[microsound-announce] Micro- Synth: build and play a monophonic synth Ribbon & Body controller

Antonio in.an.autumn.garden at gmail.com
Fri Jun 1 09:39:04 EDT 2012

Micro- Synth: build and play a monophonic synth Ribbon & Body controller

15 hours of workshop about the diy musical synthesizer, body-contact,
sound & recycling, performing art.

The workshop wants give to each participant, skills needed to assemble
and customize, a monophonic mini-synth with pitch control, voltage
controlled filter and LFO, playable by the ribbon-controller and
body-contact controllers.
During the workshop the participants will be stimulated towards a
practical and creative approach. First of all, from the materials of
the mini-synth (body contact surface, ribbon element) taken from
unconventional source and objects of recycling, magnetic videotape and
so on.
The workshop is open to everyone and special knowledge in electronics
are not required: it could be useful curiosity and a creative attitude
toward manual labor and some skill with the soldering iron. Tools
required, for each participant: soldering iron (25-50w) with a fine or
very fine clean tip. Small piles-scissors, some cables with electrical
measurements (not necessary) are welcome.

The workshop includes a performance of the micro. Synth ensemble.

Please contact alexpierotti at gmail.com for questions about materials
and your idea-project about the performance.

Preregistration is required and can be done by sending an email to
alexpierotti at gmail.com.
Participation fee: € 95 included electronic components-parts

Double room with half board (breakfast and dinner) per person 42 €
Single room with half board (breakfast and dinner) per person 54 €

lessons will be:
from 9.30 to 13.00 and from 14.30 to 16.00

During the remaining time you can relax in the beautiful setting. You
can extend your stay to continue the holiday with discounted rate to
10% on the official list that you can find on

Deadline: June 20th


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