Pang Chun-ting: In Different Spaces

Pang Chun-ting

Pang Chun-ting (b. 1983) is a Hong Kong composer whose musical interest lies in the production of unstable sounds through the combination of pitch-based and noise-based materials. After graduating from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, he furthered his studies at the New England Conservatory and University at Buffalo. His composition teachers include David Felder,…

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Regina Irman: Schwarzes Glück 2

Regina Irman

Regina Irman (b. 1957) is a Swiss musician, music educator and composer. Regina Irman was born in Winterthur, Switzerland. In 1976 she studied music at the Winterthur Conservatory, and in 1982 received her teacher’s diploma with guitar as principal instrument. She also began to study percussion, and in 1995 received a concert diploma with distinction…

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Alexander Krasotov: Rhythmotecture

Alexander Krasotov

Alexander Krasotov (Олександр Олександрович Красотов; 5 May 1936  Odessa – 5 October 2007  Tianjin, China) was a Ukrainian composer and laureate of many national and international prizes. He attended the Odessa State A. V. Nezhdanova Conservatory (now Odessa State A. V. Nezhdanova Music Academy), studying composition with Tamara Sidorenko, piano with B. Charkovs’kyi, and musicology with…

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Anthony Cheng: Tunnel

Anthony Cheng

Anthony Cheng (b. 1974) is an international composer based in Hong Kong and Europe. He sets his music career in multi-talented ways: as a songwriter, contemporary and film music composer, sound engineer and music producer. Cheng’s music consists of an eclectic inspiration of a variety of Western and Eastern influenced musical styles. Cheng completed a…

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Heng Chen: WhyOuch

Heng Chen

(Submitted by ISCM – TAIPEI SECTION) Heng Chen (陳珩) was born in Taipei in 1990. He started learning piano and violin at the age of five and in high school studied composition and music theory under Prof. Hsiao Ching-Yu. He received his Bachelor of composition at the National University of Arts Taipei (TNUA) with Prof.…

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Andrew Staniland: Orion Constellation Theory

Andrew Staniland

(Submitted by ISCM – CANADIAN SECTION) Andrew Staniland (b. 1977) has established himself as one of Canada’s most important and innovative musical voices. His music is performed and broadcast internationally and has been described by Alex Ross in The New Yorker magazine as “alternately beautiful and terrifying.” Important accolades include 3 Juno nominations, an ECMA…

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Rebecca Saunders: dust – module 1

Rebecca Saunders

(Submitted by ISCM – GERMAN SECTION) Berlin-based British-born Rebecca Saunders (b. 1967) is one of the leading international composers of her generation. Her compositions focus on the sculptural and spatial properties of organized sound, often created in close collaborative dialogue with a variety of musicians and artists. Saunders has received numerous prizes, including the Ernst…

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Alissa Long: Popoto Waiata

Alissa Long

(Submitted by ISCM – NEW ZEALAND SECTION) Alissa Long was born in Jordan, raised in Taiwan, and is now permanently based in New Zealand. She studied at Soochow University in Taipei, and finished her Master of Arts degree in 2012. She is a composer, arranger, and educator, with over a decade of experience in creating new…

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Aurélie Nyirabikali Lierman: Kropka Na Ogonie & Soroka Fruwa

Aurélie Nyirabikali Lierman-square

(Submitted by ISCM – FLEMISH SECTION) Aurélie Nyirabikali Lierman was born in Rwanda but grew up in Belgium from the age of two. She’s an independent radio producer, vocalist and composer trying new directions by fusing radio art, vocal art and composition. Her main focus is her personal field recordings: a large collection of unique sounds and soundscapes from rural and urban contemporary East‐Africa. Sound‐bit…

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