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One of the world's premiere educational programs dedicated to the creation and performance of contemporary music, the Cortona Sessions is a destination for emerging composers and performers seeking to collaborate, learn, grow, and create. The Sessions provide participants with an inspiring and supportive environment in which new music is explored in all its shapes, sizes, and colors. Overflowing with la dolce vita, the Cortona Sessions offers participants a life-changing two weeks under the Tuscan sun.

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One of the world's premiere educational programs dedicated to the creation and performance of contemporary music, the Cortona Sessions is a destination for emerging composers and performers seeking to collaborate, learn, grow, and create. The Sessions provide participants with an inspiring and supportive environment in which new music is explored in all its shapes, sizes, and colors. Overflowing with la dolce vita, the Cortona Sessions offers participants a life-changing two weeks under the Tuscan sun.

2016 CORTONA SESSIONS
FOR NEW MUSIC
JUNE 25 - JULY 9, 2016
CORTONA, ITALY

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People


The Cortona Sessions is made great by all of the incredible people and musicians that have been a part of it since 2010. Learn more about the people of the Sessions by clicking below.

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People


The Cortona Sessions is made great by all of the incredible people and musicians that have been a part of it since 2010. Learn more about the people of the Sessions by clicking below.

FACULTY OF THE 2016 CORTONA SESSIONS

PERFORMANCE
flute - SARAH BRADY | clarinet - Gregory Oakes | SAXOPHONE - GEOFFREY DEIBEL |
violin - Ari Streisfeld | cello - Kivie Cahn-Lipman | piano - Michael Kirkendoll

percussion - Ji Hye Jung | mezzo-soprano - Rachel Calloway

composition
David Rakowski & beth wiEmanN

(click above for bios, and to learn about other members of the Cortona Collective)

 
 

Fellows of the Cortona Sessions have created their own New Music Concert Series, joined university faculties, entered contemporary performance programs at leading conservatories, been winners of major composition prizes, and worked alongside many of the leading voices in contemporary music today. Learn more about our Fellows here!

 
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Guidebooks


View programs / guidebooks from the Cortona Sessions for New Music below

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Guidebooks


View programs / guidebooks from the Cortona Sessions for New Music below