"Composer collider" is a workshop series for composition students and alumni of different universities which should give them the opportunity to work together with a professional ensemble for contemporary music and a conductor.
Musicians of Ensemble Musikfabrik made these video tutorials in which they introduce their instruments and specific playing techniques to composition students.
Florentin Ginot explains a specific pizzicato technicke on the double bass:
Dirk Wietheger explains vertical bowing (col legno) on the cello:
Helen Bledsoe is presenting the multiphonics on her flute:
Carl Rosman is talking about the sound-category of small-interval dyad multiphonics:
Bruce Collings shows the playing technic of double bell trombone:
The following video shows impressions from one of the workshops with in Cologne:
photos ©Adam Grabolus