Concha Jeréz

Was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 1941. Multimedia artist, she studied piano at the Madrid Royal Music Conservatory and earned a degree in political science. Since 1991 she has served as Associate Lecturer at the Salamanca Fine Arts University. Since the end of the 1980s her compositions has been associated with radio, producing radiophonic art works for such radio stations. Noteworthy among her solo works are fifty large-format installations (many of them intermedia installations including video and sound among others. Between 1985 and 1990, apart from her artistic activity, she worked with Spain Education and Science Ministry in training of teaching and the integration of Arts in schools. She also worked with the Youth Institute, between 1986 and 1988, directing, advising and developing workshops and encounters between young artists.

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Concha Jerez Tiana

(born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, in 1941). Composer, Multimedia artist. She studied piano at the Madrid Royal Music Conservatory and earned a degree in Political Science. Since 1991 she has served as Associate Lecturer at the Salamanca Fine Arts University. Since the end of the 1980s her compositions have been associated with radio and producing radiophonic art works for radio stations. Noteworthy among her solo works are fifty large-format installations (many of them intermedia installations, including video and sound. Between 1985 and 1990, apart from her artistic activity, she worked with the Spanish Education and Science Ministry in teacher training and the integration of arts in schools. She also worked with the Youth Institute between 1986 and 1988, directing, advising and developing workshops and encounters with young artists.
Selected works: Videos: Árbol de deseos 2, 2005; Net- Opera 2, 2000. Recordings: CD Broaden in Gates. RTVE Musica, 1992; CD Ríos Invisibles. Hyades Arts. Madrid, 1994; Diario de Jonás, 1997. Other works: Argot: performance radiofónica, 1991, electr; Bazaar of broken Utopias: Obra radiofónica, 1993, tape, electr, 2 performers, 4 reciters; Broken Utopias, 1993, tape; La ciudad de agua: Doce postales sonoras de la Alhambra (y el Generalife), 1994, singer- actress, water sounds and voices, actor.

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Dragana S. Jovanović

(Belgrade, 30 th January 1963), studied composition at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade with Srđjan Hofman and Milan Mihajlović. She worked first as a music assistant for Radio Belgrade and then in the Josip Slavenski music high school. Since 1999 she has been working in the Faculty of Music in Belgrade where she teaches harmony. She has won the following Prizes and awards: II the AB RE composition prize for electrical guitar, symphony orchestra in Bologna, 1999 and she was also a finalist in the First Santa Cecilia Composition competition, Italy, 1999, as well as the Stevan Hristic Prize. Her works have been performed in Serbia, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia, the Slovak Republic, France and Italy and include: Usijanje, for piano, symphony orchestra, Message from Trafalmador, Nemiri, for string orchestra, So Far So Close, Zvrk, State of confusion, Way out; as well as music for cinema and television.