SoundMine 2021

SoundMine is an international composition course with intensive coaching by top-level coaches who are composers themselves. Young people and adults with a passion for composing and creating will be coached intensively for five days.

The course is aimed at young professionals, from Belgium and abroad. They will be selected on the basis of their motivation, scores, sound recordings and development potential.

Established names Wim Henderickx and Diederik Glorieux will lead this composition course. Composer and sound artist Jorrit Tamminga will immerse the composers in the world of electronic music.

This year we will pay special attention to composing for instrument and live electronics in collaboration with HERMESensemble. In addition, composers writing for the electronic/acoustic repertoire also get the chance to participate in The Times Academy, a project of HERMESensemble and Centre Henri Pousseur. Thanks to a collaboration with the youth orchestra for strings JOWest with Dirk Lievens as conductor, several young composers will get the chance to experience rehearsals and performances of their own work. There is also a unique collaboration with the World Choir Games 2021 and Flemish Radio Choir; young composers will get the chance to have their works for choir performed in the autumn of 2021.

SoundMine 2021 is organised by Musica, Impulse Centre for Music in partnership with HERMESensemble, JOWest and World Choir Games 2021