralcompetition.it
office@venicechoralcompetition.it