soundinitiative has the honour of being the first French ensemble to be selected to participate in the Boost! Young Ensembles Program as part of the Darmstadt Ferienkurse für Neue Musik (Germany), from August 2nd - 16th 2014.

The group will have the opportunity to work with contemporary music specialists and industry professionals from across the world, working on performance practice, presentation, promotion and dissemination.            

soundinitiative will perform a concert of music by Diez-Fischer, Lanza & Bailie for an audience of peers, potential collaborators and partners as well as being ensemble in residence for Simon Steen-Andersen's composition studio and a part of the electronics workshop.


August 12th, 2014, 9:30pm

Concert at the Centralstation

Santiago Diez-Fischer, Cancion del Ciego  (German premiere)
Joanna Bailie, Street Souvenir  (New version, World premiere)
Mauro Lanza, Vesperbild

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The ensemble will be in residence for Simon Steen-Andersen's composition workshop, concluding with a performance at the Kunsthalle. 


The ensemble will participate in working sessions on our repertoire with the tutors from the Ferienkurse.


Musicians from the ensemble will perform as part of the electronics atelier


Meetings with industry professionals, festival directors/promoters, will occur throughout the two weeks.