Hands OFF 2011 Theremin Symposium

HO11 will be in the same style as the first and very successful Hands Off event – a long weekend symposium of talks, workshops, masterclasses... Lydia Kavina, Wilco Botermans, Barbara Buchholz, Carolina Eyck, Thorwald Jorgensen...Theremin performances, gigs and Concerts. July 29th - August 1st 2011, Scarborough, UK.

Brief Outline of Hands OFF! 2011

Brief Outline of Hands OFF! 2011

Here is a brief outline of what will be happening from Theremin Thursday onwards.. Thursday 28th July:  Theremin Beer Launch at The North Riding Brew Pub. Friday 29th July:  informal Gathering of the Theremins – Oliver’s Mount. Buffet, meet & mingle, panoramic views, Theremin Hellos, Press & media interviews & introductions....
Hands Off 2011

Hands Off 2011

Hands Off 2011 July 29th – August 1st 2011 Scarborough, UK Click here for more info
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Classical & Contemporary Theremin Concert

Classical & Contemporary Theremin Concert

  A Classical & Contemporary Theremin Concert will take place at the Scarborough Spa Theatre On Sunday 31st July 2011. Scarborough Spa Box Office Phone: 01723 357869 You can also purchase your tickets online click here Performances from World Class Virtuoso Theremin players and Composers including Lydia Kavina, Barbara Buchholz, Carolina Eyck, Thorwald Jorgensen, Wilco...
Silas Cordeiro

Silas Cordeiro

Silas Cordeiro Canadian thereminist Peter Pringle wrote about me on Levnet forum: “Silas Cordeiro lives in the City of Vitória, Brazil, has attended a local music school, “FAMES”, (Faculdade de Música do Espirito Santo), and is a presence to be reckoned with in the Central and South American theremin scene. He is also a licensed...
RCA Theremin Project

RCA Theremin Project

During Hands OFF! 2011 We shall be attempting to build an RCA Valve Theremin using Vintage parts… I suppose technically this is classed as a Hands ON! experience here are the parts we have collected so far, the Coils are being wound… If this challenge is successfully completed it will be played at the grand finale...
Chris Conway

Chris Conway

Chris Conway Chris Conway hails from the USA but came to the UK as a child. He has been a professional musician for over 20 years and plays in many genres – jazz, singer-songwriter, Celtic, world music, new age and electronic music releasing over 80 albums. He has played with members of Jethro Tull and...
Jon Bernhardt

Jon Bernhardt

Jon Bernhardt Jon Bernhardt was inspired to buy his first theremin in 1996 after a screening of the documentary film, “Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey”. Shortly thereafter, he co-founded The Lothars, an experimental semi-improvisational band that has featured as many as four thereminists playing at once. Their CDs have received airplay on radio stations across the...
Olesya Rostovskaya

Olesya Rostovskaya

Olesya Rostovskaya (composer, carillonneur, organist, thereminist) Olesya Rostovskaya was born in 1975. Study piano at Anna Artobolevskaya class. After Russian Central Music School, from 1993 to 2000 she completes her study at Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory with specialization “composition” (class of Professor and head of CMC composition department – Albert Leman) and in 2001 with specialization...
Thomas Grillo

Thomas Grillo

Thomas Grillo If you’ve ever searched YouTube for Theremin then you will have come across introductory theremin videos by the bow tied and tuxidoed self taught theremin player Thomas Grillo. Thomas is a professional musician who has produced many video Theremin Lessons which are available on DVD. He prefers the classical theremin style but is...
Thierry Frenkel

Thierry Frenkel

Thierry Frenkel Thierry Frenkel is a French-German mathematician and computer scientist who also received a comprehensive musical education in his youth. He joined the theremin community in 2007 but he discovered after a short time that he wouldn’t be satisfied with just playing the instrument. So he started studying the theremin history and schematics in...
Wilco Botermans

Wilco Botermans

.. 1995-2000: Studied Music technology @ Utrecht School Of Arts, where he specialised in electronic and computer music composition. Loves mechanically played instruments (Listen to ’121312″). Wilco plays the theremin since 1997 and lived in Moscow twice for 3 months to study classical theremin playing and interpretation with master thereminist Lydia Kavina in 1999 and...
Thorwald Jorgensen

Thorwald Jorgensen

Thorwald Jorgensen At the age of 14, Thorwald Jørgensen started his first percussion lessons with Peter Elberse (timpanist at the Dutch Philharmonic Orchestra). After finishing high school he went on to study classical percussion at the Utrecht and Tilburg Conservatory, where he studied with Werner Otten, Hans Zonderop, Johan Faber and Peter de Vries. He graduated with...
Barbara Buchholz

Barbara Buchholz

Barbara Buchholz As a composer and performer, Barbara Buchholz has worked for a wide range of theatres; as artistic director she conceived and produced “TAP IT DEEP” – a unique blend of midified tap dance and new jazz – as well as HUMAN INTERACTIVITY – a collaboration with the Russian computer painter Olga Kumeger, among...
Carolina Eyck

Carolina Eyck

Carolina Eyck Carolina Eyck, from Berlin, Germany, is one of the world’s most renowned virtuosi on the Theremin. Created by the Russian inventor Leon Theremin around 1920, theremin is among the very first electronic instruments ever. Carolina’s musical career began at the age of 5 when she started to learn the piano; one year later...