NEW MUSIC: NEW AUDIENCES 2012
New Music: New Audiences (New:Aud) is a cooperative European project running
for two years. From 17 European countries, 16 national music organisations and
31 ensembles specializing in contemporary music will be gathering to take part.
Together, they will be examining and trying out tomorrow?s concert forms and forms
of reaching out for the audience. The objective is to bring forth dialogue with a new
audience while gathering knowledge about audience development for future use.
As one aspect of the cooperative effort, the participating ensembles will present
concerts where new communication forms are going to be tested out and
examined. In connection with these concerts, the involved ensembles will also be
New:Aud is running from October 2012 to September 2014, and is initiated by a
network of music organisations throughout Europe.
An introductory conference for all of the participants will take place on October 24-
25 in Bruxelles. The first concerts will be launched during the spring/summer of
New:Aud is an abbreviation of New Music: New Audiences.
New:Aud is being spearheaded by the Danish Composers' Society, where the
project management is anchored as well.
New:Aud is supported by the European Union?s Cultural Programme and receives
financial support from the Nordic Council of Ministers.
See more about the project at www.newaud.eu
RE NEW MUSIC 2009-2010
Re: New Music
is a European project to promote contemporary music. As a part of cooperation of composers, musicians perform so-called "new music", music information centers and associations of composers. The main activity of the project is to organize concerts, which are operated pieces selected from a database site Re: New Music, as well as seminars, workshops and open trials involving composers. The activities of 22 teams and 12 organizations from 11 countries held at events to promote new music, its artists and performers, and enable the exchange of ideas and experiences between artists from across Europe.
In 2009, the project joined the Polish Music Information Center, and two Polish teams, specialized in performing contemporary music - Kwartludium +
and Orkiestra Muzyki Nowej