Tatjana Kozlova Johannes

(born in 1977, in Narva, in Estonia), composer of Russian origin. In 1995, she decided to devote her time to music studies in Estonia, at Georg Ots Tallinn Music School. In 1999, she continued to study composition at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, first with Jaan Rääts. In her second year with Helena Tulve, also obtained a Master's degree under her guidance. Tatjana has supplemented herself in various masterclasses, including Bartòk Festival, Workshop for Young Composers, International Summer Course for New Music in Darmstadt, Germany. In 2003-2004 she studied composition with Fabio Nieder at the Conservatory G. Tartini of Trieste, Italy. She has been member of the Estonian Composers Union since 2004. In 2011 her work Disintegration Chain was voted among the best 10 works in the general category at the International Composers Rostrum in Vienna.
Selected works: for orchestra: The Shadow of the Scream. Works for solo Instruments and Orchestra: White Hollow. Works for ensemble: 8 Shades of my Shadow (2013); Eddy Current (2012); Disintegration Chain (2011); 30 Scales and Postlude (2011); Towards and Inwards (Dissolution); Quip (2011); Dimension of Quiescence, version of the piece written in 2009; Lovesong (2010); Doors 2.
Awards: In 2004 she was awarded the third place in the youth category at the International composers Rostrum in Paris for the work Made of Hot Glass. In 2006, Kozlova Johannes was awarded with the Kranichsteiner Musikpreis-the main award of the International Summer Course for New Music in Darmstadt, and in 2008 with the Heino Heller Music Prize.

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Teresina Jordà

(born in 1960 in Lérida, Spain). Composer, pianist and teacher. She has had numerous solo performances, with Pepita Cervera, and orchestras in auditoriums around the world. She directs the International Center for Postgraduate Cervera-Jorda. She has an extensive and award-winning discography. As a songwriter she has premiered more than 150 works and edited in CD. She is creator of the show Danzas y rosas al viento and with Pepita Cervera of the "Espacios de Música Cervera- Jordà" (Madrid) -forum meeting literary, scientific, artistic and opinion. As a researcher, she studies the Music Cathedral Albarracin and the Aran Valley Music, from which the work Resonancias acústicas sobre temas autóctonos emerged.
Selected works: Pepita Cervera: Anécdotas y Vivencias. Editorial Milenio; "Quimera azul" (books).

Viera Janárčeková

(born in 1951, in Svit, Slovakia, resident in Bamberg, Germany), composer. She studied at the Conservatory in Bratislava and at the AMU (Music Academy) in Prague. Presently she is living in Bamberg, working as a free lance composer. She successfully attended the International Courses for New Music in Darmstadt, primarily with György Kurtág, and her music is broadcast and performed at highly reputed Music Festivals – Aspekte, Vom Schweigen befreit, Unerhörte Musik, Ost-West-Podium, Melos-Ethos (Slovkie), misomusik (Portugal); in 2000, when she was invited by Gidon Kremer as Composer-in-residence to the Kammermusikfest in Lockenhaus. She has received many prizes for her compositions in Europe. After exploring different styles, oriented along classical and Czech Modern, she found her own style, encompassing highly evolved universes of resonance and sound, requirend new techniques of playing, notation, continuous refinement and enhancement of already existing ones.
Selected works: Orchestral works: De aeternitatis concentu, string orchestra with bells and viola solo, 2012; Twist, full orchestra, 2010-2011; Piano Concerto, 2008-9; Dotyk, String Orchestra, 1996; Beyond repair, 1993; Gianozzo, 1993; Ashrukantha Strings, Harp and Piano, 1991.Chamber Music: Four mutants Tango, accordion, cello 2012; Four apocalyptic horsemen, Organ, 2011; Bezirzungen, Accordion, 2011; Nonet, 2009
Awards: Seoul International Competition

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