Ansøg om 3 ugers residency i USA hos Bang on a Can

New Yorker-komponistkollektivet Bang on a Can har i år med støtte fra Statens Kunstfond indgået partnerskab med SNYK for at kunne tilbyde en dansk komponist eller musiker tre ugers residency på Bang on a Cans sommerfestival i Massachusetts fra 17. juli – 6. august 2017. Legatet inkluderer transport, kost og logi samt undervisning. Ansøgningsfristen er 8. februar.

Af Agnete Seerup

Med støtte fra Statens Kunstfond har det internationalt anerkendte kunstner- og komponistkollektiv, Bang on a Can, indgået en særaftale med SNYK for at kunne tilbyde en dansk komponist eller musiker et tre ugers ophold på Bang on a Cans sommerfestival på MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art) fra 17. juli – 6. august 2017 i de smukke Berkshire Bjerge i Massachusetts. Legatet inkluderer transporten Danmark-USA t/r, kost og logi samt undervisning. Ansøgningsfristen er 8. februar.

Se opslaget og ansøg her: www.bangonacan.org/summer_festival. VIGTIGT: Ansøgningsgebyret (application fee) skal ikke betales, selvom der lægges op til det i ansøgningsblanketten. Du omgår dette ved at klikke af i boksen med titlen "I have paid" og ved at skrive "SNYK" i nummereringsfeltet.

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Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival er et tre ugers residency og musikalsk utopia for nyskabende komponister og performere. Festivalen er dedikteret til at udforske den ny musik gennem seminarer, workshops, koncerter og performances og ikke mindst ledsaget af nogle de dygtigste kunstnere, komponister og musikere: Bang on a Can All-Stars, eighth blackbird, California EARUnit, Gregg August, bas; Ashley Bathgate, cello; Vicky Chow, klaver; David Cossin, perkussion; Michael Gordon, komponist; David Lang, komponist; Brad Lubman, dirigent; Nicholas Photinos, cello; Vicki Ray, klaver; Todd Reynolds, violin; Mark Stewart, guitar; Ken Thomson, saxofon og klarinet; Julia Wolfe, komponist og mange flere! Festivalen afsluttes i bedste Bang on a Can stil med en seks timer lang maratonkoncert.

Hvad er Bang on a Can?

Bang on a Can er et unikt komponistkollektiv, som arrangerer festivaler, udgivelser og koncerter i hele verden med base i New York City.

Bang on a Can opstod i 1980’ernes unådige New York – først som en enkelt dag med én lang marathonkoncert med eksperimenterende musik og lige siden som et højtrangeret internationalt komponistkollektiv for den mest innovative og fremadsynede musik. Bang on a Can udfordrer alle forestillinger om, hvordan en koncert kan formes, forløbe og fremføres! Læs mere om Bang on a Can.

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Call for applications - Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA:

Bang on a Can and SNYK have partnered, with the financial support of the Danish Arts Foundation, to invite one Danish musician (composer or performer) to the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA - a contemporary chamber music residency program from July 17-Aug 6, 2017

Application deadline - Feb 8, 2017

Online applications and more information available at

www.bangonacan.org/summer_festival 

To waive the application fee -- In the payment section at the bottom of the application, please check the box " I have paid", and write "SNYK " in the order number field.

About the Festival:

The Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art) is a three-week residency and musical utopia for innovative composers and performers dedicated entirely to adventurous contemporary music. We will write it. We will perform it. We will think about it and we will talk about it. Composers will have their works performed. Players will perform publicly in ensembles sitting alongside their teachers. There are daily performances in the museum galleries, free with museum admission. And the residency concludes with a six-hour blow-out Marathon Concert featuring performances by the student/faculty ensembles. The program also includes world music workshops, an orchestra of original instruments, technology and music business seminars and more.

Past  participants have said: Bang on a Can has changed my life. I never thought it would be possible to find a community that is devoted to new music with such a high caliber of musicianship, such enthusiasm and mutual supportiveness, and such a sense of joy for everything we do. I know I'll be looking to recreate this feeling in my future collaborations, always.

Bang on a Can is really everything I want the music world to be -- inclusive, engaging, innovative, fun, thought-provoking, beautiful, challenging, and rewarding. The festival brings all of that and more directly into focus, and it has made all the difference in the word to have been a part of it.

The faculty will be drawn from among the most innovative musicians of our time from ensembles including Bang on a Can All-Stars, eighth blackbird, California EARUnit and more:  Gregg August, bass; Ashley Bathgate, cello; Vicky Chow, piano; David Cossin, percussion; Michael Gordon, composition; David Lang, composition; Brad Lubman, conducting; Nicholas Photinos, cello; Vicki Ray, piano; Todd Reynolds, violin; Mark Stewart, guitar; Ken Thomson, saxophone/clarinet; Julia Wolfe, composition; and more special guests!

The Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA is located in the beautiful Berkshire mountains in western Massachusetts. MASS MoCA presents exhibitions and performances by renowned artists and cultural institutions, but it also is a place where the process of creativity is explored.  Bang on a Can is thrilled to work with them in building a bridge between the arts.

And with thanks to the generous support from the Danish Arts Foundation, Bang on a Can is able to offer an all-expense paid scholarship for one extraordinary musician from Denmark.

Contact: philippa@bangonacan.org 

Online applications: http://www.bangonacan.org/summer_festival