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The Académie Voix Nouvelles is open to composers and performers wishing to hone their skills in the interpretation of the contemporary repertory.

For composers, it recreates the complete process of creation of a new work, in professional conditions: commission, composition, rehearsals, concert, under the supervision of internationally renowned tutors belonging to different aesthetics.

It calls on the leading ensembles to rehearse and perform the works and to advise and interact with the composers. The performers will benefit from the advice of the expert musicians of the guest ensembles in individual classes rehearsing chamber or solo repertory. They will make up an ensemble that will rehearse and perform in concert emblematic works from the contemporary literature as well as some of the work produced by the composers of the workshop.

In its duration and its exceptional working conditions, the academy constitutes a unique forum for exchanges between composers, performers and thinkers.

Several specialists in the domains of management, musical production economics, author rights, the record industry, radio and journalism will also be invited.

In 2017, the selected participants work with following tutors and guest ensembles: Mark Andre, Philippe Leroux, Alex Mincek Juliet Fraser, Quatuor Tana, Ensemble Multilatérale, Léo Warynski

 

Schedule:

For composers – from 21 August to 10 September 2017

for performers – from 30 August to 10 September 2017

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS 1 September – 18.00 

FSC – Soloists Voix nouvelles 8 September – 17.00 

FSC – Ensemble Voix nouvelles 9 September – 17.30

FSC – Composers I 10 September – 15:00

FSC – Composers II

 

Participants:

COMPOSERS

Boris BEZEMER (NL) ULYSSES-Journey Matthew CHAMBERLAIN (USA) Shiuan CHANG (TAIWAN) Daniel CHAPPELL (GB) Sivan ELDAR (ISRAEL) Cengiz EREN (TURKEY) Tatiana GERASIMENOK (BELARUS) Mizaki GOTO (JAPAN) Jonah HAVEN (USA) Annie HUI-HSIN HSIE (AUSTRALIA) William KUO (CANADA) Shih-Wei LO (TAIWAN) Fernando MUNIZAGA (CHILI) Alex STEPHENSON (USA)

PERFORMERS

Madison GREENSTONE (USA ) clarinet Alina TRAINE (ARGENTINA) harp Victor HOCQUET (FR) percussion Nina KAZOURIAN (FR) viola Mimi DOULTON (GB) soprano Zach SELLY (USA) conductor Michiko SAIKI (JAPON) piano Pauline VUILLERME (FR) violin Elsa DORBATH (FR) cello Kathryn WILLIAMS (USA) flute

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