Date: 07 - 09 November 2013
location: Conservatorio di Musica “Vincenzo Bellini”di Palermo
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Representatives of all member institutions meet every year at the AEC Annual Congress and General Assembly to discuss specific themes, to exchange information and to broaden their professional and personal networks.

In 2013 the AEC Congress will take place in Palermo, Italy, on 7-9 November 2013 and will be hosted by the Conservatorio di Musica "Vincenzo Bellini".  

 

Celebrating the AEC at 60:
Assessing the Past and Imagining the Future

We are delighted to invite you to join us in celebrating our 60th anniversary at the AEC 40th annual Congress, which will be hosted from November 7th – 9th 2013 by the Vincenzo Bellini Conservatoire in Palermo, Italy. 

Over the years, the AEC has become an articulate and sought-out advocate for the music sector: its working groups are cited as models by the European Commission, and area-specific platforms have provided opportunities to engage in on-going dialogue amongst peers. As the leading network for higher music education, it is also an invaluable resource: through its many activities and publications, the AEC has consistently sought both to reflect upon current practice and to “imagine the future” in a broad intercultural context. 

As we look to the decades ahead, we believe it is appropriate to take stock, measure our accomplishments,  evaluate the challenges that lie ahead,  and explore new directions and ways in which the AEC can continue – as it always has done – to provide support and advocacy as imaginatively and strongly as possible for the community of conservatoires it represents. 

Come and join in these anniversary discussions and debates, thereby ensuring a vibrant AEC and a long and healthy life to European culture and higher education in music. If your institution would like to send a representative but is concerned about costs, please consider applying for one of the Johannes Johansson Travel Bursaries.  Details of these can be found under the Documents and Images tab above.

PDF version (English language) available in Documents and Images
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PDF Programme in English available in Documents and Images
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40th AEC ANNUAL CONGRESS and GENERAL ASSEMBLY
on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the AEC
7-9 November 2013

Celebrating the AEC at 60
Assessing the Past and Imagining the Future

Hosted by: Conservatorio di Musica “Vincenzo Bellini”, Palermo

Conference Venues:

Thursday: Conservatorio di Musica "Vincenzo Bellini", Via Squarcialupo (Polifonia Seminars and working groups only) and Museo del Risorgimento (Storia Patria), Piazza San Domenico, 1

Friday and Saturday: University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, Building 19 (Educational Centre) and Aula Magna of the Faculty of Engineering


Programme
 

Thursday 7 November

‘Polifonia’ Optional Workshops, Session for Newcomers and Opening Ceremony

N.B: simultaneous translation for activities on Thursday is not provided

Conservatorio, Via Squarcialupo


Polifonia Workshops
9:30
1- Intensive Workshop on Assessment, Standards and Institutional policy (Sala Sollima)(English only) (please click HERE to register to this workshop) 

10:00
2- Entrepreneurship in Music, a “Hands-On” Workshop (Room 46/47) (English only) (please click HERE to register to this workshop)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch for ‘Polifonia’ Workshop participants

13:30– 16:30 (Conservatorio, Via Squrcialupo)
Polifonia Workshops
1 - Intensive Workshop on Assessment, Standards and Institutional policy (Sala Sollima) (English only)
2-  Enterpreneurship in Music, a “Hands-On” Workshop (Room 46/47) (English only) - until 14:45

 

Museo del Risorgimento (Storia Patria), Piazza San Domenico 1

14:30 Registration starts. The registration desk will be open until 18:00

Coffee and Refreshments available

15:00 – 16:20 AEC Council Meeting [for AEC Council members only] 

16:30 – 17:10 Welcome to Newcomers with members of AEC Council and AEC Office Team

17:15 – 18:15 Opening event

Music introduction by students of the Conservatorio

Words of welcome by:
Daniele Ficola, Director of the Conservatorio di Musica “V. Bellini”, Palermo
Leoluca Orlando, Mayor of Palermo
Giuseppe Silvestri, President  of the Conservatorio di Musica “V. Bellini”, Palermo
Bruno Civello, General Director Higher Artistic and Music Education, Italy
Pascale de Groote, AEC President
Mark Wait, President of the National Association of Schools of Music USA (NASM)

Reflections on the AEC at 60, by Eirik Birkeland, AEC Council Member, Norwegian Academy of Music, Oslo 

18:15 – 19:45 Networking and Music

Tour and music performances in historical locations in the city centre (6 ensembles, performances repeated three times)
• Cloister San Domenico
• Oratory of SS Rosario
• Church Santa Maria in Valverde
• Oratory of Santa Cita
• Church Santa Cita (San Mamiliano)
• Sala Scarlatti, Conservatorio

 

20:00 Dinner at Palazzo Butera

Participants will walk to Palazzo Butera and walk back to their hotels (walking distance – maps provided)

 

Friday 8 November

AEC at 60: A many-faceted Association for a diverse Conservatoire Sector

Venue: University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze - Faculty of Engineering and Building 19 (Educational Centre)



9:00 Buses bringing participants from the Centre to the University - Meeting Point Conservatorio

9:30 Registration continues – Networking with coffee available (Entrance Aula Magna, Faculty of Engineering)

10:00 – 11:00 Plenary Session I - Keynote Speech (Aula Magna, Faculty of Engineering)

Music Introduction by the students of the Conservatorio
Introduction to the Day by Pascale de Groote, AEC President
Keynote Speech by Bernard Foccroulle, Organ Professor at the Conservatoire Royal de Musique -  Brussels, Director of the International  Aix en Provence Festival

11:00 – 12:00 Plenary Session II - Panel 1
'Outliers' and the mainstream: sharing special expertise to mutual benefit, from Early Music to Jazz, Pop, and Research (Aula Magna, Faculty of Engineering)

Introduction and Moderation by Rineke Smilde,  Prince Claus Conservatoire, Groningen

Stefan Heckel, Kunstuniversität Graz, Chair of the AEC Pop & Jazz Platform (PJP) Working Group
Udo Dahmen, Popakademie Baden-Württemberg
Terrell Stone, Conservatorio “A. Pedrollo”, Vicenza, Representative of the AEC Early Music Platform (EMP) Working Group 
Elisabeth Gutjahr, Musikhochschule Trossingen
Peter Dejans , Orpheus Institute, Ghent, Chair of the AEC European Platform for Artistic Research in Music (EPARM) Working Group
Helena Gaunt, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London


12:00 - 12:30 Informal Networking with Refreshments (Engineering Building)

12:30 – 13:30 Plenary Session III - Panel 2
Thinking "International": Strategic Challenges in a Globalized World for International Coordinators, Teachers and Students (Aula Magna, Faculty of Engineering)

Introduction and Moderation by Deborah Kelleher, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin

Rima Rimsaite, Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Vilnius, Representative of the AEC International Relations Coordinators’ Meeting (IRC) Working Group 
Lucia di Cecca, Conservatorio di Musica “L. Refice”, Frosinone
Kaarlo Hilden, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Chair of Polifonia Working Group on  Vocal and Instrumental Teachers Training (INVITE, 2007-2010)
Jacques Moreau, Cefedem Rhône-Alpes, Lyon

• Lucia D'Anna, Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano

 Paolo Gasparin, Conservatorio di Musica "A. Steffani", Castelfranco Veneto, President of the Italian Conservatoires Students Association

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch (Building 19, Educational Centre)

15:00 – 16:15 Breakout Sessions (12 Rooms in Building 19, Educational Centre)

Council members will act as moderators; a set of indicative questions will be provided to each moderator

16:15 – 16:45  Informal Networking with Refreshments (Building 19, Educational Centre)


16:45 – 18:30 Plenary Session IV - Panel 3 - Future Directions: Reinventing ourselves to remain true to our mission (Aula Magna, Faculty of Engineering)

Music Introduction by the students of the Conservatorio

Moderator:  Henk van der Meulen, Royal Conservatoire The Hague
Valentina Dediu Sandu, National University of Music, Bucharest 
Marc-Olivier Dupin, Pôle d’Enseignement Supérieur de la Musique 93 Seine-Saint-Denis Ile-de-France 
Deborah Kelleher, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin
Rineke Smilde, Prince Claus Conservatoire, Groningen
Henrik Sveidhal, Rhythmic Conservatoire, Copenhagen
Martin Ullrich, Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg
Giuseppe Silvestri, Conservatorio di Musica "V.Bellini", Palermo


Free Evening, please see the List of Restaurants

 

Saturday 9 November

General Assembly, News on the ‘Polifonia’ Project, Thoughts from the Membership and Closing Session

Venue: University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze - Faculty of Engineering and Building 19 (Educational Centre) 


8:30 Buses bringing the participants from the city centre (Conservatorio) to the University - Meeting Point Conservatorio

9:15 – 9:45 Registration for the AEC General Assembly (Entrance Aula Magna, Faculty of Engineering)

All active members need to sign up to get their voting form
 

Music Introduction by the students of the Conservatorio, leading into:
09:45 – 11:45 AEC General Assembly 2013 (Aula Magna, Faculty of Engineering)


11:45 – 12:15 Networking with Refreshments (Building 19, Educational Centre)


12:15 – 12:45 Information Forum (Aula Magna, Faculty of Engineering)

5 presentations by AEC members
Announcement of elections’ results

12:45 – 13:30 The ERASMUS Network for Music Polifonia 2011-14 (Aula Magna, Faculty of Engineering)

Ester Tomasi Fumics, Chair WG1 on Assessment and Standards
Peter Dejans,  Chair WG2 on Artistic Research
Stefan Gies, Chair WG3 on Quality Enhancement, Accreditation and Benchmarking
Gretchen Amussen, Chair WG4 on  Lifelong Learning: Education for Entrepreneurship
Keld Hosbond/Rineke Smilde, Chair WG5 on Mobility, Recognition and Joint Programs

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch (Building 19, Educational Centre)

15:00 – 16:15 Thoughts from the AEC Membership (Building 19, Educational Centre)


Group A: Assessment, Standards & Recognition
Group B: Quality Enhancement and Accreditation - Proposal for AEC to establish an independent European Body for Higher Music Education
Group C: The Musicians as creative entrepreneur and future AEC congresses
Group D: Can ranking be made to work for conservatoires? - finding indicators that reflect the activities and outputs which we value most
Group E: The AEC in the world: Partnerships & Affiliations

16:15 – 16:45 Networking with refreshments (Building 19, Educational Centre)

16:45 – 17:30 Regional Meetings with Council Members (12 Rooms in Building 19, Educational Centre)

Moderated by Council Members

17:30 Buses to Teatro Massimo

19:00 Closing Session at Teatro Massimo 

Announcement of the venue for the AEC Congress 2014

Closing remarks 

19:30 Concert (Teatro Massimo)

20:30 Dinner at Teatro Massimo


 

You can find the documents for the General Assembly 2013 in "Documents and Images"

Veulliez trouver les documents pour l'Assemblée générale 2013 dans "Documents and Images"

Die Unterlagen für die AEC-Generalversammlung 2013 befinden sich in "Documents and Images".

Registration AEC Annual Congress 2013

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Polifonia Seminars
1- Intensive Workshop on Assessment, Standards and Institutional policy (English only) (please click HERE to register to this workshop)
2- Entrepreneurship in Music, a “Hands-On” Workshop (English only) (please click HERE to register to this workshop)

 

 

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Information fee payment AEC Annual Congress 2013

 

Amount of the Registration Fee

 
Category If the payment is made by October 1st If the payment is done after October 1st


Representative of AEC member institution
 


165 euro


200 euro

Representative of non-member institutions
 
465 euro 500 euro

Student from an AEC member institution
 
100 euro 140 euro
Other student 165 euro 200 euro



The participation fee includes:
• conference documents
• participation to all plenary and parallel session
• participation to the networking moments
• simultaneous translation in English, French and German of all plenary sessions on Friday 8th November and Saturday 9th November
• possibility to display information brochures posters and materials about AEC members institutions
• Coffee Breaks
• Two organized Dinners (Thursday 7 and Saturday 9)
• Two organized Lunches (Friday 8 and Saturday 9)
• Shuttle bus service from and to the Meeting Point (Conservatorio) to the University of Palermo, Pavillion 19 (Congress Venue) at the scheduled pick up times
• Concerts organized by the hosting institution
• Assistance by the AEC Office Staff

The participation fee will not be reimbursed for cancellations notified after October 1

If your institution would like to send a representative but is concerned about these fees when combined with the costs of travel and accommodation, please consider applying for one of the Johannes Johansson Travel Bursaries.  Details of these can be found under the Documents and Images tab above. 

Bank details for payments


BNP Paribas Fortis
Kantoor Sint-Amandsberg, Antwerpsesteenweg 242
9040 Sint-Amandsberg, Belgium
Account Holder AEC-Music
IBAN: BE47 0016 8894 2980
SWIFT/BIC Code: GEBABEBB
VAT number/ N° TVA/ USt-IdNr. BE 503 980 425

When making the transfer, please clearly quote:

• Invoice number

or
• the code of the event (Congress 2013)
• the last name of the participant

Map of Locations AEC Annual Congress and General Assembly 2013 in Palermo

includes:

- Hotels
- Conservatorio "V. Bellini" (Polifonia Workshop on Thursday)
- Museo del Risorgimento Storia Patria (Registration, Necomers Session and Opening Event)
- Palazzo Butera (Dinner on Thursday)
- University of Palermo (Friday and Saturday)
- Teatro Massimo (Closing Concert and Dinner on Saturday)



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