Michaela Eremiášová

(born in Prague, Czech Republic and resident in North Hollywood, California), composer. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Composition from the Conservatory of Jaroslav Ježek, a Masters in Musicology from Charles University in Prague, and a PhD in Composition from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. . Her music has been featured at New York City Opera's VOX Festival, New Music Festival at Bowling Green State University, Kurt Weill Festival at Berlin's Sony Center in Germany, Women in Music Festival at the Eastman School of Music, and in over one hundred national and international film festivals. She has curated by German film historian . Reinhild Steingröver Commissioned by the Kurt-Weill-Fest-Entdeckungen in collaboration with the George Eastman House and the Eastman School of Music Films by Moholy-Nagy.
Selected works: Bodas de sangre (Blood wedding) 2011-13; Tancici Dum (Dancing house), trombone quartet, 2009; Currents for string quartet, 2008; Shades for violin and koto, 2007; ONIA, for Mixed Chorus, 2007; We all have dreams , for Mixed Chorus, 2007.
Awards: Eremiášová has been named recipient of the 33rd annual ASCAP Foundation Rudolf Nissim Prize. The Prize was awarded for Emblems, an 11-minute work for solo violin and chamber orchestra. She also received two BMO (Boston Metro Opera) awards for her two co-composed operas Car Crash Opera and Bodas de Sangre. Car Crash Opera was originally composed for an animated film by Skip Battaglia and was recently recognized with the ASIFA Award for "Excellence in Soundtrack" by ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival, New York, USA; Excellence in Soundtrack Award ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival, 2011 Kurt-Weill Festival Berlin, Germany. In collaboration with composer Jairo Duarte-López; Director's Choice Award Boston Metro Opera.

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