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Besides its Academy and Composition Competition impuls is also promoting concerts and biennial festivals of contemporary music and organising other activities like workshops, music communications programs ... and special projects like the impuls . MinuteConcerts.
Through these versatile programs impuls offers different approaches to - and thus contributes to a better understanding of - both classical modern and contemporary music not only for professionals, but also for broader audiences.



For 2012 impuls promoted a couple of activities in Graz:

On Saturday, April 28th, 2012 impuls continued with its impuls . MinuteConcerts. Walk through Galleries with Music (introduced within the impuls Festival 2009 for the first time in Graz). The presentations were preceded by several impuls workshops for young musicians both in Vienna and Graz.


In between August 11th and 13th, 2012 the first part of the impuls Composition Workshop took place in Vienna. On August 12th, 2012 the young composers involved in this program also took part in a discussion on Composition – Interpretation. Separated areas or creative interactions? at mica together with musicians of Klangforum Wien.


On October 6th, 2012 a new work by Marina Khorkova commissioned by the Ernst Krenek Institute was premiered by Klangforum Wien at musikprotokoll in Graz. Mrs. Khorkova was selected amongst the participants of the 7th edition of the impuls Academy in 2011.