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Time of Music Summer Academy

Time of Music Festival offers in the summer 2017 several unique opportunities to study contemporary music with the world’s topmost professionals. We welcome all interested music students and young professionals, both composers and musicians to deepen their knowledge of the classics of contemporary music and enhance their skills in composition and conducting. All courses will be taught in English.

You can apply for the courses using this application form. Attachments are listed in the application form. OBS! You can register as an active student only for one course. Details of the courses are in course pages, links on the right.

COURSE FEES:
Course fee for conducting masterclass is 400 €. The fee includes participation to the course, lectures and free public discussions, as well as free entrance to all festival concerts. The festival will not be able to give grants to cover course fees.

Course fee for composition course is 280 €. The fee includes participation to the course, lectures and free public discussions, as well as free entrance to all festival concerts. The festival will not be able to give grants to cover course fees. The materials are not included to course fee.

Course fee for improvisation course “Musical Collisions and Radical Creativity” is 230 €. The fee includes participation to the course, lectures and free public discussions, as well as free entrance to all festival concerts. The festival will not be able to give grants to cover course fees.

The courses take also passive students space permitting. With the fee of 180 € passive students can listen to all courses excluding private lessons. Passive student fee doesn’t include entrances to festival concerts.

ACCOMMODATION: There is a possibility for a dormitory accommodation in double rooms for 150 € / 7 nights (conducting masterclass 200 € / 9 nights).

TRAVEL: Accepted students are in charge of their own travel arrangements and expenses. Time of Music offers a possibility to join a bus transportation between Helsinki and Viitasaari (1th / 3th and 10th of July) for 20 € / one way ticket. The festival will not be able to give grants to cover travel expenses.

MEALS: Students cover their own meal arrangements.

SCORES: Students of the summer academy are in charge of their own material unless otherwise stated.

DEADLINE: Deadline for applications to conducting masterclass and composition course is midnight (UTC+2) February 15th and to improvisation course midnight (UTC+2) March 15th. More information from Artistic Director Johan Tallgren, johan.tallgren@musiikinaika.org.

AUDITION: The Artistic Director of Time of Music together with the tutor of the course will decide on active participation upon the registration forms and submitted material. The results of the conducting masterclass and composition course selections will be announced by the end of March 2017 and selections of the improvisation course by the end of April. There is no right of legal appeal. No correspondence regarding the decisions will be conducted.

Rights to changes reserved.

Composition course, teacher James Dillon READ MORE
Conducting masterclass with Susanna Mälkki READ MORE
Improvisation course with Mark Applebaum READ MORE