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06.10.2017 - 07.10.2017

Kreaton: Ableton User Groups + Concerts

At the beginning of October, the gallery at the Czech Center in Berlin will open its doors to music producers and other music professionals interested in educating, sharing experiences and establishing contacts on the field of electronic music. The two day event, initiated by the Czech music education platform Kreaton, will offer a training program consisting of presentations and workshops during the afternoons, followed by discussions on the topic of building a music career, as well as an introduction of women experts on music technology represented by the group female: pressure. As a part of the meeting representatives of the Czech electronic music scene will give a concert on Friday evening. The event is organized in partnership with ČRo Radio Wave and will be held in English.

------------------------ FRIDAY --------------------------

18:30 - 19:45 
DISCUSSION on building music career
hosted by Mary C & female:pressure 

-- guests --
Mo Loschelder (Media LocaHeroines Of Sound
- DJ, booking agent, promoter
Gordon Gieseking (Project Mooncircle
- label manager, DJ, illustrator
Alessia D’Artino (A/Ona, HOW, Drone Berlin
- DJ, producer, promoter
Balazs Danyady (BalasRitualsWerk-Music
- DJ, producer, promoter

20:00 - 22:00 
LIVE SESSION: Czech experimental electronic scene
Kreaton Showup: HRTL, tyto alba, Wim Dehaen 

------------------------ SATURDAY --------------------------

15:00 - 18:00 
OPEN SESSION: presentations by artists
opening sessions, sharing ideas and experience

-- presentations --
Martin Tvrdý (Kreaton) - Sound designing space colonization
Jan Burian ml (tyto alba) - Ableton as a tool in the theatre
Wim Dehaen (Genot Centre) - Wavelet synthesis
Christian Kleine (Ableton) - Max for Live

19:00 - 20:30 
DISCUSSION on women and music technology
hosted by Mary C & female:pressure

-- guests --
Lena Kocisova PhD (akkamiauhiT͟Hərˈto͞oStratoFyzika) - DJ, producer, multimedia artist, promoter, coordinator, phd in art management
Maya Consuelo Sternel (a.k.a. Donna Maya, Ableton Certified Trainer, UPSTART Electronic Music Education, AUG Berlin) - musician, producer, sound engineer, educator

20:30 - 22:30 
LINK JAM SESSION / refreshment / networking

Ableton User Group Berlin
https://www.facebook.com/ groups/739401529446226/

Ableton User Group Prague
https://www.facebook.com/ groups/1813678682215821/


Admission free

Representatives of the Czech scene

A music producer focused on dance music, synthesizer virtuoso and expert. One of the active members of Bastl Instruments collective, that creates hand-made open-source electronic instruments and modular synthesizers. HRTL is currently preparing for the release of several music projects in collaboration with foreign-based labels.

Wim Dehaen
A music producer and programmer focused on experimental ambient and drone. The co-founder of the Czech label Genot Centre, that, in a short amount of time, became famous thanks to its releases and periodical sleepover shows in the Czech Republic called Silent Nights.

tyto alba (Jan Burian ml. & Michaela Švédová)
Members of the experimental rap collective Kyklos Galactikos and their experimental improvisational project. Apart from tyto alba, Jan collaborates with foreign theatrical and dance ensembles and teaches. Michaela experiments with modular synthesizers.

Never Sol
A composer, singer and pianist. Her debut album Under Quiet was reissued on the label Denovali. She has collaborated with a symphonic orchestra and composes music for theatrical and dance performances. In 2016, she was chosen for the prestigious Red Bull Music Academy.

Mary C
A music publicist, DJ and editor at Radio Wave. Together with Martin Tvrdý, she has founded the music education platform Kreaton and runs the Ableton User Group Prague. With the support of the Goethe Institute, she organizes the Music Ports sessions, that are aimed on education on the field of electronic music.

Martin Tvrdý
A music producer, composer and graphic designer also known as the rapper under the pseudonym Bonus. Currently, he is engaged with music production for film and theatre. He also teaches, has co-founded the music education platform Kreaton and, together with Mary C, runs the Ableton User Group Prague.


Representatives of the German scene

Donna Maya  

Lenka Kočisová - hiT͟Hərˈto͞o 

Mo Loschelder (Heroines of Sound)

A representative of Ableton software company

a more (TBA)



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10117 Berlin


Von: 06.10.2017
Bis: 07.10.2017


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