Claudia Criscuolo (Sya)

(born 16th September 1950 in Rome), singer, composer and arranger. She studied piano and guitar. She has performed as a vocalist and recorded the CD "Fatti più in là" and the single (in trio) "Le dune". She has participated at several musical events and collaborated with the Area, Tony Scott and Karl Potter, among others. In 2001 she was the voice of the "Phonema" group and worked with the percussionist-vocalist Oscar Bonelli, with whom she realized a kind of ethnic meditative music.
Selected works: Alba, recorded in 1999.

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Dorit Chrysler

(born in Graz, 1966, resident in New York).

Composer, thereminplayer and vocalist. She received classical voice training at the Graz Opera, after which she studied musicology in Vienna and participated in the ensemble project “Halcion” in New York. Since 2001, she has been pursuing an international career with her solo project, which has included numerous releases and concerts in Japan, Australia, Europe, the USA and Canada. Chrysler has worked on film  music commissions for works including those of Danish artist Jesper Just. Her music is represented in the permanent collection of the MOMA, the Guggenheim Museum in New York and the Louisiana Museum in Copenhagen. She is founder of the New York Theremin Society and the European Theremin Association. Her solo concerts exhibit a broad spectrum of electronically created compositions that take their cue from popular, classical and experimental influences. These works employ the theremin in an independent and unusual manner. Since 2005 she has toured  the US, Japan, Australia, Canada, Brazil, & played Paris, London, Berlin, Belgrade, Stockholm, Helsinki, Mexico City, Reykjavic, Prague, Bukarest, Vienna, Switzerland, Italy , Spain, Portugal & New York. After an assortment of film &TV soundtracks, compilations, and singles, Dorit released her her first solo record featuring her theremin  in 2004.  Produced, recorded, enginnered, and performed by the artist herself, “best of “sold out quickly. In 2005 “Tiny Thrills”, a special Collectors Edition featured a collaboration with Gordon Raphael (the Strokes).
Releases /works:  Best of, solo CD (PlagDichNichtRecords, 2005);Tiny Thrills, solo CD/Vinyl/MP3 (PlagDichNichtRecords, 2006);4 WomenNoCry (Monika Enterprise, 2007).
Performances: producer and performer of the world premiere of the 10piece Theremin orchestra of the 21st Century”at Disney Hall in Los Angeles commissioned by the Los Angeles Symphonia (2007) participating performance artist at the Berlin Biennale (2008), Lincoln Center Arts Festival, New York (2007).


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Edith Canat de Chizy

(born on March 26, 1950, Lyon), composer. While pursuing studies of Art and Archaeology and Philosophy at the Sorbonne, Edith Canat of Chizy successively obtained six first prizes (harmony, fugue, counterpoint, analysis, orchestration, composition) at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris. She learned electroacoustic with Guy Reibel at the Conservatory and the Groupe de Recherches Musicales. Student of Ivo Malec she met in 1983 Maurice Ohana, she devoted him a monograph with François Porcile in 2005 (Ed Fayard). In the work of this training violinist, the concertante music occupies a special place: Moira, cello concerto, won the Prince Pierre de Monaco contest in 1999 and, the following year, Exultet violin concerto, created in 1995 by Laurent Korcia, was nominated for the Victoires de la Musique; Les Rayons du Jour, concerto for viola, was created in February 2005 by Ana Bela Chaves and the Orchestre de Paris conducted by Christoph Eschenbach. Her  works have been commissioned by  Radio France, Orchestre de Paris, ensembles such Musicatreize,  Nederlands Kamerkoor, Sequenza 9.3, Accentus, TM etc. She teaches composition at the Conservatory of Paris since 2007.
Selected works: Over the sea, for string trio, accordion and electronics, 2011; Pierre d’Eclair, for orchestra, 2010; Times, for orchestra, 2009, CD Times label AEON; Omen, for orchestra, 2006, CD Times label AEON; Dios, for a cappella choir, 2005, CD Globe French Choral Music; Les Rayons du jour, concerto for viola, 2004, CD Les Rayons du jour label Solstice; Falaises, for string quintet, 2003, CD Les Rayons du jour Label Solstice; Moving, for string trio, 2001, CD Moving label AEON; Vivere, for string quartet, 2000, CD Moving label AEON; Yell, for orchestra1990) CD Times label AEON.
Awards: 2008, named Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur; 2005, elected to the Académie des Beaux-Art, the first woman composer member of the Institute of France; 2004, Grand Prix SACEM of Symphonic Music; 1990: Prize of the Tribune Internationale des Compositeurs for her work for orchestra Yell.
Publishers: Editions Henry Lemoine www.henry-lemoine.com

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