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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.

New book by ORCiM Research Fellow Michael Schwab and Henk Borgdorff

The Exposition of Artistic Research: Publishing Art in Academia

This book - edited by ORCiM Research Fellow Michael Schwab and Henk Borgdorff - introduces the pioneering concept of ‘expositions’ in the context of art and design research. The book contains a chapter written by docARTES teaching staff member Marcel Cobussen and articles by former ORCiM Research Fellows Darla Crispin and Hans Roels. 

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Music of the Imagination

Visiting Researcher Vanessa Tomlinson showcases recent collaborations at Orpheus Institute.

Vanessa Tomlinson - Australian percussionist and Associate Professor in Music at Queensland Conservatorium (Griffith University) - is Visiting Researcher at the Orpheus Research Centre in Music [ORCiM] from November 2013 until January 2014.

This mini-concert features new experimental provocations and collaborations with resident ORCiM Fellows set up during Vanessa's stay in Ghent. A series of 6 new works experimenting with making sound; kinetic music made by ropes and splayed electronics; music inspired by the notion of “time crystals”; music for the body; and music for the imagination itself.

Marlon Titre Doctoral degree

Guitarist, composer and artistic researcher Marlon Titre is the eleventh doctoral student to receive a PhD from Leiden University after having completed the docARTES doctoral programme in music, organized by the Orpheus Institute in Ghent.

On Tuesday 10 December at 16.15 a.m., at the Academiegebouw Leiden, Rapenburg 73, Marlon Titre will defend his thesis Thinking through the guitar: the sound-cell-texture chain.

Bobby Mitchell at the Young Pianist Festival

Last Sunday, docARTES student Bobby Mitchell was awarded both the second prize and and the audience award in the Amsterdam competition 'Young Pianist Festival'. His finale performance of Tsjaikovsky's first piano concerto is found here:



Congratulations Bobby!

Application for the docARTES programme 2014-2015 now open

Application deadline: January 15, 2014

In April 2014, the Orpheus Institute in Ghent (Belgium) will be organising entrance examinations for the docARTES programme 2014-2015 (commencing September 2014). We invite all artists, musicians, composers and improvisers to apply for the docARTES programme, hosted at Orpheus Instituut in Ghent (Belgium) before January 15, 2014.

Download application form