This was the last IMZ Academy of 2019

The IMZ Academy “The Complete Performer of the Future” established the importance of media skills for the next generation of musicians.

  • IMZ Academy | Copyright: © Hans Kraxner

    IMZ Academy © Hans Kraxner

What kind of skills beyond musical excellence do classical performers need to thrive in our ever-increasing digital world and how can these be trained by Conservatoires?

The IMZ Academy 2019 “The complete performer of the future - Embracing media skills in music education” took place in cooperation with and at Music + Arts University of the City of Vienna (MUK) + supported by AEC – Association Européenne des Conservatoires.

Among the 17 participants were Management staff and professors of Higher Music Education Institutions + Universities who in the course of 2 days and together with 6 leading experts, explored how the music education of the future should adapt its syllabus to prepare students effectively for the opportunities + challenges of the digital realm.

At the end of the first day, all participants were invited to drinks + dinner to network and get to know each other after an exciting visit to the Vienna State Opera and its backstage area.

The IMZ wants to thank its partners from the Music + Arts University of the City of Vienna (MUK) and the AEC – Association Européenne des Conservatoires for their support.

Another huge thank you goes to the participants and experts from the Conservatoires UK Student Network, New World Symphony, Vienna State Opera and the Zurich University of Arts as well as star violinist Yury Revich for sharing their invaluable insights!



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