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SAXOPHONE IN THE CONTEMPORARY REPERTOIRE
CALL FOR YOUNG PERFORMERS
EDITION 2020
TEACHER: MARIO MARZI
Milan, Fabbrica del Vapore
October 2019 – March 2020

Application deadline: 31 August 2019

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STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE
The course will foresee six meetings (two days each, on Saturdays and Sundays) from October 2019 to March 2020 and is dedicated to the latter production for saxophone solo or chamber music for saxophone.
Each student will be offered 6 individual lessons, each on one hour.

THE CONCERTS
The repertoire studied will be performed at one concert in Milan on 19 April within Divertimento Ensemble’s 2020 Rondò Season, and will be replicated in other Italian cities.
A further concert in cooperation with the piano course (held by Maria Grazia Bellocchio) and voice course (held by Alda Caiello) organized by IDEA with a repertoire specifically written by young composers selected by our Academy will be performed on 3 May 2020.
All the selected saxophonists will participate in the concerts.

APPLICATION AND SELECTION
Application is open to saxophonists of any nationality, born after 1st january 1985.
Applications to participate must be submitted no later than 31 August 2019 filling in the form available online at the following:

ISCRIZIONI CFYP SAX 2020

In the enrollment form you’ll be asked to attach:

– copy of ID paper,

– a curriculum vitae (pdf),

– her/his own repertoire of music of the 1900s to nowadays,

– the list of compositions object of the study (among the proposed repertoire)

– other eventual compositions that could be object of study during the masterclass,

– link to an audio or video registration (if any) of the candidate’s performance of works in line with the repertoire of the course.

Filled in the application form you’ll be addressed to the PayPal page to pay the enrollment fee of € 30 (this fee will only be reimbursed in case the course is cancelled).
Alternatevely, should Pay Pal payment be not possible, you may proceed to bank transfer as follows:
IBAN IT70P0335901600100000101448 in the name of Divertimento Ensemble (Banca Prossima), showing as payment reason ‘First Name, Surname CFYP SAXOPHONE 2020’

Candidates will be selected on the basis of the documentation submitted.
The result of the selection will be communicated to all applicants by email no later than September 6, 2019.

A maximum number of 12 students will be selected for admission.

PARTICIPATION FEES
Participants: € 400 to be paied within 13 September 2019
Observers: € 100 to be paied within 13 September 2019

INFORMATION
Donatella Campoleoni
ph +39 338 2225014
idea@divertimentoensemble.it
www.idea.divertimentoensemble.it

REPERTOIRE OF THE COURSE

Sax solo
Luciano Berio – Sequenza IX Bis (sax solo)
Giacinto Scelsi – Three pieces (sax sopr solo)
Giacinto Scelsi – Maknongan (Sax bar or sax basso)
Luca Francesconi – Notturno (sax alto solo)
Armando Gentilucci – Le trame di un labirinto (sax alto solo)
Sylvano Bussotti – Ballerina gialla and Pettirosso (sax solo and live electronics)
Ivan Fedele – High in memoriam Miles Davis (sax solo)
Giacomo Manzoni – Percorsi I (sax solo)
Stefano Gervasoni – Phanes II (sax sopr solo)
Fabrizio De Rossi Re – Vampir (sax basso solo)
Adriano Guarnieri – Crinali di luce opus 2 (sax ten solo)
Michele Dall’Ongaro – Darstellung (sax alto solo)
Carmine Emanuele Cella – Improvviso statico I (sax and live electronics)

Duo and Quartet
Bruno Maderna – Dialodia (2 sax)
Franco Donatoni – Rash (4et)
Salvatore Sciarrino – Pagine (4et)
Salvatore Sciarrino – Studi per l’intonazione del mare (4et)
Ivan Fedele – Magic (4et)
Giacomo Manzoni – To plates and to flowers (4et)
Fabrizio De Rossi Re – Allegro nero (4et)

With piano
Filippo Del Corno – L’arte del funambolo (sax sopr and piano)
Giorgio Magnanensi – Color temporis (sax bar and prepared piano)
Alessandro Sbordoni – 4 intermezzi (voce, sax and piano)
Giovanni Sollima – Spasimo fragment (sax alto/bar and piano)

With soprano and percussion
Giacinto Scelsi – 20 canti del Capricorno (trio sax, soprano, percussion)

With ensemble or orchestra*
Luciano Berio – Chemin VII (sax solista e orch)
Franco Donatoni – Hot (sax solista e 6 esecutori)
Luca Francesconi – Trama (sax solista ed orch)
Alessandro Solbiati – Mi lirica sombra (sax solista ed ensemble)

* pieces that will not be rehearsed with the ensemble and will not be performed in the final concerts