docARTES alumnus Jan Schacher has been appointed Professor of Music Technology at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.
docARTES is a doctoral programme for performers and composers. It offers a unique environment for critical reflection on musical practice.
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In 2014 Argentinean pianist and researcher specialized in tango music, Bárbara Varassi Pega, obtained her PhD degree on the thesis titled Creating and Re-creating Tangos: Artistic processes and innovations in Music by Pugliese, Salgán, Piazzolla and Beytelmann. The Art of Tango is the re-work of her dissertation, published at Routledge.
Marco Fusi's new album "Giacinto Scelsi - works for violin and for viola", published by KAIROS, presents listeners with the results of a newly elaborated performance practice of these works, based on archival research, in-depth audio analysis, computer-generated animated scores and extensive exploration of instrumental improvisatory techniques. The liner notes accompanying the album offer detailed insights into the research process leading up to the recording.
This publication is the result of Marco Fusi's PhD research at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Antwerpen and the UAntwerpen (docARTES programme), with the support of KCA's research cluster CREATIE and Orpheus Instituut.
We welcome four new doctoral students who will start the docARTES programme. They were selected out of 51 applicants.
The Orpheus Institute launches a third run of its MOOC on Artistic Research in Music. A MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is a free online course available for anyone to enroll. The MOOC on Artistic Research in Music offers an introduction to the most relevant research tools, techniques and methodologies as well as the key concepts of artistic research in music.
The course includes several videos with former and current docARTES students and teachers.
Available on edX from 14 September 2020 until 13 June 2021.