Composition Masterclass 2020


Composition Masterclass 2020

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Teachers: Stefano Gervasoni, Ivan Fedele, Claudio Ambrosini, Tristan Murail

The four masterclasses are addressed to students, composers and musicologists; they will take place in Milan, Fabbrica del Vapore, Via Procaccini, 4, in the location of Contemporary Music Hub.

It is possible to partecipate as student and as observer.
Each masterclass will be one-daylong, with following schedule:
– 2 hours open lesson, for all the participants
– 6 personal meetings (45’ each – open to everyone).

Each masterclass will be activated with a number of 6 admitted students.

Application and selection
Those who are interested in participating in one or more masterclass(es) as student or observer, are asked to fulfill the form available on

Application Form – Masterclass 2020

Teacher: Stefano Gervasoni
Date: February 24th, 2020
Application deadline: 13/01/2020
Admission communication: 20/01/2020
Masterclass activated

Teacher: Ivan Fedele
Date: March 25th, 2020
Application deadline: 12/02/2020
Admission communication: 19/02/2018

Teacher: Claudio Ambrosini
Date: April 3rd, 2020
Application deadline: 21/02/2020
Admission communication: 28/02/2020

Teacher: Tristan Murail
Date: May 7th, 2020
Application deadline: 26/03/2020
Admission communication: 02/04/2020

Applicants will be asked to enroll in one or more masterclass(es).
Those who are willing to participate as students will be asked to enclosed one score in pdf and, if available, the recording of the submitted score.

Observers will be automatically admitted; students will be selected by the teachers.

On dates shown above (Admission communication) an announcement on the website will confirm the activation of each masterclass as well as the admitted students, who will also be informed by e-mail.
Within 7 days from the communication, applicants are asked to finalise the enrollment by paying the participation fee.

Participation fee for each masterclass
Students: € 100
Observers: € 30

Those who will enroll as students in the four masterclasses within January 13th, 2020, will benefit from a discount of € 20 for each masterclass they will be admitted in, after the first one.

The teachers of the masterclasses will be in Milan for the performance of their compositions, in Rondò 2020 concert season:

February 25th 2020, Teatro Litta, 9.00 pm
Stefano Gervasoni, Altra voce (2015-17)
Maria Grazia Bellocchio, piano

March 25th 2020, Palazzina Liberty Dario Fo e Franca Rame, 8.30 pm
Ivan Fedele, Immagini da Escher (2005)
Divertimento Ensemble
Sandro Gorli, conductor

April 4th, 2020, Conservatorio di Milano, Sala Verdi, 9.00 pm
Claudio Ambrosini, New piece (2020, premiere)
Divertimento Ensemble – m2c
Sandro Gorli, conductor

May 8th 2020, Palazzina Liberty Dario Fo e Franca Rame, 9.00 pm
Tristan Murail, Les travaux et les jours (2002)
Territoires de l’oublie (1976-77)
Erik Bertsch, piano

The masterclass participation fee includes free entrance in the concert.

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