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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.

Heidi Baader-Nobs

Heidi Baader-Nobs: Evasion

(Submitted by ISCM – SWISS SECTION) Heidi Nobs was born on December 5, 1940 in Delémont. She was trained as a teacher at the Ecole Normale in Delémont, where she received her first piano and violin lessons. She then began part-time violin studies at the Basel Music Academy with Rodolfo Felicani. Due to a chronic inflammation…

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Tomasz Skweres

Tomasz Skweres: Impact

(Submitted by ISCM – AUSTRIAN SECTION) Tomasz Skweres (b. 1984) is a Polish-Austrian composer, who lives in Vienna and Regensburg in Germany. As a composer he won many prizes, competitions and received scholarships and received commissions by Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna, Konzerthaus in Vienna, Festival Wien Modern, Niederbayerische Philharmonie, Apollon Musagete Quartet and by many…

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Terri Hron

Terri Hron: Nesting

(Submitted by ISCM – CANADIAN SECTION) Terri Hron is a musician, a performer and a multimedia artist. Her work explores historical instrumental performance practice and repertoire, field recording, ceramics, movement and video. She often works in close collaboration with others. Besides composing and performing works for and with others, she produces performances, gatherings and events….

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Stefan Hejdrowski

Stefan Hejdrowski: Les Ciels Rapportés

(Submitted by ISCM – Wallonian Section) Stefan Hejdrowski (b. 1993) is a Belgian composer based in Liège. In 2016, he graduated from the Conservatory of Liège with great distinction in Michel Fourgon’s composition course. The same year, he won the Ça Balance Classique prize from the Province of Liège. His works have been performed at festivals…

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Alexandra Nilsson

Alexandra Nilsson: Öländsk Svit

(Submitted by ISCM – SWEDISH SECTION) Alexandra Nilsson (b. 1979) is a composer, musician and performer based in Stockholm, Sweden. Her work stretches across acoustic and electroacoustic music, sound art, noise and performative practices. Lyrical as well as brutal, minimalist and maximalist, her art extends the very delicate and subtle expressions to the harsh and…

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Hanspeter Kyburz

Hanspeter Kyburz: Cells

(Submitted by ISCM – SWISS SECTION) Hanspeter Kyburz was born in 1960 in Lagos, Nigeria to Swiss parents. In 1980 he began his composition studies, initially in Graz with Andrzej Dobrowolsky and Gösta Neuwirth, from 1982 to 1990 with Gösta Neuwirth and Frank Michael Beyer at the University of the Arts in Berlin and then…

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Hana Ajiashvili

Hana Ajiashvili: Cicada’s Singing

(Submitted by ISCM – ISRAELI SECTION) Dr. Hana Ajiashvili was born in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1972 and received a Master Diploma in piano and composition from the Music Sarajshvili Academy in 1995. In 1996, she continued her composition studies with the composer Vladimir Tarnopolsky at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, and worked with the Studio…

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Mihai Măniceanu

Mihai Măniceanu: Preludio e Toccata numerico

(Submitted by ISCM – ROMANIAN SECTION) Mihai Măniceanu (born in 1976 in Bucharest) studied piano (with Viniciu Moroianu) and composition (with Dan Dediu) at the National University of Music Bucharest. He completed his master course in piano and composition at the same university. In 2011 he graduated from the National University of Music Bucharest with…

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Chan Chin-ting

Chan Chin-ting: In-pulse

(Submitted by ISCM – HONG KONG SECTION) Hong Kong-American composer Chin Ting CHAN (b. 1986) has been a fellow and guest composer at festivals such as IRCAM’s ManiFeste (Paris, 2013/2018), the ISCM World Music Days Festival (Tongyeong, 2016; Tallinn, 2019), and UNESCO International Rostrum of Composers (Tallinn, 2015). He has worked with ensembles such as Ensemble…

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Nicole Murphy

Nicole Murphy: Spinning Top

(Submitted by ISCM – AUSTRALIAN SECTION) The music of Australian composer Nicole Murphy (b. 1983) has been described as ‘exquisite and sensitive’ (Sydney Morning Herald) and ‘full of exhilarating tension’ (Arts Knoxville). She has been commissioned by eminent arts organisations including the Australian Ballet, the Royal Academy of Dance (London), the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Experiments in…

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