Georgina Palmer: A Music Everywhere

Georgina Palmer

(Submitted by ISCM – NEW ZEALAND SECTION) Georgina Palmer began playing the piano in 2008 at the age of six. During her first year of piano studies she also began to compose, entering and performing her first solo piano work in a competition at the age of seven. Throughout school Georgina was actively involved in music—since…

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Krzysztof Knittel: AD-W 2014

Krzysztof Knittel

(Submitted by ISCM – POLISH SECTION) Krzysztof Knittel (b. 1947 in Warsaw) studied sound engineering and composition at the Frederic Chopin State Higher School of Music in Warsaw with Tadeusz Baird, Andrzej Dobrowolski and Włodzimierz Kotoński. Now he is professor emeritus of the Fryderyk Chopin Music University where he was teaching composition and interactive improvisation.He…

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Tiina Myllärinen: Kaikki kuuluu Värinä

Tiina Myllärinen

(Submitted by ISCM – FINNISH SECTION) Tiina Myllärinen (b. 1979) writes music that has been described as cheerfully inquisitive, vigorous, and original. She has composed orchestral, choral, chamber, and solo works and has also experimented with electroacoustic music and video. Outside Finland works by her have been performed in the United States, Italy, England, Austria,…

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Kirsten Strom: Ktisis

Kirsten Strom

(Submitted by ISCM – NEW ZEALAND SECTION) Kirsten Strom (b. 1994) is a young New Zealand composer, conductor and creative writer. Her award-winning music has been performed internationally, commissioned, and aired on national radio. Her work often draws from mixed media, music with a conscience, the profound themes of the Bible, and the complex beauty of…

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Paul Stanhope: Agnus Dei (Do not stand at my grave and weep)

Paul Stanhope

(Submitted by ISCM – AUSTRALIAN SECTION) Paul Stanhope (b. 1969) is a Sydney-based composer and a leading figure in his generation. He has had prominent performances of his works in the UK, Europe, Asia as well as North and South America. After studies with Peter Sculthorpe, Paul studied at the Guildhall School of Music in London.…

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