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Artistic Career     


Festivals  

  • B.P. European Music Festival, Leipzig, 1995, July 7 - 20 

  • Music Exchanges Quebec-Belgium Festival, Montreal, 1996, February 23 - March 3 

  • Ars Musica Festival 1996, Brussels, March 2 - 24 

  • Danse en vol [Dans in Flight] Festival, Brussels, 1997, April 11 - 25 

  • Festival Resonancias, Brussels, 1997, October 27 - 31 

  • 9th & 10th Contemporary Music Festivals of Chile, Santiago, 1999, November 21-28 & 2000, November 26-30

  • Musique en marge [Fringe Music] Festival, Brussels, 2000, May 26-28 

  • Krahnenbaum Company Festival, Köln, 2001, January 9-11

  • Ars Musica Festival 2001, Brussels, March 15- April 1

  • IX Festival Atempo, Caracas, 2002, July 13-19

  • 12th Contemporary Music Festivals of Chile, Santiago, 2002, November 18-23

  • IPEM 40!, Gand,  2003, October 17-18

  • Festival Syntono, Paris, November 2003

  • Tournée ‘La Pluma de Hu’, Paris, Bruxelles, Madrid,  Milan, June – September 2004

  • Festival van Vlanderen, Leuven, October 2004

  • Festival Kulturama, Leuven, 2005, February 17-19

  • Festival ‘Danse Balsa Marni’, Brussels, 2005, June 1-25

  • Next project IMMIKS2005-2008

 

 

  • World First Performances in Belgium, Argentina, Canada, Chile, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Russia, Romania, Canada, France, Greece, Spain and Venezuela

 

 

Composition Competitions 

  • Italian Prix de Rome, Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Italy, 1996

  • Prizewinners of The Horlait-Dapsens Composition Competition, Belgium, 1994

  • Belgian Artistic and Musical Promotion Award, Belgium, 1994

  • Laureate of The Younger European Composers Competition, Germany, 1995

  • Prizewinner in Competition for the Commemoration of the 50th Birthday of the Camps Liberation, Belgium, 1995

 

 

Specializations 

  • Composition: Tchaikowsky Conservatoire of Moscow with E. Denissov, 1993.

  • Composition, Musical Informatic and Electronic Laboratory: Accademia Chigiana di Siena with F. Donatoni, W. Prati, G. Magnanensi, E. Morricone, 1994.

  • Composition: Hochschule für Musik F. Mendelssohn of Leipzig, Younger European Composers Workshop, 1995.

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Pedagogic Experience     


 

  • President of Belgium French Community Music Schools Association (AEMS), since 2004

  • Director of the Dalcroze Eurhythmics Institute of Belgium since 1997,

  • Speaker in Thema Culture (Music History and Esthetics)

  • Speaker in «Kolp’s musical limits theory in relation with “out”, “off” and “over”, Universidad de Santiago (Chili, November 2002)

  • Speaker «Musical Semiology of the XXth Century», Universidad de Córdoba (Argentina, April 1999),

  • Art Esthetics Teacher, (Music School of Arlon, 1993 – 1997),

  • Music History Teacher, (Music School of Arlon, 1993 – 1997),

  • Harmony Teacher (Music Schools of Arlon and Brussels, 1990 – 1997). 

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Studies     


1997 Université libre de Bruxelles (Free University of Brussels):  
                Arts and Archeology History Graduate with honour. 
1996 Accademia nazionale Santa Cecilia di Roma (with Maestri Franco Donatoni and Azio Corghi) 
                First Prix de Rome.  
1995 Université libre de Bruxelles (Free University of Brussels):  
                Arts and Archeology History Degree with honour. 
1995 - 1988 Royal Music Conservatoire of Brussels:  
                First Prize in Composition and Orchestration with honour; 
                First Prizes in Fugue, Conterpoint, Harmony and Music History; 
                Higher Graduate in Music Notation with honour; 
                Awards in Piano and Chamber Music. 
1994 - 1993 Royal Music Conservatoire of Liege
                First Prize in Organ. 
 
 

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Miscellaneous     


Mother Tongue: French 
Foreign Languages: English (Intermediate) - Spanish (Good) - Italian (Basic) 
Member of The Belgian Composers Association. 
Black Jackets Company Founder [International Society for Arts and Contemporary Creations]. 

 

+ 338 Chaussée de Boondael – 1050 Brussels (Belgium)

( +32 (0) 25.37.47.93 ) +32 (0) 476/393.795 : pkolp@skynet.be 

Belgian, married, two children, born in 1969, March the 23rd, in Köln (Germany) 

 

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Pierre Kolp (2005)

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[Last modifications: Dec. 2006]