IEMA Composition Seminar 2019 – Step2

09/2019 Gaudeamus – NL

The Internationale Ensemble Modern Akademie offers in cooperation with the Gaudeamus Muziekweek a composition seminar.




The IEMA-Ensemble 2018/19 includes 14 artists: 12 musicians (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, percussion, 2 piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass), one composer and one conductor are part of this IEMA year.
Four young international composers in total (the IEMA composer, 2 pre-selected composers by the ULYSSES Network and 1 recommendation by Gaudeamus Muziekweek (see below)) get the opportunity to create world premieres in two steps.

Following the first period with “try-outs” in Frankfurt (DE) in spring, the young musicians and composers now reach the 2nd step of the project with final rehearsals in Frankfurt before the World Premieres that are presented during the Gaudeamus Muziekweek in Utrecht on 6th September 2019.


Following the World Premieres in Utrecht, the program is performed once more on tour in Frankfurt (DE) at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main on 23rd September 2019 at 7.30pm, under the direction of Lucas Vis and Musashi Baba.



World premieres by

Bianca Bongers (*1987, Netherlands) – Composer recommended by Gaudeamus

Leonardo Marino (*1992, Italy) – ULYSSES Journey Composer

Michael Taplin (*1991, England) – ULYSSES Journey Composer

Elnaz Seyedi (*1982, Iran) – Composer recommended by IEMA


organized in partnership with IEMA - DE

Conducting Course 2019


IEMA Composition Seminar 2019

New commission

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