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Summary:Composition Academy
Deadline: None
Date Posted: 12 September 2018
Details: Noosa ISAM is the inaugural Australian version of the Academy. It will be held during our summer in beautiful Noosa, Queensland. The co-founder of ISAM, Ofer Ben-Amots will be running the composition workshop along with Jan Jirásek, another long standing professor of composition from ISAM.

The hallmarks of the Academy’s training program are the daily individual lessons with the faculty. The small number of participants, coupled with a celebrated faculty that shares all meals and events, creates a rare collegial atmosphere through which a constant flow of stimulating exchange occur. Acceptance is based on the applicant’s artistic potential and/or achievements, evaluated individually by the faculty.

In the second week participants begin rehearsing their work with a professional ensemble. At the end of the Academy, all composers are invited to partake in the Composers’ Competition. This competition is intended to increase the excitement, energy, and creativity among our hand-picked talented composers, while at the same time generate a harvest of new, beautiful, and highly artistic works.

This is an opportunity targeted at emerging contemporary art music composers who are either studying or in the first five years of launching their career as a composer. ISAM fosters an inclusive and friendly creative environment, so there are no age or nationality restrictions, nor is there a specific compositional style prerequisite. Composers who apply will write a work for acoustic instruments – any line up of the ensemble in residence.

For more information and to apply: