Samuel Hvozdík Wins the 2024 ISCM Young Composer Award

Samuel Hvozdik Exploring

Samuel Hvozdík (b. 1993 in Slovakia) has been awarded the 2024 ISCM Young Composer Award for his organ composition Magma which was performed by Swedish organist Hans Hellsten in the Fuglafjarðar Kirkja in Fuglafjørður during the 2024 ISCM World New Music Days in the Faroe Islands. The award is a €2500 commission to write a…

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Wojciech Chałupka: Metanoia

Wojtek Chałupka (photo by Zuza Gasiorowska)

(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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