Int’l experts compare notes on music composers’ training

(VOV) - Music experts from Vietnam, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Norway, Laos and Russia are comparing notes in music composers’ training at a seminar in Hanoi on October 8-9.

Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Dang Thi Bich Lien said this is a key step for the future development of music composers. The seminar helps Vietnam update new training trends in the world and apply to teaching reality in the country.

Participants agreed on the importance of the training and development of professional music.

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They analysised the real situation of music composers’ training in Vietnam and referred to training models of the Netherlands, the Philippines and Norway.

President of the Norwegian Society of Composers Bjorn Bolstad said to attract students to get involved in music composition, Norway has implemented a project, offering an opportunity for school pupils to access modern music and symphony orchestra performances.

The seminar, co-organised by the Vietnam National Academy of Music (VNAM) and the Vietnam Composers’ Association is under framework of the Asia-Europe New Music Festival which is being held in Hanoi and Quang Ninh.