Free Hand lectures at UiTM, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory

Following the Free Hand Festival 2019, MCC will hold several talks on Malaysian music taking off from its recent events, in Singapore at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in October, and in Selangor in November.

Plotting Malaysia’s Musical Tapestry and The Free Hand Anthology
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Singapore 
26 Oct, 2019

Composer Adeline Wong introduces delegates to the world of contemporary Malaysian music and delves into the works performed recently at Free Hand Festival 2019, as well as the pieces selected for the piano anthology.

The lecture is part of the Singapore conservatory's symposium 'TELLING STORIES'.

Lecture: Contemporary Composition Techniques and The Free Hand Anthology
2pm - 5pm, attendance by invitation.
INTEC, UiTM Shah Alam ​
4 Dec, 2019

Adeline Wong presents a lecture at UiTM Shah Alam on modern piano techniques and will introduce pieces from its new Free Hand Anthology I as part of the demonstrations.

The half day session touches on various approaches in composition, from extended techniques and tone clusters, to aleatoric music, many of which can be seen in MCC's new publication of piano works. Amnong them are Raja Alif's Dol Said, which has sections of improvisation on tone clusters.

Other composers discussed include American modernist Morton Feldman. Attendees will get hands on experience in playing some of the scores under Wong's guidance.

The lecture is part of Yayasan Sime Darby's sponsorship.

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