Subject: RADZIEJOWICE – International Summer Course for Composers
From: Andre Bartetzki
Von: Synthetis 2016
Betreff: International Summer Course for Composers SYNTHETIS 2016
Datum: 5. März 2016
The Music Gardens Foundation is pleased to invite young composers (up to
35 years old), from the world over, to participate in the 2016 edition
of the International Summer Course for Composers SYNTHETIS, which will
take place in Radziejowice (near Warsaw, Poland) between July 18 and 30,
The participants of this year’s edition of the Course will have an
opportunity to attend lectures and individual meetings with such
renowned composers as Mark Andre, Martin Bresnick, Zygmunt Krauze and
Johannes Kreidler, as well as with the Course’s artists-in-residence
from the E-MEX Ensemble: Evelin Degen (flute), Joachim Striepens
(clarinet) and Martin von der Heydt (piano). In addition, Wojciech
Błażejczyk – Polish composer, guitarist and sound designer – will
conduct workshops on computer-aided composition techniques.
The Course’s events will be held at the Radziejowice Palace – beautiful
palace complex surrounded by picturesque landscape, situated 50 km from
Warsaw. The venue, originally dating back to the 17th century, thanks to
its unique atmosphere, has become to function as a creative work venue
for artists, writers, musicians and painters. The intimate character of
the venue provides excellent conditions to create a highly cooperative
environment and a creativity-enhancing atmosphere.
The International Summer Course for Composers SYNTHETIS, created and
directed by Zygmunt Krauze, is a successful reactivation of the
legendary composition courses initiated in 1980 by the Polish Society
for Contemporary Music. The key objective of the Course is to allow each
and every participant not only to develop his or her artistic skills,
but also to work in an environment where exchange of experience is
crucial. For this reason a special emphasis is put on the personal
interaction between the student and the tutor – apart from collective
activities included in the schedule, the Course also involves one-to-one
The submissions are open until May 10, 2016.
More information and on-line application form available at: http://www.synthetis.pl
We would appreciate the distribution of the information about the Course.
Organizers of SYNTHETIS 2016
Facebook: Composition Course Synthetis
The Course is organized by the Music Gardens Foundation and co-financed
by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland.