Composition and Sound Experimentation Mixtur 2018

The Composition and Sound Experimenting Workshop, which celebrates this year its fourth edition, intends to offer, to both students of composition and composers in general, the opportunity to work during the festival with a prestigious composer, as well as a professional instrumental group. This workshop, recognized internationally, counts with the participation of renowned professors who, like in previous editions, will visit Barcelona as an active part of the Mixtur Festival. DEADLINE TO APPLY: OCTOBER, 30TH.




We are also counting on the next ensembles to collaborate on the Reading Session and concerts:

Ensemble 2e2m /// Ricardo Descalzo /// Frames Percussion /// Dúo Hellqvist/Amaral

Ensemble PHACE /// Zafraan Ensemble /// Participants of the Workshops for Players

General programme

  1.  Clase individual con uno de los compositores residentes.
  2. Sesión de Lectura, Miniatura en concierto o difusión de obra electroacústica (8 altavoces + Sub).
  3. Conferencias con los compositores residentes y otros invitados.
  4. Espacio abierto donde los estudiantes podrán exponer su trabajo al resto de participantes.
  5. Master Class con los profesores de los talleres de Dirección, Improvisación e interpretación:  Pascal Contet, Ricardo Descalzo, Fred Frith, Yuval Gotlibovich y Pierre Roullier.
  6. Acceso libre a todas las actividades y conciertos de la programación general del Festival Mixtur 2018 desarrolladas en Fabra i Coats.
  7. Los participantes del taller A + B dispondrán de dos clases individuales de composición.


From the dossiers received, participants will be selected for the following incentives:

  • Include works in the online library  Babel Scores
  • Include work in the concert season 2018/19 of Vertixe Sonora Ensemble 
  • Artistic residence in the CMMAS during a period to be determined (Accommodation, use of studies and diets partially included).
  • Creation of Miniature that will be premiered during Festival Mixtur 2018.



      • Dates: from Thursday 19th to Sunday 22th, April 2018
      • Resident composers: Carola Bauckholt, João Pedro Oliveira and Rebecca Saunders.


    • Dates: from Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th, April 2018
    • Resident composers: Gabriel Brnčić, Tristan Murail and Alexander Schubert.


  • WORKSHOP A: 190€
  • WORKSHOP B: 190€
  • WORKSHOP A or B (no preference): 170€
  • WORKSHOP A and B: 240€

With the collaboration of: