One of the focal themes of OBFCS 2018 is intercultural music. The symposium will feature a delegation of seven composers and three performers from The Society for New Korean Music, which will present a variety of offerings for the entire symposium:
As a composer or composer/performer, if you are interested in being considered for the option of creating a work for our Korean guest performers and woodwind instruments, then please be sure to fill out the “Korean Music Project 2018: Intercultural Composition” section in the online application form.
Our guest artists from The Society of New Korean Music will be:
If you are a Pansori Singer, Haegum Player, or a Geomungo Player, then apply for a private session and master class under “Performer” (Category III). Given your performance area, you will have a private session and play for a public master class under the mentorship of Sumi Kim (Pansori Singer), Eunil Kang (Haegum Player), or Yunjeong Heo (Geomungo Player).
If you are interested in intercultural composition in particular, then please also sign up for the Balinese Gamelan (Category VI) in the online application form, which can be accessed through the “How to Apply” page. As a member of the gamelan ensemble you will learn to perform and compose, and your work will be played at our “Gamelan Celebration Concert” on the final evening of the symposium. Please note: No previous experience in gamelan performance or composition is required for participation in this offering!