The Association of Business and Innovation IBIZA MUSIC CLUSTER held a press conference today at its new location in the recently opened Conservatori de Musica y Danza of Ibiza, thanks to its collaboration with the Department of Education & Culture of the Balearic Islands Government.
Just when some may have thought it all had all gone quiet in the Cluster department, the Ibiza Music Cluster (IMC) is back in action, using the occasion to not only present its new headquarters but also to launch the new Ibiza Music Academy under the same Ibiza Music Cluster umbrella.
The presentation, led by Ibiza Music Cluster’s Vice President and Director of Ibiza Global Radio, Anna Tur, also saw fellow IMC board members Lenny Ibizarre and Javier Ferrer welcome Adolfo Villalonga, Professor of Composition of the Conservatory of Ibiza and Deputy Director and Co-Director of the Symphonic Band and Ciutat d'Eivissa Symphony Orchestra respectively, to the panel, due to his participation in the Ibiza Music Academy’s new course, ‘Harmony for DJs’ a module designed to bring classical music into an advanced music environment. The Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Director, Jaime Manuel Ribas was also present at the press presentation and expressed his satisfaction at having the Ibiza Music Cluster on board at the musical infrastructure, recently opened on Avenida España, 15.
The IMC board stressed their goal to help keep the wheels of the music industry turning on the island of Ibiza, by working together to achieve a higher level of competitiveness in the international market and so, strengthening the island’s position as a key reference in the specialization of research technology, musical innovation and creativity in the Ibiza music industry. Put another way, it’s all about the music…
Ibiza Music Academy
The island of Ibiza is ranked internationally as the world capital of advanced music and a positive landmark of artistic and musical trends. Under this axiom, the Association of Innovative Enterprises (AEI) Ibiza Music Cluster, declared 'Cluster of Excellence' by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism has launched the ‘International Training Centre for Innovation in Advanced Music’, to be marketed under the name of Ibiza Music Academy.
- To offer a range of courses and / or innovative training seminars in advanced music
- To interrelate and create synergies between the genres of classical and advanced music, thereby promoting Ibiza as an international reference and centre of excellence
- To help position Ibiza as a superior technology and music production district twelve months of the year
- To open an international technology centre aimed at training and attracting companies and music industry professionals around the world
Academic Programme 2011/2012
The academic programme has been established under the firm foundations of innovative and original solutions and will be taught by renowned local, national and international professionals.