2nd Tilde New Music Academy 2017

Tilde New Music Academy 2017
Visit http://www.tilde.net.au/academy for more information and to apply.
The Tilde New Music Academy is a week-long series of workshops for performers and composers focussing on contemporary art music included notated music, sound art, computer music, and improvisation.
The Tilde New Music Academy aims to:
  • Expose musicians to modern art music
  • Expand musical breadth
  • Show appreciation and enthusiasm for the artform
  • Help practitioners to  engage with and grow this musical genre
  • Encourage young people to steer the direction of this exciting genre
Participants of the Academy have the opportunity to refine their musical practice under tutorage from some of Australia’s leading practitioners in a hands-on, practical environment. The Academy includes lectures on the history and key advents in the 20th and 21st centuries, group improvisation, field recording workshops, and networking opportunities. By participating in the Tilde New Music Academy, we will help you engage with and become a part of the challenging music of our time, to take ownership of and steer it into the future, because it belongs to all of us.

What is new music?

New music is a broad term that describes art music of the late 20th and 21st centuries. It is the extension of the classical music tradition; the experimental, exploratory, avant-garde music and sound art of our contemporaries across the globe.
Choose one of two streams:

- Composition

- Instrumental Performance (brass, woodwind, strings)


Ben Opie (oboe)
Paula Rae (flute)
Brigid Burke (clarinet)
Phoebe Green (viola)
Liza Lim (composition)
Mohammed Kubbarra (computer music)
Gary Butler (improvisation)
Chris Dench (composition)
More to be announced soon!


Applications open in November and close on 31st December. Notification of acceptance will be rolling as applications are assessed. If you are accepted into the Academy, you will be invited to purchase a ticket for participation.