Assignments will be released on February 15 every year.
Closing date is April 15 of the correspondent year (based on postmark).


Assignments 2021

ASSIGNMENT 1

Answer all the following questions in a short video message. The video doesn’t need to be professional – a recording with a smartphone is completely sufficient.

At the beginning state your name.
– At which point in time is your own music composition finished?
– When is music inventive? Name an example.
– Name your favorite piece of music and justify your selection.

Max. length of the video: 1 minute. Format: MP4, MOV

ASSIGNMENT 2 – COMPOSITION

Compose a tonal or musical association to the question: What is the sound of a black hole?

Possibilities include music pieces, music improvisations, sound collages and experimental works. Format: mp3 (not less than 160 kbps), wav, aiff, mp4, mov. Length of a piece: max. four minutes. Choice of style and genre is up to the applicant. Describe your ideation- and work process on half an A4 page. This document contains: What is the idea / the concept of the composition? Did you use your own sound recordings or did you take them from libraries? Did you play instruments or did you use software tools (if so, which ones)? Which methods of (digital) sound composition did you use and why?

IMPORTANT

Both assignments need to be produced and submitted.

MOREOVER

In addition to both assignments, also attach to your application folder a wide variety of your own works. Describe your ideation- and work process for each work on half an A4 page. This document contains: What is the idea / the concept of the composition? Did you use your own sound recordings or did you take them from libraries? Did you play instruments or did you use software tools (if so, which ones)? Which methods of (digital) sound composition did you use and why?


More detailed information about the application process and the application folder here .