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Program Dates: July 3 – 20, 2023
Application Deadline: May 31st, 2023 (Limited to only 12 candidates.)
Vienna Composition Lab provides an extraordinary opportunity for beginners to professional composers, allowing them to delve into the professional creative process, starting from securing a formal commission to receiving personalized composition lessons and attending seminars on relevant subjects, ultimately culminating in a recording performed by a world-class ensemble. This distinctive three-week experience takes place in Vienna, the renowned music capital of the world, providing participants with a daily immersive experience in a vibrant culture and rich artistic heritage.
– One-to-One Composition Lessons
Fundamentals for rehearsing and conducting contemporary music
Audio-Visual Recording Session of all Compositions + live-stream of the best works.
During the Vienna Composition Lab, selected participants will have the opportunity to receive a composition commission on the first day of the course or work on their current composition, adhering to specific requirements and parameters including instrumentation, length, and submission date (within a two-week time frame). As a rewarding culmination, these commissioned works will be professionally recorded in audio-visual format by the esteemed Wiener Festspiele Ensemble. Throughout the program, each composer will also benefit from personalized one-to-one mentoring sessions over the course of the first two and a half weeks, while the third week will be dedicated to score preparation, rehearsals, and a final studio recording of the compositions..
The Vienna Composition Lab is a fully balanced experience, allowing beginners composers to live the realities confronted as active professional composers. This unique three-week encounter will flourish in Vienna, known as the music capital of the world, offering a daily intake of a vibrant and historical musical culture and heritage.
During the program you will visit the famous houses of Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert.
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