The New sound of Music
10 day summer school in computer-assisted composition in Vienna / Austria with Bruno Liberda

July 16 – July 25, 2006
August 27 – September 5, 2006

The course offers classes and individual studio time in the „Wiener Klangwerkstatt“:
Bend and shape sound anyway you want: Experiment - explore - discover!
Technology has its own challenges for composers; find out what is congenial for you and work accordingly.

Bruno Liberda

Bruno Liberda – the composer, who first played electronic music at the Vienna State Opera – teaches electronic music at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.

Works performed at the opera houses in Frankfurt, Bonn, Amsterdam; at the Vienna Burgtheater, Marstall Theater Munich, Piccolo Teatro Milano, Berliner Ensemble, and many more; diverse sound installations, CDs; scores published by Ariadne Verlag.


Morning lectures

From Sampling to Resynthesis: embeded in historical discours and audiovisual examples, learn the basic strategies of electronic composition. As in a small group (enrollment is limited to 6 students), you will benefit from lively Q&A situations.

Afternoon: Hands-on application

In your 8 hours of assisted individual studio time, you will be coached by Bruno Liberda, working on a Kyma Sound Design Workstation, completed by recording and mastering sessions with Wiener Festwochen chef sound engineer Adolf Toegel.

Inbetween new sonic experiences, you will have guided tours to sites in and around Vienna, a city with not only unique musical history, but with the richest and most important art collections in the world.

  Wiener Klangwerkstatt

Application (click here)

Enrollment is limited to 6 participants.
After being admitted to the program, applicants can secure their places by paying the tuition fee on or before June 26 and August 4, 2006.
Double-room accomodation for 31,- €
Single-room for 45,- € in 3 min. walking distance

Application Deadline:
June 22, 2006
July 30, 2006

Tuition: 950,- €