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C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

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2019_ISCM - FINNISH SECTION 

 
 

Annual Report

  • Year: 
  • Please describe your organization’s activities over the past year, including concerts, commissions, collaborations, publications: 

    The Society of Finnish Composers (www.composers.fi), a non-profit organization that represents the composers of contemporary music in Finland. The Society of Finnish Composers (SFC) acts as the ISCM – Finnish Section, representing Finland in the ISCM. Within ECSA (European composer & songwriter alliance) SFC is an active member of ECF Committee (European Composers Forum), which organizes the ECCO concert series (The European Contemporary Composers Orchestra). Among the society's international activities the Nordic co-operation is in a special focus. At the core of the Nordic co-operation is the Nordic Music Days (NMD), the world's oldest ongoing contemporary music festival being (founded in 1888). NMD is held yearly, rotating between the five Nordic Countries. At the last time, the five-year-rotation brought the festival to Finland in 2018. ). In 2019, SFC also supported ISCM World New Music Days in Tallinn, Estonia financially and by organizing a trip to the festival for its individual members.

    Domestically, SFC supports selected contemporary music festivals in Finland, including Time of Music (Viitasaari), the Musica Nova festival (Helsinki), Uuden musiikin lokakuu (Oulu), Tampering festival (Tampere) and the Tampere Biennale (Tampere Additionally, SFC publishes the magazine Kompositio (in Finnish) and is one of the four publishers of FMQ (Finnish Music Quarterly), a magazine in English both in digital and paper format exploring the Finnish music scene. Through its two individual funds, SFC supported 30 commissions of new music. In 2019, SFC also supported the production of a 20-episode radio program Klasari2080 (‘Classical 2080’) in the commercial radio station Radio Helsinki.

  • Please describe your organization's research activities over the past year: 
    Spring 2019, the Society of Finnish Composers (SFC), in collaboration with Music Finland and Center for Educational Research and Academic Development in the Arts CERADA of University of the Arts Helsinki, launched the research project Yhdenvertaisesti säveltäen (‘Composing equally’) focusing on practices of composition pedagogy. The project aims to have a positive impact on the roles and division of labor, attitudes and images in the field of art music composition.
 

 

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