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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.

Sanda Majurec

Sanda Majurec: Contrattempo

(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

Norio Fukushi: Seigai-Ha

(Submitted by ISCM – JAPANESE SECTION) 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…

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Linda Bouchard

Linda Bouchard: Flocking for Orchestra

(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 photo by Stefanie Luger

Onur Dülger: Barzakh

(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

Aglaia Graf: Birth of Gods

(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

Eliott Delafosse: 1010011010

(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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Laura Manolache

Laura Manolache: Thinking EDEN

(Submitted by ARFA) Laura Manolache (b. 1959) studied at the National Music University of Bucharest (NMUB) – musicology and composition; obtained DAAD research scholarships and also the scholarship offered by the Romanian Academy. Didactic activity at the NMUB since 1991; Musicology PhD in 1995. 2006 – 2012, she acted as General Director of “George Enescu” National…

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Kristian Blak

Kristian Blak: Water & Stone

(Submitted by ISCM – FAROE ISLANDS SECTION) Kristian Blak (b. 1947) is involved in a wide range of musical activities. Based in the Faroe Islands, he composes for international classical ensembles, performs locally and tours internationally as a musician and band leader with jazz, folk and world music groups. His compositions include works for solo…

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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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