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Orpheus Instituut 20 years

Rethinking the Practices of Music

13 - 15 November 2016

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2016-2017 marks the twentieth anniversary of the Orpheus Institute – a leading centre for artistic research in music. We will celebrate this occasion with forty-eight hours of music, discussion and festivity to take place in Ghent from the afternoon of Sunday 13 November to the morning of Tuesday 15, 2016.

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Day of Artistic Research

Thursday 27 October 2016, deSingel (Antwerp)

On the 'Day of Artistic Research' the four Flemish conservatories and the Orpheus Institute reflect on the state of affairs in artistic research in music in Flanders. Research coordinators of the five participating institutes shortly present the research strands and latest developments in their institution, followed by Alessandro Cervino (LUCA) and Anna Scott (Orpheus Institute) presenting thier project: The Reflective Piano Class. 

Organized by the MAO-partnership (Module Artistiek Onderzoek): Orpheus Instituut (Ghent), LUCA School of Arts, campus Lemmens (Leuven), Royal Conservatoire Antwerp (AP University College), Royal Conservatory of Brussel and Royal Conservatory / School of Arts Ghent.
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Sound Work - Composition as Critical Technical Practice

Call for Proposals ORCiM Seminar 2016

21-23 November 2016


The 10th Orpheus Research Seminar offers the opportunity for contributors from around the world to gather and explore the theme of composition as critical technical practice.

Practitioners from all disciplines are invited to submit proposals for presentations. We particularly welcome proposals for presentations that explore the demonstration of composition as research in innovative ways.

Keynote speakers:

Nicolas Collins, Professor of Sound at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)
Alan Blackwell, Professor of Interdisciplinary Design, University of Cambridge (TBC)

Deadline for Proposals: August 17, 2016.

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