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impuls . 10th International Ensemble and Composers Academy for Contemporary Music 2017

Graz, February 10th - 22nd, 2017

(10.2.: arrival day, check-in Academy, start of Festival - 22.2.: day of departure)

at KUG . University of Music and Performing Arts as main location and other places in Graz | Austria



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international team of tutors | participants from all over the world | composition and instrumental classes | chamber music and ensemble playing | reading sessions and other special programs | improvisation | electronics | yoga | lectures | working platforms and presentations …


Registration still possible

for brass, violin, viola, voice classes

for all other classes: waiting list only!


Please feel free to contact us anyway if interested to take part in our Academy (as there might still be places opening up).

Please donnot transfer any money unless we can assure you a place (registration fee is only due to on acceptance).




Founded by Beat Furrer and Ernst Kovacic impuls, the International Ensemble and Composers Academy for Contemporary Music and Association for the Communication of Contemporary Music has developed into one of the internationally leading institutions in this field within shortly. Instrumental classes and ensemble work, composition classes and special programs such as reading sessions amongst others with Klangforum Wien, Open Composers´ Pool, various calls for scores, electronic and improvisation workshops …: Every second year the impuls Academy offers young musicians and composers – from Austria, but also from all over the world – an intense training and holistic approach to contemporary music, both in a theoretical and practical way. For about 14 days impuls hereby builds an important platform for joint working, mutual learning and international exchange in Graz, Styria. An international team of renowned musicians and composers as lecturers guarantees highest quality and builds the basis for excellently educated, highly motivated and internationally interlinked young musicians and composers as competent and authentic messengers of music as a language without borders.