Inscription

16 au 20 août 2021


Ensemble in Residence 2021 : Ensemble Ars Nova (France)
Instructors 2021 : Claire-Mélanie Sinnhuber (composer), Gregory Vajda (conductor, composer) and Peter Eötvös (conductor, composer)

International Composition Workshop

The 2021 edition offers young composers the following opportunities:  

  • Workshopping a 5-minutes piece for wind octet specially written for this summer academy and for the musicians of Ensemble Ars Nova
  • Testing existing sketches and/or ideas with musicians of choice
  • Asking and experimenting with experienced musicians.
  • Masterclass and private lessons with Claire-Mélanie Sinnhuber
  • Working with young conductors selected for this edition of ECA, under the supervision of Gregory Vajda and Peter Eötvös
  • Public concert at the end of the Academy

The compositional workshop will be ran in parallel with the conductor’s workshop where they will also rehearse the Eötvös and Stravinsky Octets. Composers are welcome to participate as listeners. 

Eligibility
  • No Age Limit
  • Applicants from a variety of musical aesthetics and backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.

Priority will be given to composers at the start of their careers and/or undergoing training at a higher education institution

Fee

Tuition and Lodging is fully covered by the ECA for all Associate Composers.
Unfortunately we cannot cover the lodging for Fellow Composers for 2021. 
Travel fees are at the cost of all the participants. 

Deadline

Deadline for the application on 30th June 2021.

Registration Procedure

To apply please send an email to europeancreativeacademy@gmail.com with the following documentation:
Subject: Full name – ECA 2021 Composition Workshop

  1. Link (without expiration date) to exactly two (2) pdf scores TOTAL: 
    – of the two works submitted, one should be your best work (regardless of instrumentation) 
    – and one must be no more than 5 years old (originally written, not a revision)
  2. Link (without expiration date) to recordings of the two scores should be uploaded only as .aac, .m4a or .mp3 formats as part of the application form. (NO MIDI FILE)
  3. Documents in a PDF format
    – Motivation letter
    – CV
    – Brief biography
More information

Download application call for composition workshop


International Conducting Workshop

The 2021 edition offers young conductors the following opportunities:  

  • Masterclass with Gregory Vajda and Peter Eötvös on Stravinsky and Eötvös Octets for wind instruments
  • Working with ensemble Ars Nova, an outstanding French music ensemble recognized for its commitment to new music and educational transmission
  • Working with young composers selected for this edition of ECA and conducting a 5-minutes piece for wind octet specially written for this summer academy and for the musicians of Ensemble Ars Nova
  • Public concert at the end of the Academy

The conducting workshop will be ran in parallel with the composer’s workshop where they will also rehearse new works specially written for this summer academy and for the musicians of Ensemble Ars Nova. Conductors are welcome to participate as listeners. 

Eligibility
  • No Age Limit

Priority will be given to early applicants, and to conductors at the start of their careers and/or undergoing training at a higher education institution

Fee

Tuition and Lodging is fully covered by the ECA for all selected conductors (active participants).
Unfortunately we cannot cover the lodging for active listeners (non-podium participants) for 2021.
Travel fees are at the cost of all the participants. 

Deadline

Deadline for the application on 30th June 2021.

Application Procedure

To apply please send an email to europeancreativeacademy@gmail.com with the following documentation:
Subject: Full name – ECA 2021 Conducting Workshop

  • Submit resumé/CV
  • Submit 2 conducting video links of a good quality
More Information

Download application call for conducting workshop