Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Yuri Landman DIY Instrument Building Workshops

6th-8th February 2015

Experimental inventor of musical instruments, Yuri Landman, is visiting Islington Mill to deliver a series of workshops demonstrating his fascinating craft. Attendees will have the opportunity to build an instrument and participate in a performance using it. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain insight into the work of one of the most creative minds in instrument design. The day after the workshops Yuri Landman will play his musical compositions with the group of builders and create an ensemble performance. The participants play two musical compositions, starting in a minimal structure one by one, with each introduction creating more sonic complexity and volume, resulting in a “wall of sound” crescendo comparable with the drone works of Sonic Youth or the symphonic guitar compositions of Rhys Chatham and Glenn Branca. -Fri FEB 6th - 19.00-23.00 - Electric Kalimba workshop, costs 75 Pounds.

-Sat FEB 7th - 12.00-16.00 - Home Swinger & Triochord workshop. HS costs 110 Pounds, Trio 45 Pounds.

-Sat FEB 7th - 19.00-23.00 - Wood on Foam workshop, costs 35 euro.

-Sun Feb 8th - Lecture, Solo performance, and Orchestra performance with the participants of the workshops.

People can register by mailing strateraser@gmail.com. 50% of the amounts must be paid in advance to get a confirmation for participation. More information can be found at http://www.islingtonmill.com/events.php

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