ManiFeste-2021, the Academy

IRCAM's multidisciplinary festival and academy, ManiFeste, the rendezvous for creation in Paris, places music in disciplines beyond the concert: theatre, dance, digital arts, visual arts. More than 120 young composers and performers from the world over take part in the academy every year, benefitting from a major artistic and technological setting as well as the presence of a large public audience for final performances. In addition, students and auditors can take part in a range of associated events:

Composition workshop and interpretation master class rehearsals
Classes by composers, artists, musicians, and guests
Conferences on IRCAM research and development
Special access to IRCAM’s multimedia library’s reserves
Entry to all final workshop and master class workshops
Special ticket prices for the ManiFeste-2021 festival
Discount price on Premium Individual subscriptions to the IRCAM Forum

In 2021, the academy invites, among others, the composers Raphaël CendoMichelle Agnes MagalhaesIsabel Mundry, choreographer Hervé Robbe for in Vivo Danse-Camping, singer Valérie Philippin, and the soloists from the Ensemble intercontemporain (ensemble associated with the Academy). 

Contact 01 44 78 45 66 | academie (at) ircam.fr

The 9th edition of the academy is based on partnerships with actors in the domains of culture and higher education: the Centre national de la Danse, the Centre Pompidou, the CENTQUATRE-Paris, the Council on International Educational Exchange (American Universities), the Ensemble intercontemporain—ensemble associated with the academy

  • Matthias Pintscher with the ULYSSES Ensemble & the Ensemble intercontemporain, 2019 Academy  © Éric de Gélis
    Matthias Pintscher with the ULYSSES Ensemble & the Ensemble intercontemporain, 2019 Academy © Éric de Gélis
  • After workshop at the CENTQUATRE-PARIS  © Quentin Chevrier
    After workshop at the CENTQUATRE-PARIS © Quentin Chevrier
  • Anna Jalving, Ernst Spyckerelle (violins) & Julie Michael (viola) from ULYSSES Ensemble, 2019 Academy  © Éric de Gélis
    Anna Jalving, Ernst Spyckerelle (violins) & Julie Michael (viola) from ULYSSES Ensemble, 2019 Academy © Éric de Gélis
  • Marc Desmons & the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, 2019 Academy  © Éric de Gélis
    Marc Desmons & the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, 2019 Academy © Éric de Gélis
  • Andrew Power, bass for the ULYSSES Ensemble, 2019 Academy  © Éric de Gélis
    Andrew Power, bass for the ULYSSES Ensemble, 2019 Academy © Éric de Gélis
  • Composers from the composition workshop, with Kaija Saariaho & Natacha Moënne-Loccoz, 2019 Academy  © Éric de Gélis
    Composers from the composition workshop, with Kaija Saariaho & Natacha Moënne-Loccoz, 2019 Academy © Éric de Gélis
  • Jeanne-Marie Conquer & Pierre Strauch, soloists from the Ensemble intercontemporain, with a composition workshop student, 2019 Academy  © Éric de Gélis
    Jeanne-Marie Conquer & Pierre Strauch, soloists from the Ensemble intercontemporain, with a composition workshop student, 2019 Academy © Éric de Gélis
  • Kaija Saariaho, Marc Desmons, & students from the orchestral composition workshop, 2019 Academy  © Éric de Gélis
    Kaija Saariaho, Marc Desmons, & students from the orchestral composition workshop, 2019 Academy © Éric de Gélis
  • Jack Stulz (viola of the Ensemble intercontemporain) & Anna Jalving (violin of the ULYSSES Ensemble), 2019 Academy  © Éric de Gélis
    Jack Stulz (viola of the Ensemble intercontemporain) & Anna Jalving (violin of the ULYSSES Ensemble), 2019 Academy © Éric de Gélis

Applications

Applications on www.ulysses-network.eu

It is the responsibility of each applicant to read the contents of the workshop or master class to which they apply (fees, start and end dates of each workshop or master class, instrumentation, instructions, deadlines concerning scores and/or materials).

Applicants selected to participate who do not respect the information provided or who will be absent—even partially—during their workshop or master class will be excluded from the academy by the teaching team. In this case, registration will not be reimbursed.

A reading panel made up of the teaching teams will examine all applications. The reading panel’s decisions are final.
Conditions and tuition fees may vary from one workshop to another.

Registration fees will be reimbursed if the academy is cancelled due to measures taken due to Covid-19. However, issues concerning transportation difficulties, health recommendations, being placed in quarantine, and all conditions concerning lockdowns are the responsibility of the composer. The composer must organize their own transportation, respecting all health and safety measures relative to Covid-19 in both their country of origin and in France.