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International Young Artist's Presentation

International Young Artist's Presentation 2017

The International Young Artist's Presentation (IYAP) is a coaching and presentation format for young talented ensembles playing historical instruments or taking on historical sources. We challenge ensembles to present an innovative and original programme. We encourage experimentation with presentation formats and creative approaches. 

The coaching sessions - led by Peter Van Heyghen and Raquel Andueza - are an essential part of IYAP. After the coaching, the ensembles will perform at historical locations in Antwerp during the festival Laus Polyphoniae. During these concerts a lot of Belgian and international organizers will be present. They will give the ensembles tips for their future careers. 

Afterwards, the selected ensembles will be promoted by the IYAP-organizers and will be honoured with the title "IYAP Selected Promising Ensemble 2017".

Until 1 March 2017 ensembles worldwide can sign up.

Why participate?

  • 3 days of intensive coaching sessions with international experts Peter Van Heyghen and Raquel Andueza
  • 2 days of IYAP-concerts at historic locations during the internationally renowned festival Laus Polyphoniae
  • Ensembles will be promoted by the IYAP-organization; possibility to establish a network of concerts
  • Feedback from an international committee
  • Possible additional concerts (e.g. at AlbaNova)
Who can participate?
  • Young vocal and/or instrumental ensembles 

How to apply?

Applications should be written in English and include

  • a mission statement (motivation for added value in the field)
  • a detailed concert program (ca. 30’) (+ song texts) 
  • representative audio and video recording containing max. 15’ of music and min. 2 different pieces (dated, stating the names of the musicians etc.)
  • a letter of recommendation 
  • a curriculum vitae of the ensemble and its individual members
  • the completed online application form

Timing

  • Deadline for applications: 1 March 2017
  • Selection: 15 April 2017
  • Coaching: 16-18 August 2017
  • Concert walks in Antwerp: 19-20 August 2017

Costs

Coaching is free. We will provide accommodation with guest families.

Registration

With the official online application form

Contact

Bart De Vos, bart@musica.be
 

An initiative of Musica, Impulse Centre for Music and AMUZ, Festival of Flanders - Antwerp

Start date:
Tuesday 15 August 2017
End date:
Sunday 20 August 2017
Location:
AMUZ
Kammenstraat 81
2000 Antwerp (Belgium)

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