Submission period

Thu Apr 11 at 04AM UTC

End of submission period

Sun Jun 30 at 09:59PM UTC

Results date

Sun Jul 7 at 04PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

Participation fee 350 €
«Composing Nature», now arrived at its fourth edition, is a composition masterclass focusing on percussion instruments. It is open to students and composers of any nationality and it takes place in Lavarone, a beautiful town on the mountains in northern Italy. Admitted participants will have the opportunity of working on a piece for percussions together with two tutors and a percussion ensemble, taking inspiration from the local territory’s features and history.

The institutions involved in this project are: Conservatorio di Musica “C. Pollini” di Padova, Comune di Lavarone, APT Alpe Cimbra and Taverna Maderna.
Italian composer Giovanni Bonato and percussionist Massimo Pastore will be the tutors. Art Percussion Ensemble, directed by prof. Pastore, will be the ensemble in residence.

Time: From August 21st to August 29th, 2024
Place: The course will take place in Lavarone, a municipality of the district of Trento, around 1100 meters above sea level. The spaces for the activities will be provided by Comune di Lavarone; during the week the participants will be offered the opportunity to explore the local territory through walks and trips accompanied by an expert guide.

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