Tatjana Milošević Mijanović

(Vranje, 11 th July, 1970) received graduate and postgraduate degrees in composition and orchestration from the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, with Zoran Erić. She works as an assistant professor in the same department. She attended master classes with Ligeti, Penderecki, Ferneyhough, Stockhausen, Andriessen and Schaffen. Her compositions have been presented in festivals and contemporary music concerts in Germany, Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, France, Italy, Holland, the USA, Denmark and Serbia. In 1997 she represented Serbia at one of the most prestigious contemporary music events - the ISCM World Music Days 1998 in Seoul, with Sjaj Betelgeza ili tajna crvenog džina (The Lights of Betelgeuse or The Secret of A Red Giant). She won second prize at the International competition of composers in Kiev in 1995, the first prize at the Seventh International Review of Composers in Belgrade in the student category for Ludus Mimesis, two Vasilije Mokranjać awards given by the Faculty of Music in 2003 for her ballet CoinciDance and in 2008 for her symphonic composition Green with Buzz. In 2001 she was visiting professor in the composition department of The Old Dominion University in Norfolk (Virginia), and in the same year took part in the multimedia project Waterproof organized by Fort Asperen and UNESCO of which the electronic piece Tribute for Honswijk was released as a CD. In 2002 the Dance Academy in Arnhem commissioned the ballet CoinciDance. Other works include: Animula Vagula Blandula (1991), Hesperidske jabuke (1993), Sjaj Betelgeza ili tajna crvenog džina (1995), Ludus Mimesis (1998), Buzzle (2000), Tribute for Fort Houswijk (2001), Spyro (2002).

Tebogo Monnakgotla

(born 1972 in Uppsala, resident Stockholm) started to play cello at the age of ten. 1994 she began her studies in composing and continued studying the cello at Piteå College of music. Then followed studies at the Royal College of music in Stockholm, where she finished her post-graduate diploma in 2006. Her composition teachers have been: Jan Sandström, Karolina Eiriksdottir, Lars-Erik Rosell, among others. While still studying at the Royal College of music, Monnakgotla’s work Bambu i björkars språk won the prize of recommendation in the 2006 International Rostrum of Composers, the European broadcasting-co-operations competition in contemporary music. 2006-2008 she was composer in residence at Swedish Radio. Monnakgotla composes mostly for orchestra and chamber-ensemble. She has worked with, Swedish Radio SO, with her works Naissance du Jour II and Whishing; Swedish Radio-choir with her work Naissance du Jour at the Baltic sea festival; Loa Falkman, with her work Li Po under den flygande spegeln and KammarensembleN who performed her work Bambu i björkars språk. Monnakgotla is a member of the group Inversion, containing three composers and three conductors whose goal is to spread contemporary music. Inversions debut concert was broadcasted in Radio over Europe and Swedish television made a documentary about the making of the music. Monnakgotla is especially fond of using poetry in her music and this has led to a long co-operation with poet Li Li. Other poets she has worked with are amongst others, Brazilian Olievira Silveira, Swedish Elisabet Hermodsson and Ann Jäderlund. Monnakgotla is a board member of Swedish Arts Council, Folkoperans ownership Foundation and vice-chairman of KVAST (Association of Swedish female composers).
Selected works: Vattenringar, 1996, for 6 perc; Molnsteg 1995, for mixed Coro; Det speglade , 1998, for organ; Blå  ,2001, for  wind orch; Pong, for Symphonic orch; Leenden, snöflingor, stjärnor, 2006, for S, pf; Etapp, 2004, for  vl,chit; Four musical poems, 2010, for rec, lt; A dream within a dream, for symphonic orch, Ord, 2001, for str.
Publications direction: Available at Svensk Musik/Swedmic AB and by the composer.

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Vanesa Martín

(born in 1980 in Málaga, Spain). Singer and songwriter. In 2006, she recorded her first album Agua (produced by Carlos Jean). This album was reissued in 2007, including a version of "Durmiendo sola", performed a duet with David De Maria and the song Lluvia. During the following years, she toured Spain with a concert tour, composed songs for national and international artists and was the opening act in concert tour for Alejandro Fernández Spain. In 2009 the multinational recorded for Warner Music and released their second album, Trampas, produced for Bob Benozzo Milan. In 2010 she re-released the album "Trampas", which includes the DVD of the concert at the Teatro Cervantes in Malaga. In February 2012 released their third album, Cuestión de piel, produced by David Santisteban, which includes collaborations Malú, Pablo Alboran, La Mari of Chambao and guitarist Jose Antonio Rodriguez Cordoba. In October 2012 published "Ven, siéntate y me lo cuentas..." acoustic concert recording of the 17 September 2012 in the Olivar de Castillejo Foundation (Madrid).
Selected works: Agua (EMI, 2006); Trampas (Warner Music, 2009); Cuestión de piel (Warner Music, 2012); Ven, siéntate y me lo cuentas... (Warner Music, 2012)
Awards: In 2010 received the 2009 Dial Award given to Cadena Dial.

Contact: www.vanesamartin.es