Interview door Observant over impact corona op klassieke muziekpraktijk

Interview door Observant over impact corona op klassieke muziekpraktijk

De Observant, het magazine van Universiteit Maastricht, interviewde me over de impact van corona op klassieke muziekpraktijken. En over ons onderzoek naar publieksparticipatie bij een symfonisch orkest. Lees het artikel hier.

New publication: Music in the Making: an open and collaborative experiment at Conservatorium Maastricht

New publication: Music in the Making: an open and collaborative experiment at Conservatorium Maastricht

Inge Pasmans, teacher at Conservatorium Maastricht, and me wrote a chapter on a research studio we did at the Conservatorium. In this educational course, Inge experimented with relevant non-musical learning skills that evolve around collaboration, creativity and engagement. In the…

Upcoming talk at 'Enough Room for Space' in Brussels, February 1st

Upcoming talk at ‘Enough Room for Space’ in Brussels, February 1st

I’m invited (by artistic researcher Antye Guenther) to join a discussion on brain alteration and enhancement, at the Enough Room for Space (ERforS) in Brussels. ERforS is an interdependent art initiative that initiates and coordinates events, residencies, research projects and…

Mahler am Tisch: the video

Mahler am Tisch: the video

There is a now a video available of our first experiment in classical music, which took in November Mahler am Tisch. In many of his symphonies and vocal music, the composer used folk music, sometimes literally, sometimes edited. In Austria,…

DJ Meneer van der Peet over muziek voor kinderen

DJ Meneer van der Peet over muziek voor kinderen

Vroeger, toen kinderen nog niet bestonden (in mijn wereld), was kindermuziek misschien wel het ergste genre dat er bestond – nog erger dan kerstmuziek. Commerciële fastfood-meuk, altijd geproduceerd als goedkope dance. De tere kinderoortjes worden als eerste maatschappelijk gecorrumpeerd. Nu…

Experiments in classical music #1: Mahler am Tisch

Experiments in classical music #1: Mahler am Tisch

The goal of my postdoc is to experiment with and reflect on innovation in classical music practices, by doing experiments with a symphony orchestra. This year, we are going to do five experiments with the Southnetherlands Philharmonic. Together with the…

Upcoming talk at NWO Smart Culture Conference, November 6

Upcoming talk at NWO Smart Culture Conference, November 6

Together with colleague Veerle Spronck, I will give a presentation at the annual NWO Smart Culture conference. We’re going to give an update for our research into innovation practices in symphony orchestra’s. This year’s NWO SMART CULTURE conference is organised…

Upcoming talk at EPET Conference, Maastricht November 2nd

Upcoming talk at EPET Conference, Maastricht November 2nd

I’m still a member of the Centre for Ethics and Politics of Emerging Technologies (EPET). At our autumn conference, which is dedicated to the theme of ‘studying the game and playing it’, I’m going to reflect on what it means…

Upcoming talk at launch of the Maastricht Platform for Community-Engaged Research

Upcoming talk at launch of the Maastricht Platform for Community-Engaged Research

This Thursday, the launch of a new platform of my University takes place. The MPCER (Maastricht Platform for Community-Engaged Research) aims to function as a multidisciplinary platform for researchers at Maastricht University who are involved or interested in doing community-engaged…