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Welcome to the 2018 Music in Schools and Teacher Education Commision (MISTEC) Seminar at NYU Prague - July 8-12, 2018.
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Adam Switala

University of Iceland
PhD Candidate
Reykjavik, Iceland
Adam Świtała is a composer, musician, lecturer, teacher, workshop facilitator and researcher. Currently based in Iceland. 2017-2020 Board Member of the Polish Music Council, 2017-2018 President of the Polish Association for Music Education. His professional record includes notable cooperations with theatrical directors, actors, dance and performance artists, more than 20 theatres, educational and art institutions, in several European countries and the USA, including \\\\\\"Zachęta\\\\\\" National Gallery of Art (Warsaw), HAU Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin), and many more. The core of his composer’s work is exploring music as a specific experience of time, greatly informed by the works and thought of such artists and philosophers as John Cage, Pauline Oliveros, Jerzy Grotowski and Richard Schechner.
Exploring the phenomenon of improvisation in performative arts and in education, he was part of many educational projects, facilitating workshops for children and adults, amateurs, professional artists and teachers. Trained facilitator of Rod Paton’s Lifemusic method (Lifemusic CIC, UK). As classical, folk and jazz music interpreter, cross-genre improviser and band member, he has given concerts during numerous venues and festivals.
Sunday, July 8
 

11:30am CEST

Check in and Registration Kupka Room

12:30pm CEST

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Monday, July 9
 

8:30am CEST

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Tuesday, July 10
 

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Wednesday, July 11
 

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