Improvised Worlds


The Paths to Freedom

The 6-part workshop offers a rich, clearly structured course on the flow and the design of improvisation and creative drawing from the full range of musical possibilities. In effective practical exercises and analyses, the musical knowledge and instrumental skills are expanded and consolidated.
The content is cross-genre, open to all instruments and voices and to new interested parties.

Topics of the workshop:

  • About flowing in time and rhythm
  • The division of the measure into different time signatures
  • Communicative play in the different grouping possibilities of the ensemble
  • Research into musical materials and fields
  • Strengthening compositional awareness of the dramaturgy of improvisations
  • Further development of collective and individual skills
  • Opening and structuring of musical spaces for improvisation through modular compositions

Next workshop

The next workshop “Improvised Worlds” with 4 to 10 participants is planned for six months:
from April to November 2020 (incl. summer break)

Scheduled workshop times are:
On Sunday:
26 April – 24 May – 21 June – 27 September – 25 October – 29 November
from 5 pm to 8 pm
at the Pata Music Studio / Cologne

Workshop fee: 240,- € for all six workshop dates.

For more information and registration:
Norbert Stein
Phone: +49 (0)221 – 205 303 91