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Charlotte New Music Festival

 Charlotte New Music Festival
Summary:Two opportunities
Deadline: 05 May 2018
Date Posted: 27 December 2017
Details: Mission
To promote Charlotte’s growing reputation as a center for contemporary classical music and dance through unique educational experiences, compelling performances, and innovative collaborations across artistic disciplines.

Currently, we have proudly presented over 70 concerts full of premieres for contemporary classical music, and 11 concerts premiering new music and dance collaborations. For the 7th year in a row, we are happy to welcome composers, musicians, choreographers, and dancers from all over the world to the CNMF family!

Composers Workshop

Applications Now Open!
Workshop Dates: June 18-30, 2018

Tuition: $1,885 ($1,860 early bird)

Accommodation: UNC Charlotte on-campus apartments, $600 (2 weeks double occupancy), or $980 (2 weeks single oc.), breakfast included.

Application Deadline: before February 28, 2018 midnight.

Applications are reviewed as they are received and acceptances are on a rolling basis.

About the Composers Workshop:

The Composers Workshop is the main event of CNMF — a two-week program that selects about thirty emerging composers to work closely with world-class performers and distinguished faculty in the creation of new works for performance at the festival. Participants will hone their craft, build their professional networks, listen to a lot of exciting new music, receive valuable and pragmatic career advice, and much more.

Participation in the Composers Workshop includes:
– Two professional performances of your music: 1) A commissioned work written for the festival. 2) A speedwriting assignment, written and performed during the festival
– Option to perform an additional piece on our “New Music Open Mic Night”
– High-quality audio and video recording of the performances.
– Opportunity to work with guest musicians in rehearsing your music.
– Lectures by eminent guest composers and musicians.
– Two private lessons with guest composers.
– Admission to all festival concerts.
– Making new friends and being part of a supportive artistic community.

Computer Music Workshop

June 18-30, 2018Max 2014 Laptop Orchestra Concert
Application Deadline: May 5, 2018

About the Max Computer Music Workshop

Charles Nichols and Ronald Parks, faculty

The Max Computer Music Workshop (MCMW) is an intermediate-to-advanced two-week immersive workshop, during the Charlotte New Music Festival, focused on programming and composing computer music in the Max visual programming environment (http://cycling74.com/products/max/). Participants will learn techniques for programming interactive computer music, culminating in a public performance of works created during the workshop. The faculty will present a range of computer music topics, including digital audio synthesis, digital signal processing, alternative controllers and strategies, and implementation of interactivity in computer music.

The workshop is intended for composers, performers, and programmers with some experience in computer music or computer programming. The goal of the workshop is to build understanding of computer music composition, theory, and performance, and foster innovation in a range of creative activities, using Max programming.

Selection for the Max Computer Music Workshop is competitive, limited to 15 participants.
Web Site:charlottenewmusic.org