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The International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) is a premier forum for the advancement, dissemination and interchange of new music from around the world. Through ISCM, our members promote contemporary music in all its varied forms, strengthening musical life in their local contexts and making their music and its creators known to world.

Maria-Eugenia-Luc

María Eugenia Luc: Jing

(Submitted by Musikagileak) María Eugenia Luc (b. 1958), Italian-Argentinian composer, is Artistic Director of the Kuraia Ensemble (Group of Contemporary Music) and professor at Musikene – Higher School of Music of the Basque Country. She studied composition in Argentina (National University), in Italy (Accademia Chigiana, Civica Scuola), and in France (University of Paris), receiving technical-aesthetic orientations under…

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Janco Verduin

Wilbert Bulsink: Spelingen

(Submitted by ISCM – NETHERLANDS SECTION) Wilbert Bulsink (b. 1983) is a composer and musician who enjoys discovering new combinations of sounds and new structures in music. His knowledge of and experience in classical and avant-garde music, music theatre, pop and improvisation influence his work. He is interested in combining new and old ways of…

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Angela Del Ponte

Ângela da Ponte: Música para um ateliê

(Submitted by ISCM – PORTUGUESE SECTION) Ângela da Ponte (b. 1984) holds a PhD from the University of Birmingham (UK) and a Master’s Degree in Music Education from the University of Aveiro (PT). Presently she lives in Porto (Portugal), developing the activities of composition and teaching assistance at the Superior School of Performing Arts (ESMAE,…

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Bernhard Gander

Bernhard Gander: Blood Beat

(Submitted by ISCM – AUSTRIAN SECTION) Bernhard Gander (b. 1969 in Lienz) studied at the Tyrolean Provincial Conservatoire (piano, musical composition, conducting) and had subsequent composition studies with Beat Furrer in Graz, as well as pursued electro acoustic music at Studio UPIC in Paris and at the Swiss Centre for Computer Music in Zurich. He…

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Maia Ciobanu

Maia Ciobanu: Excessive piano II

(Submitted by ISCM – ROMANIAN SECTION) Maia Ciobanu (b. 1952) served as President of the Romanian section of the ISCM (2002-2003), Director of the Contemporary Music Information Center (1995-2003), and was the Founder and Chief Editor of the Contemporary Music-Romanian Newsletter. Maia Ciobanu has given lectures about her music at the Gothenburg Music Academy, St….

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Wojtek Chałupka (photo by Zuza Gasiorowska)

Wojciech Chałupka: Metanoia

(Submitted by ISCM – POLISH SECTION) Wojciech Chałupka was born in Kluczbork, Poland in 1999. He is studying two courses simultaneously at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, composition with Dariusz Przybylski and saxophone with Paweł Gusnar. In the 2019/2020 academic year he studied with Lars Mlekusch at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste….

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Sarah Nemtsov © Camille Blake

Sarah Nemtsov: Seven Colours

(Submitted by ISCM – GERMAN SECTION) Sarah Nemtsov was born in 1980 in Oldenburg and studied composition in Hanover and Berlin with Nigel Osborne, Johannes Schöllhorn and Walter Zimmermann. She has received numerous awards and scholarships, including the Busoni Composition Prize of the Berlin Academy of the Arts, the Deutsche Musikautorenpreis of the GEMA and…

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Cecilia Arditto standing on a railway platform (Photo by Daniel Nicolas)

Cecilia Arditto: Tissue

(Submitted by ISCM – NETHERLANDS SECTION) Cecilia Arditto, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1966, studied music at the Conservatorio Julián Aguirre, Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Música Contemporánea (CEAMC) and Conservatory of Amsterdam (cum laude); she took composition lessons with Silvia Goldberg, Gabriel Valverde, Mariano Etkin and Wim Henderickx; analysis with Margarita Fernandez. Prizes…

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Ayal Adler

Ayal Adler: Double Concerto for a Single Guitarist

(Submitted by ISCM – ISRAELI SECTION) Ayal Adler was born in Jerusalem in 1968. After receiving a Diploma in Piano and Composition from the Rubin Jerusalem Conservatory, he enrolled at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance where he completed a B.Mus. and an Artist Diploma in Composition, with Honors. He then pursued a Doctoral…

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Andris Dzenitis

Andris Dzenītis: Trataka.Point Noir

(Submitted by ISCM – LATVIAN SECTION) Andris Dzenītis (born in Riga, Latvia on 23 January 1978), studied at the with Pēteris Vasks and Pēteris Plakidis in Riga. His Sonata for violin and piano Pamestie (Deserted) was awarded the chamber music prize (1994) by the Latvian Composers’ Union when he was only 16. He studied composition at the Vienna School of Music…

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