The summer academy in composition at Time of Music is taught this year by Mauro Lanza. Venice born and educated, Lanza is an experimenter in the broadest sense of the term. He blends classical music lineups with avant-garde instrumentation that includes synthesizers, noise-makers and various toy instruments. For Lanza composition is continuous feedback between the reality of sound (and the reality of the objects that produce the sounds) and the abstract process of formalization. Lanza has an intense interest in the use of electronics in composing and multidisciplinarity, having done collaboration with theatre and visual arts.
In addition to private lessons, the academy also includes public lectures and the possibility of composing a new piece for the Schallfeld or IEMA ensembles, to be premiered during the festival. The age limit for the course is 32 years (born after 1.7.1990). The course is taught in English.
Composer Matteo Gualandi will join the summer academy as part of his ULYSSES Journey.
Course: 5-11 July 2022
Composer course final concert: Sunday 10th July, 5 pm at the Parish Hall, Viitasaari. With Schallfeld Ensemble and IEMA Ensemble 2021/2022, premiering works by Tímea Hvozdíková, Li He, Mathias Schmidhammer, Zhuosheng Jin, Matteo Gualandi, Þorkell Nordal and Jinwook Jung