XI SOUNDPAINTING Barcelona Course
By Walter Thompson at EL MUSICAL (Bellaterra)
The Art of Live Composition - Walter Thompson
Level 1 & Level 2 - WITH THE CREATOR OF THIS LANGUAGE
Soundpainting is the universal multidisciplinary live composing sign language for musicians, actors, dancers, and visual Artists. Presently (2014) the language comprises more than 1200 gestures that are signed by the Soundpainter (composer) to indicate the type of material desired of the performers. The creation of the composition is realized, by the Soundpainter, through the parameters of each set of signed gestures. The Soundpainting language was created by Walter Thompson in Woodstock, New York in 1974.
During the seminar will be taught Soundpainting gestures (for the Level 1 or 2) through which the music teacher or choir director / orchestra / band may organize and structure the collective improvisation in the classroom.
With Soundpainting you can:
1. Improve individual improvisation in the classroom
2. Relate different disciplines
3. Adapt the current schools curriculum adding Soundpainting .
AIMED AT: Musicians, choir directors, orchestra and / or band. Music Teachers, School teachers of music and / or conservatories. Composers, singers, actors and dancers.
CALENDAR AND TIMETABLE: 26-27-28-29 June 2017 from 16,00 to 20,30h and on thursday at 21,30 Performance. (20 hours course)
COST: 235 Euros
PLACE: El Musical - Carrer Ramon Llull, 16 - 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona, SPAIN)