the new national authority for music in Sweden now has a director-general, Stina Westerberg,who will be starting her new job on 1 May 2011, which is the starting date of the authority itself. Ms Westerberg is currently the general manager of Svensk Musik. Elektronmusikstudion will be a part of this authority from 1 May 2011.

There is a one-year sound art course, magisterprogram 60 p. (which of course will be taught in Swedish) på Stockholms Dramatiska Högskola (Stdh) previously Dramatiska Institutet. Deadline 15 april. Check the website for all the requirements.

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EMS has decided that 2011 is "Hardware year" and started the programme with the much acclaimed workshop led by hardware guru Nicolas Collins. Keeping this theme in mind, we are happy to be launching a monthly DIY get together!

De allvetande hundarna

a work combining choreography (Björn Elisson), electroacoustic music (Lars Åkerlund) and poetry (Johanna Ekström) as well as film footage by Bengt Wanselius and Stig-Åke Nilsson. The work is part of a trilogy about human beings undergoing change.

9-12/2 at 19.00

Held by Jonatan Liljedahl on SuperCollider at EMS, 19.00-23.00 on Thursdays on the following dates 2011:

On Monday 24 January 2011, 19.00-21.00 there will be a seminar at EMS, Söder Mälarstrand 61, Stockholm, held by Nicolas Collins. Free entry, open to everyone.

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