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This page is dedicated to general news in both French or English from the world of electroacoustic music (jobs, festivals, music competitions, calls for works) and much more. Good reading !

Vous trouverez sur cette pages quelques nouvelles, en Français ou en Anglais, du monde de l’électroacoustique (appels à oeuvres, festivals, offres d’emploi, concours). Bonne lecture…

Second Call for Papers

Ninth International Conference Music/Sonic Art: Practices and Theories At the Interface of Practice and Theory: Revisiting the Artistic Research Debate MuSA 2018 – Karlsruhe (IMWI) 28 June – 1 July 2018 Hochschule für Musik, Karlsruhe – Institut für Musikwissenschaft und Musikinformatik (IMWI) Am Schloss Gottesaue 7, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany SECOND...
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Prix Mixage Fou 2018

  Cette année Elektramusic était partenaire du concours Mixage Fou, retour sur cet évènement valorisant la création sonore originale. Le principe du concours Mixage Fou est de réaliser une création sonore originale uniquement à partir de la banque de sons proposée. Toutes les techniques de création sont permises (montage, utilisation d’effets…). La...
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Marie Curie Fellowships Call – University of Huddersfield

We are particularly keen to encourage applications in contemporary musicology, electroacoustic music, sonic art, installation, mixed music, audiovisual music. The scheme facilitates practice-led research where there is a strong element of theoretical research underpinning the creative work produced. Please read the eligibility guidelines here. http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/msca-if-2018.html We will support and mentor...
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Online application Giga-Hertz Award 2018

Online application Giga-Hertz Award 2018 Period of Submission: 15.3.2018 – 31.5.2018 The Giga-Hertz Award comprises a total of two special awards for electronic and acousmatic music. Their goal is to initiate and support new projects. Candidates are judged on the basis of a composition not more than five years old...
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Residency for immersive sound works in Oslo 2019

We are now open for applications to our residencies dedicated to work with surround sound in 2019. Application deadline is April 1st Composers and sound artists, both Nordic and International, who reside in the Nordic and Baltic countries (except Norway) are eligible to apply to the program which has been made...
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Call for papers EMS18: 4 weeks left to send your abstract!

Electroacoustic Music Studies Conference 2018 Deadline for paper submission: 15 JANUARY 2018 Announcement of the results: 28 FEBRUARY 2018 Conference website: http://www.ems-network.org/ems18/index.html Call for Papers: The Electroacoustic Music Studies Network 2018 will take place in Florence (Italy), 20-23 June 2018, Villa Finaly. Main theme: Electroacoustic Music: Is it still a form of Experimental Music...
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Call for Works: ICMC 2018

Call for Installations, Music, Panel Proposals, Papers, and Workshop Proposals The International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) 2018 invites submissions of installations, music, panel proposals, papers, and workshop proposals to be held inDaegu, South Korea from August 5-10 2018. Celebrating our 43rd ICMC, the first one in South Korea, we invite the community to consider this year’s theme Preserve | Engage...
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Call For Submissions : MUME 2018

((( MUME 2018 ))) The 6th International Workshop on Musical Metacreation http://musicalmetacreation.org June 25-26, 2018, Salamanca, Spain. MUME 2018 is to be held at the University of Salamanca in conjunction with the Ninth International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2018. === Important Dates === Workshop submission deadline: March 2nd, 2018...
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Call for Works : Rutgers Interactive Music Ensemble (RIME)

Dear Colleagues, Next semester I am starting the Rutgers Interactive Music Ensemble (RIME), a performance ensemble that incorporates technology, including laptops, controllers, sensors, and robots, with acoustic instruments. I am looking for repertoire to perform, so if you have pieces for laptop ensemble, mixed ensemble, or open instrumentation that could incorporate electronics...
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Call for acousmatic works – ‘SPACE’ (Stars, Galaxies etc.) – Bangor Music Festival

BANGOR MUSIC FESTIVAL Call for works, stereo or multi-channel acousmatic We invite submissions of stereo or multi-channel acousmatic works for a concert on a SPACE theme (that is, stars, planets, galaxies, the cosmos etc.) (We will be selecting just one or two of the submitted works to complete an existing programme) We very much...
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CONCORSO NAZIONALE SCUOLE IN MUSICA e 1° PREMIO MUSICALE “LÀSZLÒ SPEZZAFERRI”

3° CONCORSO NAZIONALE SCUOLE IN MUSICA riservato agli studenti delle Scuole Secondarie di I grado ad Indirizzo Musicale e dei Licei Musicali e Coreutici 1° PREMIO MUSICALE “LÀSZLÒ SPEZZAFERRI” riservato agli studenti dei Conservatori di Musica e degli Istituti Musicali Pareggiati Cari Docenti, Studenti e Amici, è con grande piacere che annunciamo la Terza Edizione del Concorso...
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Improtech Paris – Philly 2017 Workshop – Festival, December 11th – 13th, 2017 in Philadelphia

Improtech Paris – Philly 2017 Workshop – Festival, December 11th – 13th, 2017 in Philadelphia http://ikparisphilly.ircam.fr/ 11th – 13th, Workshop keynotes, presentations, demos and performances at U.Penn, Drexel U. and ICA, from 9:30 – 18:00 11th, Evening concert #1 at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 13th, Evening concert #2 at The Rotunda Workshop, concert #2...
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SAVE THE DATE ! Seeing Sound 5, 23rd-25th March 2018

Seeing Sound, Bath Spa University’s long-running symposium on visual music and surrounding areas of audiovisual practice, will return in 2018. The event will run over the 23rd – 25th March on our beautiful Georgian landscaped Newton Park campus in Bath (UK). As in previous years, it will be an informal...
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Improtech Paris – Philly 2017: Musical improvisation with digital intelligence (IDI)

Improtech Paris – Philly 2017 Musical improvisation with digital intelligence (IDI) Workshop – Festival, December 11th – 13th, 2017 at the University of Pennsylvania 11th – 13th, Workshop keynotes, presentations, demos and performances at U.Penn, Drexel U. and ICA, from 9:30 – 18:00 11th, Evening concert at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 13th, Evening...
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Dispositif de compositeurs associés dans les scènes pluridisciplinaires

Le dispositif de compositeurs associés dans les scènes pluridisciplinaires cofinancé par la SACEM et la DGCA Le but de ce dispositif est de proposer aux directeurs de scènes pluridisciplinaires ou scènes de création non dédiées exclusivement à la musique,  le cadre d’une collaboration avec un compositeur pour contribuer à l’enrichissement...
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APPEL A ŒUVRES – ISCM WORLD MUSIC DAYS 2018

Festival : ISCM – World Music Days Dates : 19 au 26 mai 2018 Lieu : Pékin, Chine L’ISCM – International Society for Contemporary Music lance un appel à œuvres pour les prochains ISCM – World Music Days qui se tiendront du 19 au 26 mai 2018 à Pékin en Chine. Il y...
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XI Concours International de Composition Electroacoustique / XI° International Destellos Competition on Electroacoustic Music – 2018

La Fondation Destellos annonce son appel d’œuvres pour le onzième Concours de Composition Électroacoustique et Vidéo Musique. Cette année, la fondation est parrainée par la Fondation Rencontres Internationales de Musique Contemporaine de Buenos Aires, à l’occasion de son cinquantième anniversaire, qui décernera le Premier prix dans la catégorie mixte ainsi...
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Octandre, appel à oeuvres binaurales / call for binaural works

Octandre cherche des oeuvres binaurales pour une session d’écoutes au casque le 16 décembre. Les œuvres seront considérées au fil de leur réception. Détails de l’appel : http://octandre-asso.org/activites/appels/appel-a-oeuvres-binaurales-2017-2018/   Octandre is calling for binaural works for a headphones listening session on December 16th. Works will be considered as soon as they are...
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Call for proposals – Ambient@40

Deadline: 17.00 (GMT), Friday 5th January 2018.   In the forty years since the release of Brian Eno’s Music for Airports the concept and aesthetics of ambient music have proliferated, influencing artists as diverse as Taylor Deupree, Steven Wilson, David Lynch and The Orb, infusing drone, microsound, minimalism and experimental electronic music as...
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SOUND/IMAGE 2017 – 10th/11th/12th November – University of Greenwich

SOUND/IMAGE 2017 takes place this weekend at the University of Greenwich, 10th, 11th and 12th November. The Sound/Image colloquium explores the relationships between sounds and images, and the images which sounds can construct by themselves. Through a series of complementary strands – talks, screenings, loudspeaker orchestra concerts – we will bring together artists...
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Call for submissions : FETA Prize in Sound Art 2017

Presented by Foundations for Emerging Technologies and Arts Overview:  The FETA Prize in Sound Art was established in 2013 to promote a broad range of contemporary American sound and installation arts.  Artists working within the sonic arts such as sound installation, sound sculpture, sound poetry, soundscape, robotics, net art and similar...
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Call for Applications

KEAR Two-Week Electroacoustic Composer/Researcher Residency 2017-18 – Residency for SPRING 2018 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Midnight (Eastern Standard Time) Friday 17 November 2017 AWARD: Travel funding, housing, and stipend APPLY: complete the application STUDIO INFORMATION: visit website BGSUElectroacoustics welcomes applications for its fourth annual Klingler Electroacoustic Residency (KEAR) program. We seek a dynamic, innovative composer, researcher, or practitioner with...
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VISUAL-MUSIC & FULLDOME EXPERIENCES – Wednesday Oct. 18th, Concordia University

VISUAL-MUSIC & TRANSDISCIPLINARY FULLDOME EXPERIENCES A lecture by Ricardo Dal Farra Early experiments in visual-music were joining new technologies with an explosion of innovative explorations in creating new forms of art. Surfing between cinema, video-art, expanded and new media forms, 2D and 3D animation, sound art, concert or electroacoustic music,...
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Call for submissions : Organised Sound: An International Journal of Music and Technology

Volume 24, Number 2 Issue thematic title: Borrowing, quotation, sampling and plundering Date of Publication: August 2019 Publishers: Cambridge University Press   Issue co-ordinators: Manuella Blackburn (blackbm@hope.ac.uk) and Raúl Minsburg (rminsburg@untref.edu.ar)   Deadline for submission: 15 September 2018   The activity of borrowing is ubiquitous within the arts. In some cases this repurposing technique...
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Festival, séminaire et radio octobre 2017

1. Festival « En Chair et en son » 2. Séminaire Atelier #1 : Partitions « Observer/Conserver » 3. Radio : Territoires du son 1. EN CHAIR ET EN SON #3 du 26 au 28 octobre Le Cube, Issy-Les-Moulineaux 5 cessions dans cette nouvelle édition du festival, alliant danse Butoh et acousmatique....
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Call for submissions : Organised Sound, An International Journal of Music and Technology

Issue thematic title: Perceptual Issues Surrounding the Electroacoustic Listening Experience Date of Publication: April 2019 Publishers: Cambridge University Press   Issue co-ordinator: Sven-Amin Lembke (sven-amin.lembke@dmu.ac.uk)   Deadline for submission: 15 May 2018   The great diversity in compositional and stylistic approaches in electroacoustic music yields listening experiences that touch on a wide array...
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CALL FOR WORKS – 2017 SOUND / IMAGE Colloquium

We are delighted to announce the call for submissions for the 2017 SOUND / IMAGE Colloquium, 10-12 November 2017 at the University of Greenwich, London. Through a series of complementary strands – talks, screenings, loudspeaker orchestra concerts – we bring together artists and experts to investigate sound and sound-image phenomena.   We...
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CALL FOR WORKS – BEAST FEaST 2018 : BEASTopia!

BEAST FEaST 2018: BEASTopia! Thursday 26 – Saturday 28 April 2018 University of Birmingham, UK Three days of music, meeting and ideas   CALL FOR WORKS: http://www.beast.bham.ac.uk/beast-feast-2018/   BEASTopia! Ideas of democracy and equality regularly feature in discussion of electroacoustic music. As an artform, electroacoustic music is rooted in the modernist idea that...
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Open call for III FIME – Festival Internacional de Música Experimental (São Paulo – Brazil)

Open call for III FIME – Festival Internacional de Música Experimental The III FIME – Festival Internacional de Música Experimental (International Experimental Music Festival) will take place in São Paulo from November 10 to 19, 2017 As in the past two editions, most of FIME’s program will be comprised by...
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Les stages d’été de Musiques & Recherches

LES 5 STAGES D’ÉTÉ DE M&R  Max for Beginners – du 1-08-2017 au 6-08-2017 par Benjamin Thigpen Toutes les infos ici. Advanced Topics in Max – du 8-08-2017 au 13-08-2017 par Benjamin Thigpen Toutes les infos ici. Stage de composition de musique électroacoustique (analogique sur bande) – du 15-08-2017 au 20-08-2017 par Annette...
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ISMIR 2017 Call for Music

ISMIR 2017 will host a community performance night. The program will be made of a selection of submitted and invited pieces. Please find below the call for music. For more info, please refer to https://ismir2017.smcnus.org/call-for-music/ Deadline: 2017.07.28 ISMIR 2017 welcomes submissions of proposals for the community performance night on Thursday, Oct.26,...
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Juin 2017 – Gare du Nord – Bâle

Juni 2017 Liebes Publikum Wie wird eigentlich aus einer neuen Komposition eine aufführungsreife Interpretation? Der Komponist Martin Jaggi und das Mondrian Ensemble laden mit ihrem Format «Partitur» zu einer kommentierten öffentlichen Probe ein: die Zuschauer erleben mit, wie die Musikerinnen zusammen mit dem Komponisten anhand der Partitur – die per Projektion mitverfolgt...
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Destellos Competition – Extended deadline / date limite prolongée / fecha limite extendida

X° Destellos Competition 2017 The Foundation Destellos, call for works for the  Competition of Electro-acoustic Composition, open to composers of any nationality, age and gender. The deadline has been extended until June 5, 2017. Guidelines an submission form : www.fundestellos.org —————- X° Concours Destellos 2017 La Fondation Destellos, annonce son appel...
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SOUND & THE CITY – INTERFERENCES, Bordeaux

SOUND & THE CITY — INTERFERENCES — an exploration of the invisible city Bordeaux, 2017 May 19th > July 2nd http://monoquini.net/ ——————— PROGRAM From May 19th to July 2nd, in various places and spaces of the city of Bordeaux, performances, exhibitions, screenings. ———————— A. EXHIBITIONS Erin Sexton — Hyperdimensional variations...
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Prix Marcelle 2017

À la suite des concerts Ultrasons qui se sont déroulés en janvier et en avril 2017, le jury des professeurs et des chargés de cours en composition du programme de musiques numériques de l’Université de Montréal a décerné le Prix Marcelle 2017 à: Gian Tenio Carlone Finissant au bac en...
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Online survey on musical timbre perception

The Audio Communication Group (Technical University of Berlin) are investigating the perception of musical timbre. We are currently looking for experienced performers of the violin, clarinet, piano, or classical guitar to complete a very short online survey. They must be native English speakers. Please consider taking a moment to forward...
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Sortie Blu-Ray Disc « Yawar Fiesta » d’Annette Vande Gorne

« Yawar Fiesta » (60:30) d’Annette Vande Gorne, opéra acousmatique sur un texte de Werner Lambersy   Sortie du Blue-Ray Disc édité par Empreinte DIGITALes (ref IMED 17142) lors du Festival Klang! du 31/05 au 04/06 à Montpellier (opéra Comédie). Deuxième acte de « Yawar Fiesta » en concert le 04/06 à 19h. Toutes les...
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Call for Introducers, Leeds, UK

The Sonic Arts Forum will be holding an event in Leeds (UK) on Saturday 15th of July, 2017. This is an opportunity for creative people, working with sound as a significant element in their practice, to introduce their work and receive feedback in a friendly, and supportive, environment. Over the...
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