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Improvised Music Workshop By Michael Zerang

Saturday & Sunday, 06/23/07 & 06/24/07, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

$75/$60 for students and ESS members

Workshop is open to all adult instrumentalists (electronic and/or acoustic) that are proficient on their instruments and have had some performing experience in improvised contexts. Please only consider this workshop if you can attend every session.

The workshop will explore:

  • aspects of physical mechanics and breathing
  • hearing / listening explorations
  • exploratory aspects of individual instruments – fundamentals of objects and tools
  • extended techniques and explorations of texture and timbre
  • imitative and responsive modes of improvisation
  • telepathic and internally motivated modes of improvisation
  • strategies for structured improvisation
  • performance aspects from small to large groups
  • social and political aspects of collective music-making

Limited enrollment. You must register in advance by calling ESS at 773-769-1069.





Experimental Sound Studio

5925 N Ravenswood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60660