Tradition and Freedom

Tradition and Freedom

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

Topics of the workshop series:

  • About flowing in time and rhythm
  • The development of polyrhythmics
  • Harmonic basic forms and opening up new worlds
  • Communicative play in the different grouping possibilities of the ensemble
  • Strengthening compositional awareness of the dramaturgy of improvisation.
  • Further development of collective and individual skills.
  • Opening and structuring of musical spaces for improvisation through modular composition

Next Workshop

The workshop series with about 15 to 20 participants is planned for six months
in Cologne / Buergerhaus Stollwerck

Scheduled workshop times are:
Due to the current corona virus crisis, scheduling a course is currently not possible.

The cost contribution is 120,- Euro for all six workshop dates.

We are available for further information or questions about the course or registration.
Contact: Andrea Gellert /  Phone.: +49 (0)221 376 16 62