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.
Workshop conducted by Norbert Stein

Topics of the workshop:

  • Time, flow and rhythm
  • The division of the beat: macro timing
  • Structure, form and compositional consciousness
  • Exploration of musical fields
  • Dramaturgy of collective improvisation
  • Strengthening of collective and individual musical skills
  • Decisions in improvisation
  • Stages of Polyphony
  • Modular compositions and improvisations

The content is cross-genre, open to all instruments and voices and to new interested parties.

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:
Always on a 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:
Phone: +49 (0)221 – 205 303 91

Current workshop

The workshop is planned for six months: from October 2019 to the end of March 2020

Scheduled workshop times are:
On the last Sunday of each month from 4 pm to 7 pm in Cologne / Bürgerhaus Stollwerck

For more information and registration:
Phone: +49 (0)221 – 376 16 62