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Call for Proposals ODC 2015 Music for All

The Fourth International Orpheus Doctoral Conference, organised by the doctoral students of the Orpheus Institute docARTES Programme, offers the opportunity for contributors from around the world to gather and explore the theme of ownership in composition, improvisation, and performance.Practitioners from all disciplines are invited to submit proposals for presentations.

Deadline for Proposals: December 31st, 2014.

Call for Proposals ORCiM Seminar 2015

The eight International ORCiM Seminar, organised at the Orpheus Institute, offers the opportunity for contributors from around the world to gather and explore:

THE MAKING OF MUSICAL TIME
Temporality in Musical Composition and Performance.

Practitioners from all disciplines are invited to submit proposals for presentations.

Deadline for Proposals: January 5th, 2015

Ascolta!

Pre-Festival Concert

Tuesday 30 September 2014

Unique concert experiences demand for unique artists with a dream and a vision. The renowned Belgian pianist Jan Michiels has developed his “unperformable” four-and-a-half-hour programme Ascolta! because he believes in the power, in the difficulty, and in the happiness of listening. But where can such an unconventional piano solo recital be performed?

Jos Mulder as Visiting Researcher at ORCiM

Jos Mulder was invited to work at Orpheus Institute between Monday, June 30th and Monday, July 14th. During his stay at the Orpheus Institute he worked with Juan Parra Cancino in the analysis, reconstruction and exploration of Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Solo. The efforts of their collaboation will result in a network performance of Stockhausen’s Solo during the Research FestivalAfter his visit Jos send us a few words:

I am very grateful for the invitation and warm welcome extended by Orpheus. Working for a few weeks in an environment that is both intellectually and artistically stimulating provided great balance with my ordinary academic working weeks. Orpheus and ORCIM are forward facing organisations which invigorate the debate about artistic research and exploratory experimentation in music, and as such contribute to the more general research discourse. I can not wait to go back. 

Call for Proposals ORCiM Seminar 2014 'From Output to Impact'

FROM OUTPUT TO IMPACT,  the seventh International ORCiM Seminar, a joint effort of Orpheus Institute (Ghent) and the Norwegian Academy of Music’s Centre of Excellence in Music Performance Education (Oslo), offers the opportunity for contributors from around the world to gather and explore the 'The integration of artistic research results into musical training' .
Practitioners from all disciplines are invited to submit proposals for presentations.

Deadline for Proposals: September 15, 2014.

Application for the docARTES doctoral programme 2015-2016

Next application deadline: January 15, 2015

In April 2015, the Orpheus Institute in Ghent (Belgium) will be organising entrance examinations for the docARTES programme 2015-2016 (commencing September 2015). We invite all artists, musicians, composers and improvisers with a keen interest in artistic research and generating new musical knowledge through their own practice to apply for the 2015-2016 docARTES programme, hosted at Orpheus Instituut in Ghent (Belgium) before January 15, 2015.

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ORCiM announces 6 new Study Days

The Orpheus Research Centre in Music [ORCiM] initiated a series of Study Days in 2014. Study Days are set up by our researchers to have an exchange of knowledge with invited guest speakers and musicians on very specific research topics. After the first succesful events with guests Vinko Globokar, Michael Gees and Lydia Goehr, ORCiM researchers have planned Study Days with Johan Petri (20/5), Laura Macy (21/5), Kaï Köpp (10/6), Friedrich Steinle (1-2/7), Mika Elo (8-9/7) and Claudia Molitor (10/7) in the coming months.