International Telematic Ensemble and Concert: November 30, 2012, 8.00PM Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)
The first concert of the finals will feature the Networked Music Performance finalists (Section F). All other finalists will perform in Concert Two. The Networked Music Performance concert will also showcase future possibilities of the concerto utilising cutting-edge technologies, visualisation and performance with the internet. The concert will take place in five international locations and will be streamed live via the web. Finalists will perform at this concert with the International Telematic Ensemble (ITE).
Concert Venues - a live performance at the following locations:
- Newcastle Conservatorium Concert Hall AUSTRALIA
- Deep Space, Ars Electronica AUSTRIA
- Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music SINGAPORE
- Central Conservatory of Music - Beijing, CHINA
- Waikato University - Hamilton, NEW ZEALAND
Telematic means the real time sending and receiving of information via the internet, wireless and satellite. Due to the distance and speed of transmission of the audio and video, there will be a delay. This is called latency and is an unavoidable parameter of networked music performance.
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Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing China
The Central Conservatory of Music is the leading music school in Beijing, with nearly 2000 domestic and international students. The well-equipped school boasts more than 500 pianos, a violin workshop, an electronic music studio with advanced recording and video equipment and the largest music library in China. It has strong collaborations with overseas institutions and its students and teachers perform in nationally acclaimed orchestras and ensembles, including the China Youth Symphony Orchestra, Chinese Traditional Music Ensemble and the Conservatory Students Choir.
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Singapore
Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Singapore is an autonomus school with the University and Singapore's first conservatory. The school opened its doors to its first class of seventy undergraduates in 2003, and quickly established a reputation of as one of the leading conservatories in Asia. Currently, 200 of the Asia-Pacific region's most talented young musicians come to the Conservatory from various countries across the world.
Bruckner University / Ars Electronica, Linz Austria
The Austrian concert takes place at DeepSpace, ArsElectronica.
Waikato University, Hamilton New Zealand
('Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato') has campuses located in the cities of Hamilton and Tauranga, New Zealand. Established in 1964, Waikato is a comprehensive university, made up of seven faculties and schools, with more than 12,000 students. Waikato was ranked top in 10 out of 30 subject areas in the 2006 New Zealand government’s Performance-Based Research Fund evaluation exercise.
University of Newcastle, Newcastle Australia
The University of Newcastle is a cosmopolitan regional University that prepares musicians and creative artists for professional music careers in fields including performance, production, composition, teaching and musicology. Its undergraduate and postgraduate music programs are delievered at the Conservatorium of Music, in the heart of the city of Newcastle. The school boasts state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities, including a premier concert hall. Its graduates are prominent on the world stage. Many play in national and international orchestras and ensembles or hold key production and creative roles in the music industry.