The next Instrumental Composition Class will be held in 2011 - during the 14th International Academy for New Composition and Audio-Art in the Regional Music School (Landesmusikschule) in Kramsach.
Professor Boguslaw Schaeffer
with the Korean composer Ji Young Kang
During the first week, participants will be aquainted with new compositional techniques. Individual tuition in instrumental composition will be offered (Prof. Dr. Bogusław Schaeffer).
Important aspects of the composition course are:
Integration and disintegration of styles, material and form
Development of structure as the only possible way of involving new ideas in music, such as an extended repertoire of compositional means, eg. New instumental techniques
Interactive and algorhythmic composition
Signal processing and transformation
Each participant is obliged to come to Tyrol with fresh ideas, a strong willpower and willingness to work. She/he must attend all lessons and commit her/himself to compose a work in Tyrol in which using some or all of the instruments offered - including computer if desired.
These works will be rehearsed and premièred by the instrumental tutors of the Academy in the final concert (,Urnacht'). This final concert - the ,Urnacht' - is the most important part
of the avantgarde tirol festival. The ,Urnacht' in the concert in which an international young generation of composers presents itself to the Tyrol audience.