Katherine Bergman: Dream Machine

Katherine Bergman

Katherine Bergman (b. 1985) is a Minnesota-based composer who draws on literature, environmentalism, and found materials to create music that has been described as hypnotic and visceral. She has received commissions and performances from leading ensembles and festivals throughout the United States, including Zeitgeist, Encore Wind Ensemble, the Gustavus Wind Orchestra, Zeitgeist, Seen/Heard Trio, the…

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Svitlana Azarova: Chronometer

Svitlana Azarova

Svitlana Azarova (b. 1976) is a Ukrainian-Dutch composer originally from Izmail, a city and municipality on the Danube river in Odessa Oblast in south-western Ukraine. After having graduated in music from Izmail Pedagogical Institute in 1996, Azarova entered Odessa State A.V. Nezhdanova Conservatoire, where she studied musical composition, first under the Ukrainian composer Olexander Krasotov, and later (until 2000) under the…

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Alla Zagaykevych: Heroneya

Alla Zagaykevych

Alla Zagaykevych was born in Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine in 1966 and graduated from Kiev State P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory (now the National Music Academy of Ukraine) in 1990. In 1995-1996 she attended annual course for composition at IRCAM in Paris, France and from 1986 to 1999 she was a member of the folkloric ensemble“Drevo” of the National Music Academy of…

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