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Tango for Musicians at Reed College

Tango For Musicians at Reed College takes place annually in Portland, Oregon, (USA) in collaboration with Reed Collegewith a curriculum specially designed to maximize students' learning, with rehearsals and practice that covers all aspects of tango music. The new edition will take place from June 23 - 30 2024. 
Registration is now open!

Our educational programs will give you great experience to challenge yourself to play tango music in a variety of classes and ensembles. Whether you’re looking to expand your knowledge of tango music, or experience playing tango for the first time, there’s a place for you.  By learning from some of the most renowned tango musicians in an inviting and encouraging environment, you’ll be able to expand your creativity and reach your potential as a musician or as an arranger or composer. You´ll have the unique chance to play alongside great musicians so as to gain all the performance experience you need to play in a tango ensemble with others. Since its first edition in 2014, 12 editions of the Tango For Musicians program have been taking place all over the world. TFM has presented more than 80 performances,student showcases and concerts, including recitals by students, faculty, our resident ensemble and guest artists. We have also premiered over 30 original arrangements rom our Arrangers & Composers track students. More than 2500 students from all over the world have joined our program since its first edition.

We're introducing new exciting opportunities for our 2024 edition:
  • Only one registration type. Just register, and we will find the perfect ensemble for All levels are welcome, from amateurs to advanced players!
  • We will have a TFM Community Tango Orchestra!
  • This edition will have an Advanced Pugliese Style Orquesta Típica!
  • Pre-formed ensembles will share one whole week of open rehearsals and premiere one new arrangement or a new original piece.
  • Arrangers & Composers will premiere an original arrangement or piece played by their own ensemble or the resident ensemble. An online “Musical Writing Tutoring Course” will be offered (March-May), to work more in-depth on that new music.


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