July 25, 2018

kcmd - masterclasses - Annette Vande Gorne + Jaime Reis - 3-9 September 2018 - Kyiv _ Ukraine

Educational and concert platform for new music Kyiv Contemporary Music Days is happy to announce the launch of its fifth masterclasses for electroacoustic music for composers of any age and nationality with tutors composers
 Annette Vande Gorne (Belgium) and Jaime Reis (Portugal) 
which will take part on September, 3-9 2018 in Kyiv, Ukraine

The master classes are organized together with Dias de Música ElectroacústicaGoethe Institut in UkraineUkrainian Minor Academy of Science and supported by Culture Bridges

Each selected active participant will have:

  • Lessons with Annette Vande Gorne and Jaime Reis
  • A possibility to write an electroacoustic (with or without live instruments, list of instruments is following: flute, clarinet, violin, cello) work up to 10 minutes that will be performed at the final concert on September, 9th. Alternatively, an already existing electroacoustic work can be workshopped and performed.
  • A possibility to attend all masterclasses and lessons with other participants, as well as lectures and concerts which are to be held during the week of master classes
Working language of the masterclasses is English.

The tuition fee for active students is EUR 240 (international participants) and UAH 2000 (participants from Ukraine).
The tuition fee for passive students is EUR 80 (international participants) and UAH 500 (participants from Ukraine).

As always, also provide several grants with fee waivers, in order to apply for a grant, please include a motivation letter in your submission.

Each participant is responsible for her or his travel and accommodation in Kyiv and will be provided with all support that might be needed during their time in Kyiv from the KCMD team.

To submit an application, please fill in the registration form or send an email to mc@kcmd.eu. Please include:
  • Name, Surname
  • Date of birth
  • Country of residence (+ country of origin, if differs)
  • Mobile phone number
  • Desired format for participation in the master classes (active/passive student or not decided)
  • Short bio or CV
  • 1-3 recent compositions (downloadable links to recordings and scores in PDF (if available). Recordings and scores of instrumental compositions are also acceptable as additional material
  • Current photo
  • Indicate whether you would want to write a new composition for the masterclasses
  • Indicate whether you would like to apply for a grant (in this case please attach a motivation letter)

A simple octophonic sound system will be provided. Works for electroacoustic music with or without video, live electronics and for acoustic instruments and electronics will be accepted. 

Deadline for submission: August 15, 2018

We will notify the selected composers as soon as possible, no later than on August 18, 2018.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at info@kcmd.eu

Annette Vande Gorne. Source - Wiki

Annette Vande Gorne (b. 1946) is a Belgian electroacoustic music composer. Studied at the conservatories of Mons and Brussels, privately with Jean Absil. In Paris conservatory, she studied with Pierre Shaeffer and Guy Reibel. Founder of the Association de Musiques et Recherchesand the Métamorphoses d'Orphée studio. Founder of L’Espace du sonfestival. Since 1986 she has taught in Liège, Brussels, Mons.

Jaime Reis. Photo by Elza Zherebchuk

Jaime Reis (b. 1983) Portuguese composer who attented seminars with Karlheinz Stockhausen and Emmanuel Nunes (also PhD co-adviser), after studying Composition and Electronic Music in Aveiro University. He's is artistic director of Festival DME (counting more than 50 editions organized in Portugal and abroad). His music has been presented in countries such as Germany, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Korea, Spain, USA, Philippines, France, Greece, Holland, Italy, Japan, Monaco, Poland, Czech Republic, Turkey, Ukraine. He has worked with institutions/ensembles such as: IRCAM, Musik Fabrik, ZKM, Musiques & Recherches. He's Professor in the Superior School of Applied Arts (Castelo Branco, Portugal).

zkm residency

5 weeks in residency at ZKM , in the Kubus/Klangdom, composing a piece for and commissioned by Aleph Guitar Quartet and ZKM.

July 01, 2018

51 Rue du Commerce, 1000 Petit Bruxelles, Hainaut, Belgium


Programme : Panayiotis Kokoras, Stefan Prins, Stéphane Orlando, Jaime Reis, Maurizio Azzan, Alexander Khubeev, Yann Robin
Electronique : Geoffrey François

Jaime Reis - “Sangue Inverso - Inverso Sangue - Magnetite e Âmbar | Ametista e Granito (2015-2018)”

June 18, 2018


Festival internacional de Percusión - Patagónia. 26 a 30 Junho 2018.
Na mala vai a música de Jaime Reis, Amanda Cole, Dimitris Andrikopoulos, Álvaro Salazar, Luis Antunes Pena, Panayiotis Kokoras.
Nos dias 1 e 2 de Julho, saltinho a Buenos Aires, Univerisdad Nacional de las Artes/Conservatorio de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, para masterclass e aulas.
Angel Frette - informação Patagónia
Marina Calzado Linage - informação/ inscrições -Buenos Aires

Jaime Reis - A Omnisciência é um Colectivo - Parte IV

June 11, 2018

DME KCMD Lisboa Incomum


May 17, 2018

Conference at ESML Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa - composition week
"Short overview in parametric loudspeakers array technology and its implications in spatialization in electronic music"

April 19, 2018

On the 20th of april, there will a premiere of Inverso Sangue: Âmbar (B) and  Sândalo. Prata. at Festival Internacional Música da Primavera in Viseu.

Ensemble Fractales will be playing in ESART - Castelo Branco, Casa Municipal da Cultural in Seia and at Lisboa Incomum on the 18, 19th and 21st of april. Sangue Inverso - Inverso Sangue will be played. You are invited to come! 

April 09, 2018

On the 12th of april, there a concert at Conservatório Nacional de Lisboa was made, where pieces of Clotilde Rosa, Jorge Peixinho, Filipe Pires and Jaime Reis were played.

March 15, 2018

March 15th, 2018: Conference Short overview in parametric loudspeakers array technology and its implications in spatialization in electronic media at Faculty of Social and Human Sciences (New University of Lisbon) in Lisbon, Portugal.

March 08, 2018

If you are in Livorno in May, you are invited to the concert on the 4th of May at the Instituto Superiore di Studi Musicali Pietro Mascagni in Livorno, Italy, as a part of the Festival Suoni Inauditi 2018 - IX RASSEGNA INTERNAZIONALE DI MUSICA CONTEMPORANEA.

February 08, 2018

Bartolomeu, o Voador, a Children's Musical Theatre will be premiered in Seia, on the 11th February at 15h30, in Casa Municipal da Cultura de Seia. On the 25th, it will be performed again, as a part of Aveiro Síntese, in Teatro Aveirense.

January 31, 2018

The piece “Fluxus, pas trop haut dans le ciel” had its Premiere at L’Espace Senghor in Brussels, at 19h00.

December 15, 2017

I taught a Masterclass in Kiev from the 16 a 22 December in the Kyiv Contemporary Music Days. 

November 21, 2017

On the 29 th of November my piece Fluxus Drag was played at Auditório do Conservatório de Música do Porto, at 21.30, by Duo Contracello, along with works of Ângela Lopes, João Ferreira and Cândido Lima.

October 29, 2017

A beautiful moment with great people!

Andrés Lewin-Richter, Barry Truax, Jaime Reis, Mario Mary

September 25, 2017

September 25th, 2017: Conference Short overview in parametric loudspeakers array technology and its implications in spatialization in electronic media at British Higher School of Art and Design, in Moscow, Russia.

September 21, 2017

September 21st, 2017: Duo Contracello (Miguel Rocha and Adriano Aguiar) played my piece "Fluxus, Drag", for cello, double bass and electronics, at the auditorium of the Portugal Bank.

September 10, 2017

The Kyiv Contemporary Music Days were in September, 9 and 10th, and I gave masterclasses for electroacoustic music for composers. 

July 12, 2017

On July 9th, Soli-Tutti Choir performed my piece "Voces Excipere" in Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon.

July 01, 2017

On July 1st I gave a lecture (Emmanuel Nunes, “counterpoint of parameters” and ideas on “micro”at the Symposium “Mikrotöne: Small is beautiful” 2017, in Mozarteum University Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria.

June 25, 2017

On June 25th, Bertrand Chavarría-Aldrete played my piece "Sinais no Tempo", in a concert at the Portuguese Center of Photograhpy - Porto, Portugal.