Lisbeth Diers

(born in 1969, in Copenhagen), percussionist and composer. She is the leader and composer for the Orch/Ens Chime, Chime Transform, Chime Moto, Ice X Quintet, Katapult. Since 1988 she has been in great demand on the Scandinavian and European jazz scene. She has recorded and played with Don Elias, Anders Jormin, Django Bates, Trilok Gurtu, Isidor Chamber Ochrestra, Cennet Jönsson, Lena Willemark, Airto, Steve Swallow, Marilyn Mazur, Jørgen Emborg, Josefine Cronholm Ibis, Jazz baltica Ensemble. She appears on more than 60 record releases. Her works was written and performed live on Ice Instruments in 2009, in 2010 she participated in a Melting Down Concert with the work Ice X.
Works: CDs Chime (Spicy Tuna) 2005 and Chime Transform (Spicy Tuna) 2010; Composition for Theatre Zebu/Copenhagen (Diers/Allpass) 2011; Composition Barbidou a un Oiseau for Kopa Orchestra (Pappas Skaggs) 2011.

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Lise Dynesen

(born in 1956, in Copenhagen), composer. She earned a degree as an organist from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in 1998. She was originally part of the experimental and social music scene in Copenhagen as a freelance musician (piano and keyboards) with musicians like Marilyn Mazur, Primi band and salsa group Salsanama. She is composer of music for bands as well as stage music, organ music and cross over church music. She is organist in Sankt Jakob's Church, Copenhagen.
As a composer she has received scholarships from The Art Foundation of the Danish State (latest 2006) and D.J.F.A. latest 2011.
Selected works: Kanesang (Sleigh song) for organ (Engstrom & Sodring 1995), and a contribution to the anthology Danish Organ Music II (Kirkemusikforlaget 2010).

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Maja de Rado

(Belgrade, 1954), was born into a family in which many members have enjoyed successful careers in the arts. She studied at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade. Together with her brother, Jugoslav Vlahović, she played in one of the most unusual acoustic bands – Porodična manufakturu crnog hleba (Family manufacture of dark bread). Critics described their music as a mixture of post-psychedelic folk and traditional music fusion with a contemporary pop style. After several non-commercial singles and frequent performances at the famous Belgrade off-mainstream theatre, Atelje 212, in 1974 the group recorded their debut album Stvaranje (The Creation). However, they inevitably split up and Maja de Rado has since devoted her time to classical music (writing for choir and string instruments) and to meditational poetry. During the last decade she has been working on an artistic project based on a universal system that she created alongside the Serbian Academy of Arts and Science and which has been temporarily postponed due to her long illness.