Graduating in the arts is a reason to celebrate. During the June Graduation festival, final year students present their work at various locations in Ghent.
TUNES a jazz night
For a whole day and night, jazz in all its incarnations takes over the streets and cafés of Ghent. A collaboration between the conservatory and Flat Nine vzw for Unesco International Jazz Day.
Contemporary Music Week
An interactive programme of workshops, readings and concerts with a focus on contemporary classical music. In 2013, the whole week was dedicated to the 50th anniversary of electronic music, and of IPEM, the Ghent institute for Psychoacoustics and Electronic Music.
During the Ghent Festivities, the conservatory, Trefpunt and Hardscore will be joining forces to present an eight-day music festival in KANTL and MIRY. Old favourites like the Gentse Vleugels piano festival and the International Chamber Music Festival will be sided by several new productions: Schoonzicht (‘Great View’), a series of jazz and pop concerts that will take place in the conservatory tower; and two brand new evening productions: the musical theatre production Jeliya and the unique lying down concert Headliner_.