Sonja Huber

(born in 1980, resident in Austria). She studied at the University of music and Performing Arts in Vienna from 1998 to 2006: composition (M. Jarrell, D.Müller-Siemens; graduated with distinction, Mag.a art.) music theory (D.Torkewitz. graduated  with distinction, Mag.a art) piano performance  (J. Vintschger,S.Möller, diploma,Mag.a art, doctoral dissertation: “The Piano Concerto after 1970)

Composition: Master classes (Helmut Lachenmann, Hanspeter Kyburz). Various prizes (required piece for 2nd International) J.Haydn Competition 2004, International Summer Academy Prague-Vienna- Budapest, Vienna Symphony Scholarship 2006). Huber conducts her own works. Piano: Master classes (Oleg Maisenberg , Noel Flores). Multiple prizewinner, pianist in numerous premieres. “My desire is to write  for an audience  that is ready to go on a “travel adventure” with my music. The essence of music lies in communication”.
Selected works: Pas de….for large orchestra;  pourquoi comment for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano. Gratwanderung for piano.
Performances: Spurensuche for orchestra, commissioned work (Vienna Konzerthaus , 2006)
Awards:  Cultural Recognition Prize for Music of the City of Wiener Neustadt (2006)

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Susi Hyldgaard

(born in Denmark), composer.
Selected works: Home sweet Home, Blush - Take your time; Dansk.

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Wendy Hiscocks

Wendy Hiscocks (1963, Wollongong, Australia) studied composition with the celebrated composer Peter Sculthorpe at the University of Sydney. In 1988 she moved to London and has received commissions, premières and broadcasts from distinguished soloists, ensembles, choirs and festivals from around the world. These have included Piers Lane and Roy Howat (piano), Rachel Nicholls and Elizabeth Connell (soprano), Madeleine Mitchell (violin), Michael Collins (clarinet), Sydney Chamber Choir, Jesus College Choir (Cambridge), Schubert Ensemble (London), King’s Lynn and Aldeburgh Festivals (UK), Spitalfields Festival (London), Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Amadeus Festival (Geneva), Radio Suisse Romande, Radio France, ABC Radio and TV, and BBC Radio 3. As a pianist, she has recorded for Edition Stil and performed at venues ranging from London’s Purcell Room to the Kusatsu International Summer Academy and Festival in Japan. A
recent recording of Wendy performing her chamber music has been released on the Symposium label. Her skills as a composer-pianist and her growing interest in film have resulted in performances at the BFI South Bank, Festivals and with Film Fugitive accompanying silent film classics, and a BFI commission to compose and perform music for a 1903 version of Alice in Wonderland.

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