Dejana Milošević

(Kragujevac, 18 th November, 1983), music pedagogue and composer studied in the Faculty of Arts in Zvećan (2008) with Dragana Sarajlić and with Vojna Olivera Nesić. She is now living in Lapovo, where she is professor of piano in the Bozidar Trudić Music School in Smederevska Palanka. She is a very active member of musical and artistic events in her city and in the promotion of the Women in Music Association Kragujevac. She won the First Prize in the International Composers Competition Donne in Musica 2005 with Agri Dagi, and with Etida za klavir (2009) the Women in Music project for Youth for Justice and Peace. Some of her works are obligatory in the association’s competitions for young performers and include: Waltz, for two clarinets, Waltz, for string quartet, In the Midnight, for flute and piano, Game of dwarfs, for piano, Sonatina, for piano, Kyrie eleison and Slava Tebje Gospodi, for mixed choir.

Diana Navarro

(born in Málaga, Spain, in 1978), singer and composer. As part of her training, she alternated her participation in choirs with pop bands (Pilita Calora) and other folk groups (The Gazpachuelo). She recorded two albums, which she financed herself "De noches de copla" (1997) and "Homenaje" (1999). In 2005 "No te olvides de mí" appeared, the first official album of Diana Navarro, which was followed by the album, "24 Roses", published in 2007. The next three albums were a review of different Spanish musical genres: "Camino Verde" was dedicated to a review of the coupla; her fourth album, was dedicated to a review of flamenco music and the album entitled "Género chico", was thought as a particular vision of genre Zarzuela.
Selected Recordings: No te olvides de mí, 2005; 24 rosas, 2007; Camino verde, 2008; Flamenco, 2011; Género chica, 2012; La esencia, 2013.
Awards: Between 16 and 26 years old, Diana Navarro won 19 first prizes performing copla, including the National Award Saetas Malaga in 2000 and 2002; Ondas Awards for "New Artist" 2005; Canal Sur Audience Award 2005; Award Cadena Dial 2006. In May 2006, Diana Navarro won two Music Awards (awarded by the Academy of Arts and Sciences Music Spain) to Revelation and Best Production Artist.

Contact: www.diananavarro.org

Elena Mendoza

(born in Sevilla, Spain, in 1973, resident in Berlin). She studied German Philology in Sevilla and piano and composition in Zaragoza with Teresa Catalán, in Augsburg with John Van Buren, in Düsseldorf with Manfred Trojahn and in Berlin with Hanns Peter Kyburz at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler. Currently she lives in Berlin. She is particularly interested in timbrical and dramaturgical questions. In 2007 the music- theater production "Niebla" emerged from these particular preferences for theatrical concepts touching on language, space and music and she works to spread the understanding of recent musical languages, using procedures of analysis by listening and offering composition workshops. She has worked in collaboration with various ensembles like Klangforum Wien, Ensemble Modern or Neue Vokalsolisten Stuttgart. Since October 2007 she has also taught composition and experimental music at the Universität der Künste in Berlin.
Selected works: Castillo de damas (Sog): miniatura para orquesta, 2006; Certeza- Aquí, s- cl, vl, vla, vlc, tape; Ciclo, 1999, 4 instr.; Contextos, 2000, trb, vlc, pf, tamb; Contextos- Juegos, 2003, trb; Contra- dicción, 2001, 2 vla; Dibujaba ventanas en el tiempo: para gran orquesta, 1999; Díptico I y II, 2004, cl, sax, perc, pf, vl; Dort, doch, auch, nicht, vielleicht, 2003, cor, vla, pf, tamb, cl I, cb, arp, trb, vl I, vlc, ob, cl II, vl II.
Selected Recordings: CD chamber music, Kairos- Musicadhoy- Deutschlandradio, 2008
Awards: She has won several important awards, such as a fellowship at the Academy Schloß Solitude (2008), the Musikpreis Salzburg 2011 (Förderungspreis) or the Spanish Premio Nacional de Música 2010.

Contact: www.elenamendoza.net