Jitka Kozeluhova

(born in Prague in 1966), composer. She studied composition with Ilja Hurnik, Petr Eben and Svatopluk Havelka at the Prague Academy of Music.
Selected works: Orchestral: Concertino for Piano and Orchestra (1990); Symphony '2007'. Chamber music: Partita for wind quintet (1986); Variations for oboe and piano (1989); String Quartet (1991); To Angels, for two flutes, two clarinets, piano, and string quartet (1996). Piano: Sonatina (1986), Der heimliche Schmerz,fantasy on the theme from Schubert's Rondo Op. 84 for piano four hands (1994); Thou That Are Thirsty Come to the Waters, for alto, baritone, corn anglais, piano, and percussion (1995), Three Canticles for six women's voices, clarinet, and piano (1998).

Savvia Kozakou

(born in 1982, in Cyprus), composer. She started taking violin and piano lessons in early years and attended a numerous master classes in music performance and composition. She has studied piano at the National Conservatoire in Athens and composition at the Arte Music Academy of Cyprus. She has graduated from Middlesex University with BA in Music in composition and. She was accepted by the Goldsmiths University for the MMUS in Music Composition. She composed music for short films, for dancers and for musicians in Cyprus, USA and the UK. In 201 she studied Orchestra Conducting at Blackheath Conservatoire and is now studying Byzantine Music at the Byzantine School of Music in London. From 2009 she attended several short courses in music such as Music Therapy at Goldsmiths Colloege, Artists Management and Music industry at City University, Composition and arrangement at Ionian University, Greek traditional Music at Music Village, Sibelius Software at City Lit and Choral Conducting at Association of British Choral Directors. As well as teaching in London she has recently founded KITE Music, an organization that aims at the preservation of Greek and Cypriot culture abroad. She participated in the 30TH Education Conference in Music in Greece-2012 (member of the contemporary choir "Ae Phonae"). From 2012 she is member of Donne in Musica for Woman composers.
Selected Works: Corridor composition for Short Film, Uk 2009; Klafsigelos composition for Clarinet and piano at City University London, Uk, 2007; Asterimoi composition for Ensemble at Goldsmiths College, London-2008; String Quartet composition for Allegri String Quartet at Middlesex University London, UK-2006-2007; Fantastic Dances composition for solo piano at ARTE Music Academy Nicosia, Cyprus-2006; composition music for Piano & Violin Woman in Music concert at the Kastelliotissa Hall in Nicosia, Cyprus-2013; composition of music of Contemporary Music Concert at the Hellenic Centre for Accordion&violin in London, UK, 2011.
Awards: the Higher National Diploma in Music Studies at the Art Music Academy of Cyprus, the Turton Prize for Music Composition.

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Daniela Kosinová

(born on 8th of April 1977 in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic), composer. From the age of six she studied piano at the Primary music school in Chrudim and when she was twelve she started private organ lessons with Karel Žídek. She graduated from the Conservatory of Pardubice where she studied organ with Václav Rabas and in 2004 she finished her organ studies at the music faculty of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague with Jaroslav Tůma. In 2001/2002 she received a scholarship and studied organ with Wolfgang Zerer at the Academy of Performing Arts in Hamburg. She actively took part in the organ masterclasses of Jon Laukvik, Lorenzo Ghielmi and Bernard Foccrouell. She gave concerts in Germany, Austria, Spain and Russia and at the international music festivals in Netherlands and England. In 2003, she represented Czech Republic in a concert of new EU members in Madrid. She is now head of keyboard instruments of the Prague Symphony Orchestra FOK where she also appears as soloist. Since her childhood she has composed as well. Her compositions were broadcast on Radio WPRB Princeton in New Jersey, on Radio Mona Lisa in Amsterdam, on Czech Radio and have been performed in many concerts at home as well as abroad. She is a member of the Kaprálová Society in Toronto. Currently she composes and sings music in a style close to jazz and jazzpop. Since February 2013 she also been teaching piano in a cultural center for mentally affected people in Prague. She did her debut solo recital in Gewandhaus in Leipzig in 2007 and in the same year she has performed a recital at the Prague Spring Festival together with a British trumpetist Alison Balsom.
Selected recordings: Meeting Point, 2010, Twentieth Century Oboe Concertos, 2004; Musica Per Tibia: Ceske a Moravske Pastorely Organ, 2004.
Awards: 3rd prize and the title of Laureate at the international organ competition in Brno, 2002.

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