Festival of Contemporary Music for All

A weekend of participation in new music for musicians of all ages and abilities.

26 concerts, 29 workshops, 6 workshop with performances
02/03/2018–04/03/2018

About

The Festival will take place over the weekend of 2-4 March 2018.

Please follow the links on the map for details of what is happening in some of the locations.

Partners

National and international Festival partners include British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA), British Council,  CoMA, Edition Peters, Faber Music, Making Music, Music Mark, NMC Recordings, Nonclassical, Sound and Music.

Funders

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In C

Workshop
Berlin

03/03/2018 10:00 am
Podewil, Klosterstrase 68, 10179 Berlin-Mitte, Germany
A workshop for all instrumentalists on Terry Riley's In C, led by Rebecca Lenton.

Come and Play Day

Workshop
Bristol

03/03/2018 10:00 am
Victoria Rooms, Bristol BS8 1SA
Musicians in the Bristol area are invited to come and join players from CoMA Bristol and singers of the Gurt Lush Choir, in an all-day workshop of a major new work by renowned composer Nigel Osborne.

Instrumental workshop

Workshop
Cardiff

03/03/2018 10:00 am
Cardiff University School of Music, Corbett Road, Cardiff CF10 3EB
The celebrated Fidelio Trio and composer Martin Humphries lead workshops on instrumental music suitable for all comers.

Allcomers event

Workshop
Leuven

03/03/2018–04/03/2018 10:00 am
STUK – Ensemblezaal, Naamsestraat 96, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

For all musicians regardless of technical and abilitities and any instrument. Flexible scoring and unusual scores.

Music for Pieces of Wood

Workshop
London

03/03/2018 10:00 am
Assembly Hall, Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old St, London EC1V 9LT
Strip away the frills of multiple instruments and experience the sonorities and timbres of wooden instruments through Reich's seminal work Music for Pieces of Wood with Rosie Bergonzi

Traversing the Score A

Workshop with Performance
London

03/03/2018 10:00 am
Committee Rooms, Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old St, London EC1V 9LT
Be part of a living, moving sound installation exploring interconnected rooms and spaces that serve as physical 'stations' or musical zones. Led by Hollie Harding

Electronica Sonica A

Workshop
London

03/03/2018 10:00 am
Council Chamber, Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old St, London EC1V 9LT
Exploring using new technologies to reshape the sound of the voice, augment traditional instruments and turning found objects into performance gizmos with Carl Faia.

Allcomers workshops

Workshop with Performance
Leicester

03/03/2018–04/03/2018 10:00 am
Fraser Noble Building, Leicester University LE1 7RA
Exploring words and music, with a weekend of workshops and performances, in partnership with Nottingham’s DIY Poets and with XYZ Theatre.

Festival Partsongs A

Workshop
London

03/03/2018 11:45 am
Assembly Hall, Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old St, London EC1V 9LT
Friendly, informal session exploring the range of sounds the human voice can make, expanding ideas of what ‘singing’ is and what ‘songs’ are! With Janet Oates.

Traversing the Score B

Workshop with Performance
London

03/03/2018 11:45 am
Committee Rooms, Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old St, London EC1V 9LT
Be part of a living, moving sound installation exploring interconnected rooms and spaces that serve as physical 'stations' or musical zones. Led by Hollie Harding.