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Dr. Simone Heilgendorff Project Leader and Researcher on Festival "Wien Modern"
  • Erzabt-Klotzstraße 1, Room 2109
  • 5020 Salzburg
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simone.heilgendorff@sbg.ac.at ConTempOhr at "Schwerpunkt Wissenschaft und Kunst"

Main focus of research: 

New (art) Music and music of the Baroque period, focusing on musical analysis, analysis of cultural connotations, performance practice, and the culture of musical interpretation.

Curriculum vitae:

Simone Heilgendorff, born in Leverkusen-Opladen, Germany, is a musicologist and an accomplished violist. Currently, she serves as director of the international research project "New Music Festivals as Agorai..." at the University of Salzburg, Austria.

Dr. Heilgendorff studied Musicology, Philosophy, and Psychology (Dr. phil., Humboldt University Berlin/Germany) as well as Viola (Master of Music, Univ. of Michigan Ann Arbor/USA) in Freiburg, Zurich, Ann Arbor, and in Berlin. Her studies were funded by a scholarship from the foundation Evangelisches Studienwerk.

Since 1993, she has taught music at several colleges and universities with an emphasis on the blending of scholarly and artistic practice. From January 2007 to January 2013, she served as a University Professor of Applied Musicology and Head of the Department of Musicology at Klagenfurt University, Austria where she also led the study program in Applied Musicology (BA, MA). Most recently, Dr. Heilgendorff served as guest professor of Musicology at the University of Paderborn and the University of Music Detmold (from March to September 2013), as well as at the University of Music in Stuttgart, Germany.

Simone Heilgendorff is on the advisory board of the John Cage Organ Project in Halberstadt, Germany. In January 2011, she was nominated as member of the scientific board of the Oesterreichische Musikzeitschrift.

As an active violist, she is a founding member of the Berlin based Kairos Quartet which specializes in New Music.

Publications:

„New Music Festivals as Agorai: Their Formation and Impact on Warsaw Autumn, Festival d’Automne in Paris, and Wien Modern Since 1980“ [working title], with Katarzyna Grebosz-Haring, Luis Velasco-Pufleau, Monika Żyła, online publication, Hofheim/Taunus: Wolke Verlag (forthcoming).

Aspects of (Re-)Enactment in Recent Festival Performances of Contemporary Art Music, in: “New Music Theatre – work in/and progress” [working title], Studies in Musical Theatre (special issue), guest ed. David Roesner, LMU Munich (accepted, in preparation).

Projected Resonance: Tonal Dimensions of Microtonal Composition in Music by Georg Friedrich Haas, in: Tonality Since 1950; Felix Wörner, Ullrich Scheideler and Philip Rupprecht (ed.), Stuttgart: Steiner Verlag (in print).

Wien Modern, Festival d’Automne à Paris, and Warsaw Autumn after the year 2000 in a comparative perspective: European or national forums for contemporary art music and culture?, in: Between Universal and Local: From Modernism to Postmodernism, ed. Gregor Pompe, Nejc  Skúkljan, Frankfurt/Main: Peter Lang, 2016, pp. 253–266.

Visuelle Ansätze in der Musikforschung, essay in: Visualität. Kultur. Gesellschaft, ed. Jörg Helbig, Arno Rußegger and Rainer Winter, Cologne: Halem Verlag, 2014, pp. 132–161 (Klagenfurter Beiträge zur visuellen Kultur, Vol. 2).

“Il Vuoto“: Musik an der Schwelle. ) place ( von Giorgio Netti , in: “Ratio und Intuition. Wissen|s|kulturen und Geschlecht in Musik Theater Film” (interdisciplinary gender lecture series, Univ. f. Music a. performing arts, Vienna), ed. Andrea Ellmeier, Doris Ingrisch, and Claudia Walkensteiner-Prechtl, Vienna: Böhlau (mdw gender–wissen, vol. 4), 2013, pp. 59–94.

Neue Musik als populäre Kultur? Zur Interaktion zweier Sphären am Beispiel von John Cage, in: Ereignis und Exegese – Musikalische Interpretation; Interpretation der Musik (Festschrift für Hermann Danuser zum 65. Geburtstag), hg. v. Camilla Bork, Tobias Robert Klein, Burkhard Meischein u.a., Schliengen: Edition Argus, 2011, pp. 708–720.

„Glossolalic Voices. Political Ethos, Self-Awareness, and Play in Dieter Schnebel's Experimental Compositions of the 1960s and '70s“, in: http://searchnewmusic.org/ issue Winter 2009/10.

„Neue Live-Kulturen der westlichen Kunstmusik: für eine Rezeption musikalischer Interpretationen mit Körper und Ort", in: Musikrezeption, Musikdistribution und Musikproduktion. Der Wandel des Wertschöpfungsnetzwerks in der Musikindustrie, hg. v. Gerhard Gensch, Eva-Maria Stöckler, Peter Tschmuck, Wiesbaden: Gabler, 2009, pp. 109–137.

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    On Friday, 27 October, 2017, two identical workshops on the prevention of religious radicalization ("Religiöse Radikalisierungsprävention") will take place in HS 103 of the Catholic Theological Faculty of the University of Salzburg (Universitätsplatz 1, Salzburg, 3rd floor). The Workshop I will take place from 10:00 - 12:30; Workshop II from 13:30 - 16:00.
    On 11 October, 2017, the University of Salzburg warmly congratulated graduates who celebrated their graduations and/or completion of doctoral theses.
    Rudolf Mosler, Labor and Social Law expert at the University of Salzburg, talks about the topic "Schöne neue Arbeitswelt. Wie reagiert das Arbeitsrecht auf die Arbeit 4.0?"
    The Russlandzentrum of the University of Salzburg, together with partners has organized a series of events "Schwerpunkt Russland 1917" from 18 October until 23 November, 2017.
    Jan Rybak, MA (European University Institute, Florence) Tuesday, 24 October, 2017, 18:00, HS 380 (GesWi, Rudolfskai 42)
    Project presentation and reading from "Ubuntu and the Birds".
    In the minimum time of four semesters, six students of the University of Salzburg successfully completed the course of studies Bewegtes Lernen.
    Since 1979, a congress of the European Society for Herpetology (Societas Europaea Herpetologica) has been held every two years. This year, for the second time in Austria and for the first time in Salzburg, the Congress took place 18 – 23 September, 2017.
    More than 360 exchange students from 57 countries took up their studies at the University of Salzburg at the beginning of the winter term 2017/18. Karin Dollinger and Vice Rector Sylvia Hahn welcomed them in the "Wissensstadt Salzburg". The evening was accompanied by singing students of the University Mozarteum.
    In a half-day expert conference on the topic of "Trends in ESG & CSR - 17 Sustainable Development Goals", specialists and strategists from various branches and sectors will come together to present the topic of sustainability inter-disciplinarily and practically. Organizers of the conference are Univ.-Prof. Claudia B. Wöhle, Department of Social and Economic Sciences, and CSSP (Center for Social and Sustainable Products AG).
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    Reading Action Week „Österreich liest“ at the Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg.
    Christina von Braun, cultural theorist, author and filmmaker, will be holding a guest lecture at the Unipark Nonntal (Erzabt-Klotz-Str. 1, HS E.004 Anna Bahr-Mildenburg) on 25 October. www.w-k.sbg.ac.at/kunstpolemik-polemikkunst/aktuelles
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