Workshops for all ages, and work for children and young people that I have done in the past.

Collaborations with and teachings to hundreds of people of all ages, and for thousands of children in 12 countries:
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Johannes Bergmark

has, except for being constantly active as an improvising musician and musical instrument builder, extensive experience doing workshops with anyone from small children on kindergartens to adult students on universities and others interested in experimental musical instrument construction, creative sound research and improvisation- and composition workshops and has many times also lectured on this and other topics. The countries in which he has led workshops include denmark, england, estonia, finland, norway, poland, sweden, turkey and usa.

se flag In sweden he has worked on the Academy of Music and Drama, Göteborg University, Gotlands Tonsättarskola, Sverigefinska Folkhögskolan in Haparanda, Fylkingen in Stockholm, a “Skapande Skola” project: ”creative musical instrument construction and composition-/improvisation workshops” in four schools in Norrtälje Kommun, four kindergartens in Stockholm and Det Stora Blå, a workshop for people with intellectual disabilities, at the Ljud@2016 Improvisation festival in Lund he had an instrument inventing workshop with children and 60+ older people at Stadsbiblioteket plus a concert with the participants.
With colleagues:
Kalv på resa (the Kalv Festival on tour), with Duo Gelland and Elsbeth Bergh (in Sjuhäradsbygden); with Martin Klapper (at Piteå Conservatory); with Herman Müntzing (at Malmö Högskola); Anders Erkéus (Låta, Soundwell) with which he also participated in Tonspråk seminars about aesthetic learning processes. On the national tour with Mubil, the electro-acoustic van, a great number of workshops for all ages were held.

no flag In norway he has worked a lot on a great number of schools and festivals with Jon Halvor Bjørnseth or Isak Anderssen at Drivhuset Musikkverksteder, or independently at Tou Scene, Stavanger, in cooperation with zang: and Ny Musikk Rogaland; with Trondheim Improvisasjonsensemble; Bergen Impro Storband and Fana Folkehøgskule at BEK, with concerts at Bergen Bibliotek and Cafe Opera; and at Røst Artist-In-Residence at Skomvær Fyr.

gb flag In england he has had a number of workshops with schoolchildren through Eyemusic / Colourscape / Fabulous Sound Machines.

ee In estonia at Tallinn Art Hall, a musical instrument inventing workshop and a concert in the SOOLO series.

us flag In Birmingham, Alabama and in San Francisco, usa, he led improvisation workshops.

fi flag In Kerava Youth Prison, finland, he had a workshop and a concert.

dk flag At Kunsthøjskolen på Holbæk Slots Ladegård, denmark, he had workshops and concerts, and at a school with Martin Klapper.

pl flag At 6 Festiwal Muzyki Improwizowanej Ad Libitum in Warszawa he had a two-days workshop in “Experimental instrument building and creative sound research” at Laboratorium, Centre For Contemporary Art (Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej – Zamek Ujazdowski). In Gdańsk, poland, he led a “Two days Musical Instrument Building Workshop + concert”, as a part of Soundplay (Dzwiękowiska) project in Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej Łaźnia (Centre for Contemporary Art) under Art+Science Meeting project.

tr flag In Gaziantep, turkey, he had a workshop with turkish- and syrian refugee children at “23 April TRT International Children and Media Conference III”, the turkish national television's yearly conference on children's culture.

be flag In Gent, belgium, he presented the paper “Composition, Improvisation and Experimental Musical Instrument Design” at Sound Work - Composition as Critical Technical Practice. The 10th Orpheus Research Seminar, at Orpheus Instituut.

He has also worked with children's concerts, sound exhibitions for children and children's theater in dk flag denmark, gb flag england, fi flag finland, fr flag france, hu flag hungary, it flag italy, no flag norway and se flag sweden.

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