Every month the Stauffer Center for Strings welcomes international artists and experts of the music scene to present, as part of the programs of the Stauffer Academy and the Stauffer Labs, unique training courses for young talents and professionals.
A series of live streaming events connect the Faculty and students together with the world to create opportunities for discussion and personal growth with the global artistic community and the audience around the world.
LECTURE: MATTHIAS RÖDER
FEBRUARY 8th, 5.30 PM CET
Matthias Röder, Director of the prestigious Karajan Institute and expert in intellectual property and innovation management in the field of music, will discuss about innovation in the cultural sector, analyzing global trends and new behaviors changing within the arts, technology and science.
LECTURE: OLIVER CONDY
FEBRUARY 13th, 10 AM CET
Oliver Condy, editor of BBC Music Magazine for more than 15 years, will give a lecture on communication, artistic promotion and music journalism, with a special focus on how to prepare for an interview, social media management and the promoting a music recording project.
CONCERT: GABRIEL PROKOFIEV
FEBRUARY 16th, 6 PM CET
Gabriel Prokofiev, one of the most relevant contemporary composers and producers of his generation, will perform in a concert along with his students at the end of his Composition Lab. A unique opportunity to take an inspiring musical journey throughout different music genres. Gabriel Prokofiev’s compositions stem from the past and the future of contemporary music, exploring languages and forms of absolute, electronic and film music.
CONCERT: PETER GREGSON
FEBRUARY 26th, 5 PM CET
Cellist and composer Peter Gregson will perform a world premiere of a new piece, created on the occasion of his Composition Lab.
Gregson is a Deutsche Grammophon artist, his work have been selected by the world’s most innovative choreographers and dance companies. His film credits include the soundtracks for Roger Michell’s ‘Blackbird’ and Alan Rickman’s ‘A Little Chaos’, as well as some of the soundtracks for the most successful TV series, such as the Netflix series ‘Bridgeton’ and Paolo Sorrentino’s HBO series ‘The New Pope’.