Moog Summer Camp

In Venice: the Moog Summer Camp,
for Moog and electronic synthesizers.

Conducted by Enrico Cosimi and organized by Nu Fest.
A scholarship named for the founder Marcello Mormile, with a special prize:
Moog Subsequent 25 synthesizer offered by Midiware.
grand finale concert by Adam Holzman.

the Moog Summer Camp is back in Venice, the workshop designed for Moog devicesand electronic synthesizers, scheduled forJuly7 – 10 as part of the XIII edition of theVenice Jazz Festival, the prestigious international festival of jazz and contemporary music. The 2021 edition of the workshop, historically organized by Nu Fest, the electronic sector Veneto Jazz, will be a special edition, with a  scholarship, “Big Marcello is watching you”, named for its young founder, Marcello Mormile, who prematurely passed away, and whom Veneto Jazz and the world of electronic music want to remember by supporting music and young people.

The workshop, conducted by Enrico Cosimi, one of the greatest experts in the field in Italy, is organized in 4 days of full immersion. Available for participants to use is equipment of the highest level (Moog, Arp, Roland, Korg, Arturia, Novation, Buchla, Sequential…) to explore how analog synthesis works, with synthesizers, sequencers, drum machines, polyphonic / monophonic / modular systems, hardware, virtual analog, hybrid, etc., starting with basic notions on the functioning of the oscillator-filter-amplifier, up to the subtleties of programing timbre for production and performance.

To be eligible for the scholarship, which includes free participation in the workshop and a special Prize, the fantastic Moog Subsequent 25, a powerful, compact Moog analog synth, you must write a piece of original electronic music, which will be evaluated by a special panel (details and rules).The prize is offered by Midiware, a leading company in Italy in the import and distribution of software and hardware for music production, who is a partner in the project. All participants will receive a certificate of participation from Moog and Midiware, and the software Arturia Pigments 3 12 months.

During the workshop, participants will be able to meet Adam Holzman, Miles Davis’ legendary keyboard player, who took part in the extraordinary recording of Tutuand for four years was on tour together, becoming in 1988, the artistic director of Davis’ band.  Indeed, the artist will hold a concert on July 10 (9:30pm), organized by Veneto Jazz as part of the “Miles&” project, honoring the 30th anniversary of the passing of Miles Davis (1926-1991).

The workshop and concert are to take place atCombo, the ex Convent of the Crociferi in Venice, in a very picturesque space, both functional and avanguarde, where it is possible to reserve seats at discount prices.

Organized by Nu Fest, theelectronic sectorof Veneto Jazz, partnering with Moog and Midiware Distribution.  Institutional partners: Ministry for Cultural Activities and Heritage, Veneto Region, City of Venice. Media partners: Jazzit e VeNews.

The Moog Workshop is part of “Tomorrow’s Jazz” project. Financed by the Ministry for Cultural Activities and Heritage(Jazz Competition), overseen by Veneto Jazz dedicated to the promotion of young people’s music.

Thedetails of the program of lessons and teaching materials here

MOOG Summer Camp 2021
conducted by Enrico Cosimi
July 7-10 2021
at Combo  – Venice
duration: 4 days
schedule: 10am-1pm/ 2:30 – 5:30pm

Cost of enrollment:
240 € >> early-bird price (before June 5)
240 € >> University & Conservatory students (with student ID)
300 € >> full price

with subject line: “Moog Workshop Enrollment”
IBAN: BG90INTF40015032645248

Scholarship application “Big Marcello is watching you” (includes free workshop participation and synthesizer Prize)
consult the rules here

Veneto Jazz+39 366 2700299 | +39 370 330 9353 |

Book roomsat special discount ratesc/o Combo Venezia:
+39 041 5286103-

Venue address:
Combo Venezia  – Ex Convento dei Crociferi
Campo dei Gesuiti- Cannaregio, 4878,
30121 – Venice