"Meaning and Meaningfulness in Electroaucustic Music" - Welcome to the EMS12 Conference at The Royal College of Music in Stockholm!

It is the EMS Network's hope that the conference theme - Meaning and Meaningfulness - will inspire broad interest among the electroacoustic music community, including composers, performers, musicologists as well as other related disciplines.

For more information on the conference please see: 


The Conference Fee for participants resident in Sweden should be paid into Statens Musikverks bankgiro: 796-4000 with reference "EMS12 (and your name)". Students: 500 SEK, others: 1500 SEK. Please show proof of payment when registering on Monday 11 June, 13-15.00 hrs at The Royal College of Music.

Sergej Tchirkov is one of Russia's top accordionists and one of the most dedicated interpreters of contemporary music. After a workshop and concert in Gothenburg, he will swing by EMS to perform and talk about an ongoing project with accordion and electronics.

He has a large repertoire and extensive knowledge of new playing techniques, and  is happy to answer any questions.

Welcome to EMS!


An artis't presentation by Zbigniew Karkowski at Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts (StDH),
Valhallavägen 189, on 8 May 14-16.00.

Karkowski is one of the most influential electronic music composers working today. Linking the worlds of modern composition and industrial music he is a pivotal figure in the development of advanced noise. Constantly on the road, he is a frequent performer on the geographical fringes of experimental music culture as well as a mainstay on the established festival circuit.