docARTES is a doctoral programme for performers and composers. It offers a unique environment for critical reflection on musical practice.

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Jordi Savall

The Orpheus Doctoral Conference 2018 Dissolving Borders: Musical Migration / Migratory Musicking took place at the Orpheus Institute 18 - 19 April and was a great success. There were nine presentations and two keynote speakers: Prof. Dr. Jin-Ah Kim and Jordi Savall. 

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The docARTES intro session in March took for the first time place at the Academy of Creative and Performing Arts in Leiden. The docARTES students were also joined by the researchers from the PhD programme in visual arts and design (PhDArts).

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20 September 2017

Welcome class of 2017!


We welcome six new doctoral students who will start the docARTES programme. They were selected out of 35 applicants. The group is again very international with five different nationalities.

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