Programs

Full Composition Program / IN-PERSON

As a participant in the in-person Full Composition Program, you will:

  • have your music performed in a public concert by our guest musicians. The files of the A/V professional recordings will be also shared with all the composers at the end of the festival and can be used by them as they wish. For the 2022 edition you can submit:
    • 1) music for cello quartet (Quartetto Zuena);
    • 2) music for solo piano (Krist Kapten);
    • 3) music for solo voice with or without electronics (Anna Piroli);
  • be mentored during the composition and rehearsal of your music;
  • attend a lecture and a public masterclass with our guest of honor Klaus Lang;
  • present your music at the Composition Colloquium, a daily masterclass led by Amy Beth Kirsten, David Serkin Ludwig and Dmitri Tymoczko. You will receive a public composition lesson from one of them and you will receive feedbacks by all the other participant composers;
  • attend daily lectures by our international faculty members Giovanni Albini, Giovanni Cestino, Amy Beth Kristen, David Serkin Ludwig, Christopher Theofanidis and Dmitri Tymoczko;
  • attend intensive short workshops by Amy Beth Kirsten, David Serkin Ludwig, Dmitri Tymoczko and Giovanni Cestino;
  • attend a workshop on theatre music instrument building led by Mauro Buttafava;
  • attend a seminar led by Alberto Barberis, “An introduction to web audio API”, and learn how to develop your own artistic web audio app;
  • attend a seminar led by Giovanni Cestino, “Musicological Tools for Artistic Research”, and explore some of the critical tools that musicology can offer to composers in the practice of artistic research;
  • be a member of the highSCORE New Music Center and join one of the largest international networks of contemporary music, accessing new opportunities, commissions, collaboration and performances. An interview with you led by our musicologist in residence, Giovanni Cestino, will be published in the highSCORE Proceedings and your biographical information will appear in our database.

You will also have access to:

  • a cooking lesson.

The tuition for the IN-PERSON Full Composition Program is 2399 Euros.

It includes:

  • lodging in spacious shared rooms in a a renovated farmhouse dating back to the 15th century and located in Pavia’s countryside. The farmhouse features a shared kitchen, dining/living areas, offices, a recording studio a theaer and a black box. Participants will also have access to outdoor areas, laundry facilities, Wi-Fi connection, bicycles for local travel, and weekly cleaning service;
  • meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), providing the most typical Italian homemade cuisine;
  • a shuttle service from/to Milan train station on the first and last days of the festival.

Not included in fee: airfare, passport fees, laundry, phone charges, supplementary maid service, any insurance, etc.

During the festival our staff will be available and assisting 24 hours a day.

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Full Composition Program / ONLINE

As a participant in the online Full Composition Online Program, you will:

  • have your music performed in a public concert by our guest musicians. The files of the A/V professional recordings will be also shared with all the composers at the end of the festival and can be used by them as they wish. For the 2022 edition you can submit:
    • 1) music for cello quartet (Quartetto Zuena);
    • 2) music for solo piano (Krist Kapten);
    • 3) music for solo voice with or without electronics (Anna Piroli);
  • be mentored during the composition and rehearsal of your music;
  • attend a lecture and a public masterclass with our guest of honor Klaus Lang;
  • present your music at the Composition Colloquium, a daily masterclass led by Amy Beth Kirsten, David Serkin Ludwig and Dmitri Tymoczko. You will receive a public composition lesson from one of them and you will receive feedbacks by all the other participant composers;
  • attend daily lectures by our international faculty members Giovanni Albini, Giovanni Cestino, Amy Beth Kristen, David Serkin Ludwig, Christopher Theofanidis and Dmitri Tymoczko;
  • attend intensive short workshops by Amy Beth Kirsten, David Serkin Ludwig, Dmitri Tymoczko and Giovanni Cestino;
  • attend a seminar led by Alberto Barberis, “An introduction to web audio API”, and learn how to develop your own artistic web audio app;
  • attend a seminar led by Giovanni Cestino, “Musicological Tools for Artistic Research”, and explore some of the critical tools that musicology can offer to composers in the practice of artistic research;
  • be a member of the highSCORE New Music Center and join one of the largest international networks of contemporary music, accessing new opportunities, commissions, collaboration and performances. An interview with you led by our musicologist in residence, Giovanni Cestino, will be published in the highSCORE Proceedings and your biographical information will appear in our database.

You will also have access to:

  • a cooking lesson – you won’t be coming to Italy, but you’ll get a taste of it;
  • informal chatrooms where you will be able to get to know your peers and all the festival people.

The tuition for the ONLINE Full Composition Program is 1199 Euros.

During the festival our staff will be available and assisting 24 hours a day via Skype, Messenger and Whatsapp.

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Light Composition Program / ONLINE

As a participant in the online Full Composition Online Program, you will:

  • attend a lecture and a public masterclass with our guest of honor Klaus Lang;
  • attend the Composition Colloquium, a daily masterclass given to Full Composition Program participants and led by Amy Beth Kirsten, David Serkin Ludwig and Dmitri Tymoczko;
  • attend daily lectures by our international faculty members Giovanni Albini, Giovanni Cestino, Amy Beth Kristen, David Serkin Ludwig, Christopher Theofanidis and Dmitri Tymoczko;
  • attend intensive short workshops by Amy Beth Kirsten, David Serkin Ludwig, Dmitri Tymoczko and Giovanni Cestino;
  • attend a seminar led by Alberto Barberis, “An introduction to web audio API”, and learn how to develop your own artistic web audio app;
  • attend a seminar led by Giovanni Cestino, “Musicological Tools for Artistic Research”, and explore some of the critical tools that musicology can offer to composers in the practice of artistic research;
  • be a member of the highSCORE New Music Center and join one of the largest international networks of contemporary music, accessing new opportunities, commissions, collaboration and performances. An interview with you led by our musicologist in residence, Giovanni Cestino, will be published in the highSCORE Proceedings and your biographical information will appear in our database.

You will also have access to:

  • a cooking lesson – you won’t be coming to Italy, but you’ll get a taste of it;
  • informal chatrooms where you will be able to get to know your peers and all the festival people.

The tuition for the ONLINE Full Composition Program is 499 Euros.

During the festival our staff will be available and assisting 24 hours a day via Skype, Messenger and Whatsapp.

APPLY NOW!