Guest Talk – Aurelio Porfiri

We will have Composer Aurelio Porfiri in our last colloquium this semester held on 29 Nov 2016 (Tuesday) to give a talk with the topic “THE ART OF IMPROVISATION: Improvisation for music, business and life”. The talk will be started at 5:00 pm in M6094 Future Cinema Studio.

Date: 29 Nov 2016 (Tuesday)
Time: 5:00 pm
Venue: M6094 Future Cinema Studio, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, 18 Tat Hong Avenue, Kowloon Tong

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Topic: THE ART OF IMPROVISATION: Improvisation for music, business and life

Abstract:
In this talk the author intends to present some concepts from music improvisation that may be applied in other fields of activity, from business to art, from design to marketing and so on. These concepts will be shortly presented and explained, taking inspiration from the experience of the speaker as piano and organ improviser. This conference will summarize the content of a coming book of the author that will be called “The art of improvisation”.

About the Speaker:
Aurelio Porfiri is a composer, conductor, organist, writer and educator from Rome (Italy). He was living and working from 2008 to 2015 in Macau (China). He has published 19 books in Italian, English and Portuguese and around 450 articles in magazines, journals and blogs. His music is published in italy, France, Germany, China and USA. He is the founder of an ebook publishing company (Chorabooks), a music publishing company (Choralife) and a magazine on liturgy and sacred music (Altare Dei). His name is included in the Cambridge Companion to Choral Music for his contribution to Choral art.

To find out more about Aurelio Porfiri, you can check out his pages.

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