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Faculty: Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, Darmstadt (2014)


Professor of Composition at the Hochschule für Musik in Hannover (from 2012)
(together with Prof. Rebecca Saunders):

        • private instruction (weekly)
        • group instruction (composition seminars)
        • jointly organized seminars with the music theory department:
                - WS 2013/14: "Orchestration and Form in Symphonic
                              Film Music”
                - SS 2015: “Serialism and Spectral Composition”
        • Conception and coordination of activities in the composition studio:
                  Projects with KunstFestSpielen Herrenhausen,
                              Deutschlandfunk,
                  Sprengelmuseum, as well as the initiation of an
                              exchange program                   with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music.


Guest Professor at the Hochschule für Musik in Hannover (2010-2011)

Professor of Composition at the Hochschule für Musik in Stuttgart (2009-2010)
(sabbatical replacement for Prof. Marco Stroppa) – WS/SS: two seminars + weekly private instruction for 13 composition students (BA/MA)

Composition Masterclass, Beirut National Conservatory of Music, 24 Sept. 2009

Composition Masterclasses, Shanghai Conservatory of Music (2008-2014)

Composition Masterclasses, Kunitachi College of Music, Tokyo (2008/10/12)

“Auditory Perception and Sound Design” (2008)
Norwegian Theatre Academy, Fredrikstad
Three-day intensive workshop for visual artists and theater directors

Substitute for Prof. Walter Zimmermann (2007)
Universität der Künste, Berlin - SS
1 composition seminar + weekly private instruction

"Raumklang/Klangraum: zu Pierre Boulez’ Répons" (2005)
Guest-Composer at the education program of the Berlin Philharmonic
(”Zukunft@BPO” )

Acousmonium-Workshop, Guest-Composer (July 2004)
Workshop for the interpretation and experimentation of acousmatic composition at the Institut für Musik der Universität der Künste, Berlin / and Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler"

Acoustics and Psychoacoustics for composers (2003-04)
Guest-Professor - Composition workshop WS
Universität der Künste (UdK), Berlin – monthly seminars

“Composition, Computer Music and Psychoacoustics” (2001-02)
Assistant to Prof. Tristan Murail
Columbia University, New York
weekly group and private instruction (WS/SS)

MUSIC HISTORY I-IV (Middle Ages – 20th Century.) (1998-99)
Teaching Assistant (SS)
Columbia University New York – weekly class teaching

HARMONY AND COUNTERPOINT I + II (1997-98)
Adjunct Professor (WS/SS)
Baruch College, City University of New York - weekly class teaching

MUSIC HISTORY II-IV (Barock – 20. Jh.) (1994-96)
Teaching Assistant (WS/SS)
New England Conservatory Boston – weekly class teaching

INTRODUCTION TO WESTERN MUSIC THEORY AND PRACTICE (1991)
Tribhuvan University Kathmandu – 4-Week Intensive Course

 

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lectures

 

• "Acoustic Models and Composed Structures", Beijing Capital Normal University, 5.3.2014

• "On the Combination of Instrumental and Electronic Sound", Nagoya University of Arts, 28.2.2014

• "Sound Art in Cairo" DAAD Berlin 23.10., 2013

• "Schneller Works 1998-2012" Cornell University, Ithaca NY, 20.3.2013

• "Debussy und das 21. Jahrhundert" Musikhocschule Aachen, 17.11,.2012

• "Wasser als kompositorischer Topos" Musikfest Stuttgart, 31.8, 2011

• "Zu Kagura" Sibelius Akademie Helsinki, Feb. 6, 2011

• "Acoustic Models and Composed Structures", University of the Philippines, Manila, Sept. 10, 2010

• "Acoustic Models and Composed Structures", Hongkong Chinese University, Sep. 7, 2010

• "Komposition und Psychoakustik", Technische Universität Berlin, Reihe «EM Hören», Juni 3, 2010

• "Akustisches Modell und komponierte Struktur", Hochschule für Musik, München, Feb. 12, 2010

• "Komposition – Spatialization– Installation", Universität Potsdam, Feb. 2, 2010

• "An Atlas of Sounds" Taswir: Pictorial Mappings of Islam and Modernity, Gropiusbau Berlin Nov. 8, 2009

• "Music and Speech", Ligerzer Opernwerkstatt, Ligerz, August 11, 2009

• "Was ist spektrale Musik?" Hochschule für Musik, Mannheim, Juni 4, 2009

• "Akustisches Modell und komponierte Struktur", Hochschule für Musik, München, Mai 28, 2009

• "Spektrale Techniken im Werk von Tristan Murail", Hochschule für Musik, Köln, Jan. 8, 2009

• "Akustisches Modell und komponierte Struktur", Hochschule für Musik, Bremen, Juni 24, 2009

• "Introduction to Auditory Perception", Cornell University, NY April 10, 2008

• "Acoustic Models and Composed Structures", Kunitachi College of Music, Tokyo, Sep. 16, 2008

• "Acoustic Models and Composed Structures", Takefu Music Festival, Sep. 6, 2008

• "Acoustic Models and Composed Structures", Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Sep. 18, 2008

• "From Composition to Installation", Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen Potsdam-Babelsberg, Mai 4, 2008

• "Akustisches Modell und komponierte Struktur", Darmstadt INMM, März 28, 2008

• "Acoustic Models and Composed Structures", Connecting Media Conference, Hamburg, Dez. 4, 2006

• "Creation and Identity", Global Interplay Conference , Cairo Opera House, Feb. 12, 2006

• "Stratégies d'écriture dans Jardin des fleuves", Séminaires Recherche et Création, Ircam, December 16. 2004

• "Electroacoustic Spatialization based on Directivity Control", IFNM Darmstadt, July 28, 2004

• "Akustisches Modell und komponierte Sruktur", Berliner Gesellschaft für Neue Musik, Feb. 26, 2003

• "Composition and Architecture in my Compositional Work", Harvard University Boston, May 12 , 2002

• "The Music of Helmut Lachenmann", Cincinnati College Conservatory, Feb. 10, 2000

• "Current Trends in Contemporary German Music", Queens College, New York, 1998

• "'Degenerate Music' and its Composers", Goethe Institute Boston, 1996

• "The Fates of Jewish Composers before and during the Third Reich" New England Conservatory Boston, 1996

• "Music in Exile: German Immigrant Composers in the USA", Goethe Institut Boston, 1995

• "Fractal Organisation in the Music of Geörgy Ligeti", New England Conservatory of Music Boston, 1995

 

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