Oct 21, 2013
from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
|Where||2.00pm, Recital Room, Faculty of Music|
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Contemporary Music Through Non-Western Techniques
Rafael Reina discusses the theory behind the programme he is running in Amsterdam, which is designed to use non-western musical techniques in the context of making contemporary music here in the west. A workshop element will follow during which some of the attendees will be able to try some things out in practice.
Rafael Reina has been teaching at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam since 1993 where he developed the programme 'Contemporary Music through Non- Western Techniques'. He is a currently completing a PhD at the University of Brunel in London on the applications of Karnatic rhythm in western music. Reina is also a composer of contemporary classical music.
Open to all interested persons, admission free