Marybel Dessagnes

(born in 1970, Toulon, France), composer, arranger. She comes from a family of musicians and began playing the piano at the age of four. She won first prizes (piano, chamber music, harmony, counterpoint, fugue, conducting, composition) at the National Conservatory of Marseille and the SACEM prize. She obtained the Certificate of Aptitude as professor of art education. She first taught first in Antibes and the Regional Conservatory of Annecy and finally at the Conservatoire in Cannes Departmental the disciplines, writing/composition, analysis, musical training, harmonization keyboard and chamber music. Composer and arranger, member of the SACEM, in her creations she favors originality and new experiences, communication with others, humor and extravagance, emotion and sharing, while assuming various music influences, contemporary music of Eastern Europe, alternative pop-rock, ragas of North India. Her ongoing research in educational innovation pushed her to write the method Jeu de l'ouïe, Tous créateurs! (in three volumes, published by Billaudot ).
Selected works: Techno Jazz à Bach à sable, 2012, pf; Coquelicot, 2012, S, pf; Rouge, 2011, S, pf; Quadrille, 2011, for saxophone quartet; Espaces, 2006, 36sax; Asakheya, 2001, vlc; Solo, 1993, for chamber orchestra; Couleur Ambre, 1993, for symphony orchestra; Paradoxe, 1990, for symphony orchestra.

Contact: www.marybel-dessagnes.eu

Marybel Dessagnes (born in 1970, Toulon, France), composer, arranger. She comes from a family of musicians and began playing the piano at the age of four. She won first prizes (piano, chamber music, harmony, counterpoint, fugue, conducting, composition) at the National Conservatory of Marseille and the SACEM prize. She obtained the Certificate of Aptitude as professor of art education. She first taught first in Antibes and the Regional Conservatory of Annecy and finally at the Conservatoire in Cannes Departmental the disciplines, writing/composition, analysis, musical training, harmonization keyboard and chamber music. Composer and arranger, member of the SACEM, in her creations she favors originality and new experiences, communication with others, humor and extravagance, emotion and sharing, while assuming various music influences, contemporary music  of Eastern Europe, alternative pop-rock, ragas of North India. Her ongoing research in educational innovation pushed her to write the method  Jeu de l’ouïe, Tous créateurs!  (in three volumes, published by Billaudot ).

Selected works:  Techno Jazz à Bach à sable, 2012, pf; Coquelicot, 2012, S, pf; Rouge, 2011, S, pf; Quadrille, 2011, for saxophone quartet; Espaces,  2006, 36sax; Asakheya, 2001, vlc; Solo, 1993, for chamber orchestra; Couleur Ambre, 1993, for symphony orchestra; Paradoxe, 1990, for symphony orchestra.

Contact: http://www.marybel-dessagnes.eu

Meliha Doğuduyal

Pianist, multi instrumentalist and composer was born in1959, Istanbul, Turkey, had early training in Music from her father, a music theory teacher and trombonist Mahmut Doğuduyal. She started the formal Music education at the age of five by playing Piano at Istanbul City conservatory as a student of Ergican Saydam ve Ferdi Statzer. After graduationg from high school Ataturk Deneme Lisesi, she continued her education at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University State conservatory Piano and Composition department, where she studied piano with Suna Erel and Metin Öğüt, advanced theory with C. Resit Rey and Ercivan Saydam, modal music with Adnan Saygun and composition with Ilhan Usmanbas. Also, she attended virtuosity courses in piano, given by Aysegül Sarica, and earned a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Piano Performance and accompaniment from the same school. Receiving a scholarship she continued her studies in Holland. During the years 1991-92 she followed improvisation courses at Bimhuis, Amsterdam. She did master studies in advanced composition worked with Gilius van Bergeijk (electronic music), Louis Andriessen (general study) and Theo Loevendie (composition), and received a Post-Graduate Certificate from the Royal conservatory of the Hague. Her works are performed in many countries including England, Germany, Russia, Spain Holland, USA, Turkey and Austria. Between 1978-1996, she taught and worked at Istanbul Municipality conservatory, Istanbul State Theatre, and Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University The conservatory. Since 1991 she is a freelance Pianist and composer working and living in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Milica Djordjević

Milica Djordjević (1984, Belgrade, Serbia) graduated composition from the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, where she also finished studies of Sound and Music Recording and Production. She finished postgraduate specialist studies in composition at Conservatoire National de Region de Strasbourg in the class of Ivan Fedele (2007-2009) and graduated with honours. She continued her professional accomplishments in Paris, where she was enrolled in composition and computer music Cursus1 at IRCAM (2009/10). Currently, she is finishing postgraduate studies at HfM Hanns Eisler in Berlin, in the class of prof. Hanspeter Kyburz. Apart from this, she has attended various composition master classes, courses and the most significant new music festivals. Djordjević collaborates with eminent ensembles and performers such as the Arditti Quartet, musikFabrik, Neue Vocalsolisten, ensemble Alternance, ensemble l'arsenale, Luca Pfaff, Jean Deroyer, Sylvio Gualda, Francesco Dillon, Orchestre National de Lorraine... She has been awarded numerous prizes and awards (The Winner of the 8th TICF 2012, the Nikola Tesla Award 2012, First Prize at the ISA05, the Third Prize at the 12th YCM Apeldoorn, Prize of the City of Strasbourg 2008, Finalist of the StaubachPreis competition in Darmstadt 2008, The Alfred Toepfer Scholarship, Scholarship for talents of the Serbian Government 2008, selected for the ISCM World New Music Days 2011, nominated for the April Prize of the City of Belgrade etc.)
Djordjević's music has been performed and broadcasted in Europe, Asia and the US.
Since 2011 she is member of Klangnetz association in Berlin and the Knowledge Committee of Serbia.

www.milicadjordjevic.com