LMTA participation in Erasmus+ Capacity Building projects:
DEMUSIS – Enhancing the Digital Competencies and Entrepreneurship Skills of Academic Musicians in Serbia for Culturally More Engaged Society (2019-2022)
The project is aimed at increasing the awareness of digital and entrepreneurial skills in music education in Serbia. Expected results: 1) modernization of curricula – the new master programme “Music in Digital Environment“; 2) continuous professional development of employees in music sector in Serbia – certified LLL courses; 3) development of digital competencies through entrepreneurship for artistic self-expression and promotion of more engaged and culturally responsible musicians committed to the civil society.
Coordinator: University of Arts in Belgrade (Serbia). Partners: AEC (Belgium), New Bulgarian University (Bulgaria), Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (Lithuania), Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag (The Netherlands), University of Kragujevac (Serbia), University of Novy Sad (Serbia), RDU Radio Televizija (Serbia), EIPIX Entertainment Doo Novy Sad (Serbia).
LMTA participation in Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership projects:
EOALAB – European Opera Academy – Competence Centre for Shared Opera Education (2018-2021)
Goals: to trigger innovation in the field of opera based on the innovative concept of shared education. This project acts as a think tank of the European Opera Academy to jointly elaborate, test and further develop innovative approaches in opera education and training to be disseminated to and exploited by other EOA members as well as other High Education Institutions and associated institutions.
Expected results: manual on shared education; policy recommendations for HEIs in opera training / innovative approaches to opera making; model of blended teaching activities on opera language teaching.
Coordinator: ZUYD University of Applied Sciences – Maastricht Conservatoire (The Netherlands). Partners: AEC (Belgium), Royal Conservatoire Antwerp (Belgium), Conservatorio di Musica Arrigo Boito di Parma (Italy), Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music (Latvia), (Italy), Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (Lithuania), Instituto Polytechnico do Porto – ESMAE (Portugal), Stockholm University of the Arts – UNIARTS (Sweden).
INTERMUSIC – INTERactive environment for MUSIC learning and practising (2018-2020)
Goals: to create an online shared Platform for the distance learning for music teaching/learning and sharing the best training practices for musicians, joint courses and online projects.
Expected results: development of the open INTERMUSIC platform; staff training; development of online courses; the internationalisation of music curriculum supported via the INTERMUSIC platform.
Coordinator: Conservatorio di Musica Giuseppe Verdi di Milano (Italy). Partners: AEC (Belgium), The Royal Danish Academy of Music (Denmark), Politecnico di Milano (Italy), Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (Lithuania).
POLART CIRCLE (2016-2019)
Goals: new tools to question to discuss political issues through art. Polart Circle is a new platform and pedagogical framework that involves actors, directors, teacher, students, theatre professionals and amateurs representing higher performing art schools and non-governmental organizations from nine European countries. It work for the development and motivation of artists, teachers, educators, emerging artists, experts and engaged citizen.
Expected results: research, workshops and practical teaching/learning sessions in European countries; development and presentation of several methodologies formalizing artistic creation processes, associating art and politics; the development of open online courses Moocs (6).
Coordinator: La Transplanisphere (France). Partners: Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (Lithuania), Teatermaskinen (Sweden), ExQuorum (Portugal), Ortzal Teatro (Spain), Volzano Theatre (The United Kingdom), Public Open University Zagreb (Croatia), Cittadinanzattiva (Italy), ODC Ensemble (Greece).
METRIC – Modernizing European Higher Music Education through Improvisation (2016-2018)
Goals: new and innovative approaches to improvisation teaching and learning, future perspectives of improvisation, networking and continuous collaboration.
Project results: online ‘Teaching and Learning Manual on Improvisation” and 3 Joint EU Modules on improvisation, all of which have been developed within the scope of the project.
LMTA shared ownership: the joint European module „International Collaboration in Contemporary Improvisation“. The module is optional (elective), available to 3rd and 4th year bachelor students of all music performance specializations, 3 ECTS for one Semester.
Coordinator: Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (Estonia). Partners: AEC (Belgium), the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp (Belgium), Sibelius Academy – UNIARTS (Finland), Hoschschule für Musik und Theater Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (Germany), Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de dense de Paris (France), Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (Lithuania), Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag (The Netherlands), Norwegian Academy of Music (Norway), National University of Music (Romania), ESMUC Barcelona (Spain), Göteborg University, Academy of Music and Drama (Sweden), University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Luzern (Switzerland), The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (The United Kingdom).
ECMA – NEXT STEP (2016-2018)
Goals: new content for European Chamber Music Academy training programme – curriculum, mobility, European chamber music expertise.
Project results: ECmaster – Joint European Master’s Programme for Chamber Music (launched in 2019), and chamber music teaching/learning manual.
Coordinator: Norwegian Academy of Music (Norway). Partners: Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien (Austria), Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de dense de Paris (France), Fondazione Scuola di Musica di Fiesole (Italy), Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (Lithuania), Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag (The Netherlands), Royal Northern College of Music (The United Kingdom).
ECTHEC – Entrepreneurial Challenges to Theatre Higher Education (2017-2019)
Project aims at exploring the following topics: teaching cultural entrepreneurship; entrepreneurship and the performing arts; new learning spaces as a part of artistic entrepreneurship; artistic response – methods of theatrical co-creation.
Coordinator: Polytechnico do Lisboa – Ecsola Superior de Teatro e Cinema (Portugal). Partners: Den Danske Scenekunstskole (Denmark), ENSATT (France), École des Ecoles (France), Fondazione Teatro da Piza (Italy), Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg (Germany), Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (Lithuania), Guildhall School of Music and Drama (The United Kingdom).
ACTA – Actor Training in a Globalised World (2017-2019)
Goals: exploration of global challenges and development of curriculum, new methods of actor training. Project was interrupted in 2018.