GMW Academy: Call for scores & Reading Session – Oerknal!

July 5, 2016 in All Opportunities, Composers by mwhiteside

Write a sketch/new work for the young and adventurous top musicians of Oerknal!, ensemble-in-residence in Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2016. This call for scores is open to all young composers (<35). Sketches should last 3-5 minutes. Instrumentation available: flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion. The percussion set up consists of 3 gongs (h/m/l), 2 tom-toms (h/l), 2 woodblocks (h/l). During the Reading session on September 3rd, composers of the selected sketches will have the opportunity to work on their sketch with Oerknal!

-Before July 25th, send your sketch to academy@muziekweek.nl (please send a score in pdf format as well as midi-file)
-August 1st, Oerknal! will announce which sketches have been selected. A maximum of 8 composers can take part in the reading session.
-Reading Sessions take place on Sunday, September 3rd, 15h30-17h30, in Muziekhuis Utrecht.

Oerknal! is a collective of young professional musicians, composers, video artists, recording engineers, and graphic designers. A passion for new creative experiences unites the Oerknal! members who believe that music should be presented in an intense, visceral manner.
The ensemble seeks out new and unique artistic connections as it engages in cross-disciplinary collaborations. Oerknal! eschews the traditional concert hall etiquette. It prefers non-traditional venues such as galleries, jazz clubs, and reclaimed spaces while experimenting with fresh concert presentation formats. Most importantly, Oerknal! is committed to music with a modern sense of style and a contemporary sensibility that belongs to and was written for no other time than the present. This festival Oerknal! is ensemble-in-residence.

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