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Time of Music Summer Academy 2022

Application period for the Viitasaari Summer Academy 2022 courses has started! Please check the application deadlines for each course below.

Composition course 5–11 July 2022

with Mauro Lanza

During the course, students can either work with the festival’s residency ensembles (Quartetto Maurice, Schallfeld Ensemble, International Modern Academy), aiming for a premiere at the end of the course, or just work on their own compositions. The chamber ensembles available (2-6 musicians) will be notified to the accepted students. Applications for the composition course must be sent no later than 6th of March 2022.

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Composed Theater Collaboratory 5–11 July 2022

with Mark Applebaum

Under the guidance of renowned American composer Mark Applebaum, students will act as polyartists and create collaborative composed theater works. Application is open for artists of different fields of art (see details in the course description). Applications for the Composed Theater Collaboratory course must be sent no later than 31th of March 2022.

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Contemporary Accordion 5–11 July 2022 

accordionist Andreas Borregaard (Denmark)

The course is focused on contemporary music and the possibilities accordion. The works rehearsed during the course will be performed in a public concert in the final of the course as part of the festival program. The application period is closed, but we still accept late applications for this course.

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Curating Diversity 5–10 July 2022

with Du Yun, Julia Gerlach, Vigdis Jakobsdottir and Toks Dada

The Curating Diversity course, for the first time in Finland, will be arranged 5–10 July 2022. The course, led by top international experts, addresses ethical issues and social responsibility of contemporary music curating and reaching new audiences.

Applicants should be no more than 35 years of age and they should be able to discuss and share their own curatorial work as part of the course. 

The application period is closed, but we still accept late applications for this course.

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