Lina Järnegard

(born in Borkhult, 1979, resident Gothenburg/Sweden), is Swedish composer mainly in the EAM, music dramatic and chamber music fields. She studied composition at The Academy of Music and Drama in Gothenburg and graduated with a Masters Degree in 2011. Järnegard studied with Ole Lützow-Holm and Ming Tsao. She also studied at Gotland school of Music Composition in 2003-2005 with Per Mårtensson and Henrik Strindberg and in 2011 at The Royal Scottish Academy for Music and Dram in Glasgow with composer David Fennessy. In 2012 Järnegard was selected to joinTzlil Meudcan in Israel, a festival and course for contemporary music led by the composers Chaya Chernowin and Steven Takasugi. In 2010 Järnegard founded the Ensemble Dråpera together with mezzosoprano Anna-Sara Åberg and writer Signe Hammar. The ensemble writes and performs new music theatre. Their music theatre Flight, has been performed around Sweden. Järnegård has worked with ensembles such as Curios Chamber Players, Gaggego! and the German/Polish duo Frank Wörner and Malgortzata Walentynowicz. Her music has been performed in Sound of Stockholm 2013. She was elected a member in FST (Society of Swedish Composers) in 2009 and is also a member of KVAST (Female Amassment of Swedish Composers).
Selected works: Efterljuset finns, 2008, for str; Vågorna: identitet, 2011, for fl, cl-b, cor, perc, pf, vla, vlc; Identitet: ett drama, 2011, for 3 V female; White water: barcarole, 2012, for S, vl and sho; Encapsulated; embodied, 2012, for Br and prepared pf; Dråparna finns, 2009, music theatre for Mzs and electronics; Bortom sluter, 2007, music theatre scen for 7V and 7 instruments; String Quartet, 2006; Vakna, 2005 for fiati ensemble; Inom tid, 2005 for fl,vl, vlc, pf.
Publications direction: Available at Svensk Musik/Swedmic AB
Awards, selection: 2010, STIM (The Swedish Performing Rights Society), 2011 Roayl Academy of Music; 2012, Swedish Arts Council; 2010, Fredrika Bremer award; 2009 Gunnar Hoffsten music award.

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