Anne Marie Bush

(born in 1963, in Silkeborg, Denmark), composer. She graduated from the Danish Academy of Music in Silkeborg and then moved to Copenhagen, working professionally in the music industry for several years before moving to Los Angeles. During her seven years in the US, she collaborated with Narada Michael Walden, Bill Champlin, Tamara Champlin, Greg Phillinganes, Michael Caruso, Bruce Gaitsch and Robert Palmer. In 2005 she released her single and video SupaSexual on her own label AMB Records, climbing the radio and dance charts in Denmark and has performed on nationwide TV & radio shows. She expanded her activities with extensive travels all over the world, working as a songwriter and vocal producer for recording projects both in Europe and in the US. Projects include working as backing vocalists for major artists: Britney Spears on the track I Love Rock´n Roll on the album Britney Spears and writing songs for feature films.
Selected works: In 2005 she released her single and video SupaSexual; album UnZipped, was written and co-produced by her; Feel U was featured in the film Every Day, Just me; Living Life; You're Taking My Breath Away from album Sweet Sixteen

Contact: www.annemariebush.com

Annick Chartreux

(born in Nancy, resident in Paris), composer. At the Conservatory of Nancy   she studied piano, chamber music, musical theory. She continued her musical studies in Paris with renowned teachers, where she has lived since 1973. She has dedicated her professional life to teaching and composition. She is the author of more than twenty collections and methods for piano, separate pieces, written for educational and recreational purposes, parts for youth ensembles, chamber music, published by Editions Van de Velde,Henry- Lemoine and Peer Music. Her editorial collaboration with Jean-Pierre Rubin is recent and  successful. Works published since 2001 are very original, both in training and in the choice of texts set to music. Many organizations have played her music, such as the choir and orchestra of the Conservatoire de Nevers which created the cantata «Donnez-moi la mémoire» in the Church of the Madeleine in Paris, January 27, 2005, under the direction of Michelle Ambrozetti. Also the chorus and orchestra of the Academy of Paris for two concerts in the Great Hall of Unesco in Paris (450 participants). Her recent works include a quatuor avec piano  (commissioned by the Da Camera Nevers Association) a sextuor à cordes, a mélodrame about a novel Nata Minor created in June 2005 by " Les concerts illustrés ", two poems of François Villon for choirs, soloists, horns and percussion and several song cycles on texts by Louise Labe, Catherine Pozzi, etc. As part of her work as a composer, Annick Chartreux is often invited to meetings composers-educators,  many conservatories, Canada, Lebanon, as she also has the opportunity to speak on the airwaves more specialized radios.  She also participated in several television programs as a composer, pianist and teacher.

Contact: http://www.editions-rubin.com

Antonella Barbarossa

(born and resident in Italy), composer and organist. She took her diplomas in pianoforte, organ and composition at the“Alfredo Casella”  Conservatory in Aquila and began a musical activity as performer and conductor in Italy and abroad. She also followed master classes at the University of Toronto and in Italy (for electronic music and orchestration) with Franco Evangelisti and Nicola Costarella. At the same time she took a degree in philosophy at the University of Salerno. She was professor of pianoforte at the Conservatory of Cosenza from 1976 until 1991, the year in which she became Director of the Conservatory of Vibo Valentia, a role that she still has together with that of Director of the Superior School of Music of the Polytechnic Internazionale Scientia et Ars di Vibo Valentia. She has received many honours and is also Artistic Director of the Concert Society of Cosenza and of the Cultural Association of Orte. In 2009 the Observatory of the European Parliament nominated her President of the Commission for the Rights of Men and Women within the of European Council. As a performer she has travelled throughout Europe presenting her own works and those of Bach, Franck, Liszt and Messiaen.
Selected works: She writes for chamber ensembles and for orchestra. “Fantasia sul tema San Francesco che cammina sulle onde” for youth orchestra – 2009, “Frequenze pianistiche – Il micio di seta” – 2004, “Fischiettando – Antologia pianistica” – 2002, “La musica del tramonto” – 1999, “Fantasia per orchestra” – 1998.

Contact: www.antonellabarbarossa.it