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 compositions

Next Workshop

The workshop series with about 15 to 25 participants is planned for six months:
From April to the end of November 2020 (incl. summer break in June and August)

Scheduled workshop times are:
On Saturday:
26. April – 23. May – 20. June – 26. September – 24. October – 28. November
from 4 pm to 7 pm
in Cologne / Buergerhaus Stollwerck

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

For more information and registration:
Andrea Gellert
Phone: +49.221.376 16 62