Course teached as: B029195 - LABORATORIO DI MUSICA E PRODUZIONE Second Cycle Degree in PERFORMING ARTS Curriculum PROSMART: PRODUZIONE DI SPETTACOLO, MUSICA, ARTE E ARTE TESSILE
The Laboratory of Music and Production is interactive and seminarial. It aims to offer a critical and descriptive overview of the Italian music system and of today's musical production processes, from the point of view of professionals. It examines the roles and skills of the various professional figures involved in the realization of a single concert, a concert series or a music festival.
Information concerning bibliographic materials and readings will be communicated during the classes.
Bringing students to the artistic and professional world of the Italian music system, through lectures, exercises and meetings with experts.
Type of Assessment
Attendance at the laboratory. Alternatively, written test.
The Laboratory is divided into three parts: a first phase of study and analysis of printed materials (brochures, leaflets, posters, postcards, etc.) and websites of concert seasons and festivals; a second phase of field research, with meetings and interviews with experts (artistic directors, curators, press offices, promoters, agents, etc.); a third phase of planning a small music festival, designed on the basis of students' research interests.
The Laboratory will feature meetings with professional operators active in the concert organization, working at regional level and in a more extensive scenario.
The topics will be the following:
- Italian musical system.
- The professionals involved in the musical organization. Organization charts, roles and tasks (artistic, organizational, legislative, administrative, economic, managerial, etc.). Internal and external roles in musical institutions.
- Funding and sponsors. General information on public and private financing; transparent administration. FUS evaluation parameters.
- Artistic programming and venues (lyric-symphonic foundations, concert-orchestral institutions, concert associations, festivals).
- Artistic directions and event planning. Examples of programming abroad. Jazz, electronic, pop music.
- Readings and explorations