Projecten

Al onze projecten op een rij

© Kristof Vrancken

Festival

A festival for creators and researchers who develop new work for the very youngest. A mix of high-quality performances and interactive workshops for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and their (grand)parents.

Grenservaringen

Under the title ‘Grenservaringen: muziek en onderwijs in Nederland en Vlaanderen’ (Border experiences: music and education in the Netherlands and Flanders), Gehrels Muziekeducatie and Musica annually organise two webinars for Dutch and Flemish music teachers/lecturers. Working methods, ideas and publications find their way into the magazine De Pyramide, a professional magazine for everyone who is professionally or …

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hEAR DROPS

An online series of animated cartoons for an audience of children, parents and teachers. Each video contains playful ideas on sound and music that invite subtle sensory interaction. All exercises are extensivelytested in Musica’s practice sessions. Each episode is accompanied by an artlink that refers to the broad world of the arts. You can find …

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Het Klankenbos

Het Klankenbos is a physical place: a park containing a collection of eighteen physical and virtual sound installations (temporary and permanent). It is unique in Europe because of its size and permanent accessibility. Young and old get inspired to consciously experience sound and its environment. A wide range of public activities surrounding Het Klankenbos has …

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IYAP

The International Young Artist’s Presentation creates opportunities for young vocal and instrumental artists and ensembles in the international scene of historical music practice. The selected vocalists and musicians receive intensive coaching by esteemed international artists. In addition, they get a chance to perform at the early music festival Laus Polyphoniae. 

© Kristof Vrancken

Klankenbos Residencies

Het Klankenbos is a physical space that inspires artistic development in sound art and new music. Every year, a number of young sound artists and art school students are supported in their artistic practice, with conceptual coaching and technical support. The focus lies on the development of new and adventurous ideas that explore the boundaries …

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Arts Education Lab

Lab sessions for the development of formats for teaching a variety of general themes: embodiment, polyphony, improvisation, etc. Through intense interaction, participants become actors in Musica’s educational practice. In-house music educators and artistic coordinators, as well as external experts are all involved in the lab.

Curatoring Labs

From 2023 onwards Musica will organise a lab where experienced curators are brought together with sound artists from outside the traditional scene of new music. This activity will be then be included biyearly in our own activities. Participants can count on our artistic, administrative, productional and communicational support. New curators/co-creators are invited to curate a …

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© Marie-Louise Van geel

Lab Sound in Open Space

A biyearly development trajectory for promising sound artists on musical creation in relation to the public space. Six artists are given the opportunity to develop their own practice in relation to sound and the public space. Through workshops, studio visits and master classes, they are coached by experienced international artists. Ultimately the artistic work is …

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© Tine Van den Bunder

Chair and Center for Social Music Projects

This educational programme at UGent and HOGent is unique in the world. Musica is a co-founder, and as a regional hub for Limburg we make an inventory of local social music projects. This creates a dynamic exchange of potential and viableresearch projects that can be included in the programme.