Detailed information CPH Experimental Music Camp 2018

CPH Experimental Music Camp 2018 is hosted 15-19 October by Rhythmic Music Conservatory (RMC). The camp caters to both professionals and students enrolled in higher education degree programmes.

CPH Experimental Music Camp 2018 is an advanced level workshop for young talented musicians, performing composers and sound artists, who wish to investigate in experimental strategies to music creation from a wide spectrum of perspectives. Regardless of form, genre and instrument.

The camp offers an opportunity to work in one of the world’s leading schools for contemporary music under the guidance of highly acclaimed artists who embody compositional and performative practices along with teaching experience at the highest level.

The camp includes five days of artist talks and presentations/demonstrations and group work focused on co-creation, interplay and critical reflection.






The program outline 15-19 October includes:

Artist talks and presentations

One daily artist talk that relates to experimentation within artistic practice.

Other than talks by James Fei, Michael Pisaro and Søren Kjærgaard, the 90-year old trans-disciplinary artist and former tennis pro, Torben Ulrich, will give an artist talk followed by a film screening. Torben Ulrich is known for his life long process of exploring the creative potentials across a diversity of disciplines, such as athletics, painting, dancing, writing, music and film.

Group sessions – Co-creation and interplay

Participants will co-create and interplay in groups of 5-6 students + a teacher, where they will work collaboratively on creating music together on the basis of scores, strategies and methods brought by the teacher.

Concerts and Critical reflection sessions

At the end of the week all groups will present their works in plenum, followed by critical reflections on the experience.


Technical requirements

Participants are encouraged to bring their own carry on instruments and gear. RMC is equipped with drum sets, pianos, amplifiers and so forth.

In the application please indicate your instrument, if you bring your own and/or if you have gear requirements. 



The camp is open to a maximum number of participants. RMC reserves the right to select the participants based on their application. If more applications are received than space allows, RMC will create a waiting list and immediately inform the participants of their position on the list.

Your application must include web links to your artistic work (sound or video, streaming only). Access to your links must not be limited by any time limits, passwords etc. RMC reserves the right to exclude applications with broken links.

Please submit your online application by Monday 6 August 2018 by 12.00 hrs, at the latest. Only online applications are accepted.


The fee is 435 EUR (3250 DKK) per person. The fee includes tuition, lunch and coffee at RMC.

Applicants selected to participate in the camp must present proof of paid fee no later than Monday 20 August 2018. Participation is only guaranteed when payment has been received by RMC in full and on time.


Participants are kindly asked to arrange their own accommodation. Good budget hotels can be found at: Cabinn or Wakeup Copenhagen, find more suggestions HERE


If a participant is not able to attend the camp, RMC does not refund the participation fee after the final payment deadline Monday 20 August 2018.


RMC reserves the right to cancel the camp in case of an insufficient number of participants, force majeure or other unforeseeable events that render the execution of the camp impossible or would lead to RMC incurring unreasonable expenses in executing the camp.

Should the camp be cancelled by RMC as outlined above, RMC will refund the participant fee in full. Claims for further liabilities or damages are excluded. This also applies to compensation claims for travel and accommodation costs.


RMC reserves the right to make changes to the programme. Changes may be made to its content, method and organization before or during the event, if necessary, insofar as these changes do not substantially reduce the described benefits of the event for the participant.


We strongly recommend that you take out adequate insurance while you are in Denmark.



Venue: Rhythmic Music Conservatory, Leo Mathisens Vej 1, 1437 Kbh K, Holmen, Copenhagen