Maria Kallionpää

(born in 1981, in Ulvila, Finland, resident in Oxford and Salzburg), composer. She has a DPhil in composition at the University of Oxford, a postgraduate degree in electro acoustic composition from Universität fur Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien in 2010. She has a Bachelor of Music degree in Performing Arts (piano) from the University of Applied Sciences in Jyväskylä, Finland 2007. She was a composer in residence of the Musician Society in the Turku European Culture Capital 2011 project. She has performed the final stage at the Tenso European Chamber choir Composition competition 2011. She performed as a pianist and composer in a Schumann memorial concert (electro acoustic works) at Musik Verein Wien in 2010.
Selected works: 2nd piano concerto Of the Lost One..., 2011; Celestifilia, 2012, for piano, midi keyboard, electronics/one performer; Sonnenschände/ Sonnenwende , 2011, for guitar and electronic, first performance in the Turku European Culture Capital 2011 program; Toccata, 2011, for two toy pianos. First performance at the Luxembourg Philharmonie, Rainy Days Festival; Marie's Fate, 2009, for mezzo soprano and solo cello; Zusammenbinden. Winden, Hommage a Schumann, 2009, piano, live electronics; Zahir, 2006, piano and orchestra; Einige Kleinigkeiten, 2007; flute and piano; Wind Quintet, 2009 fl, ob, cl,bsn, hn. First performance by ONM ensemble Salzbuerg 2009; Run, 2006, Estonian Kantele.
Awards: Wining the AHRC scholarship and the Scatcherd European Scholarship, University of Oxford 2011-2014.

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