Sanda Majurec: Contrattempo

Sanda Majurec

(Submitted by ISCM – CROATIAN SECTION) Composer and harpsichordist Sanda Majurec (b. 1971, Croatia) graduated with a degree in composition at the Music Academy in Zagreb with prof. Stanko Horvat and harpsichord under Višnja Mažuran. She furthered her studies in Semmering with Erich Urbanner, in Szombately with Michael Jarrell, and in the Darmstadt Summer Courses. She…

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Norio Fukushi: Seigai-Ha

Norio Fukushi

Norio Fukushi (b. 1945) studied at Tokyo University of the Arts and in France, where his composition teachers included Tomojiro Ikenouchi and Olivier Messiaen. Writing for both Western and traditional Japanese instruments, his compositions comprise orchestral, chamber, and solo vocal and instrumental music. He has had major works performed in the United States, Canada, Europe,…

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Linda Bouchard: Flocking for Orchestra

Linda Bouchard

(Submitted by ISCM – CANADIAN SECTION) Linda Bouchard (b. 1957, Quebec) has been an active composer, orchestrator, conductor, and producer for over thirty-five years. Winner of both Composer of the Year from the Conseil Québecois de la Culture and the Joseph S. Stauffer Prize from the Canada Council for the Arts in 1999, Bouchard received…

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Onur Dülger: Barzakh

Onur Dülger photo by Stefanie Luger

(Submitted by ISCM – AUSTRIAN SECTION) Onur Dülger, born in 1980 in Istanbul, received two BAs in composition from Istanbul University and University of Music Vienna. Two M.A.s for instrumental and electroacoustic composition from the University of Music Vienna, and a DMA at Boston University with Michael Obst, Karlheinz Essl, Chaya Czernowin, Joshua Fineberg. His pieces,…

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Aglaia Graf: Birth of Gods

Aglaia Graf

(Submitted by ISCM – SWISS SECTION) Swiss composer and pianist Aglaia Graf played her debut with orchestra at the age of 14 and began her professional musical studies in the class of Adrian Oetiker at the «Hochschule für Musik Basel» in Switzerland. After having received her Master’s in Performance with distinction in 2007, she furthered her…

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Eliott Delafosse: 1010011010

Eliott Delafosse

(Submitted by ISCM – Wallonian Section) Eliott Delafosse is a French composer and sound artist based in Brussels who is very interested in the interaction between electroacoustic and instrumental writing and the ambiguity that can exist at their border. His experience in electronic music feeds his acoustic work, and vice versa. His works have been performed…

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