FIRESIDE CHAT WITH VASILY RATMANSKY
OCTOBER, 10 / 8:00 AM EASTERN TIME (ET)
Vasily Ratmansky is a Ukrainian/American composer pursuing his masters degree at the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber in Dresden. He has worked in commission and workshop settings with ensembles such as Unheard-Of// Ensemble, PanSonus, Manhattan School of Music Composers' Orchestra, Yarn/Wire, and William Lang from Loadbang.
Vasily is a member of the InfraSound Ensemble not only as a performer and composer, but as the video editor for their online releases. He has studied with Reiko Füting, Susan Botti, and Daniel Ott and has participated in masterclasses and workshops with Lewis Nielson, Natacha Diels, Harvey Sollberger, and Andrew McIntosh. His musical explorations are often centered around personal art music and art as experienced in safe spaces versus unsafe spaces.
We will be discussing Vasily's journey as a composer, his thoughts on the future of the composition industry, and his advice to young musicians. The discussion will be followed by a Q&A session.