Milena Perisic

(born in 1963 in Split, Croatia, resident in Canary Islands, Spain). Composer, pianist and teacher. She studied composition, piano and choir direction at the conservatory of Split at the Music Academy of Zagreb and University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, USA). She has been professor and head of department of composition Musikene-Superior Music Center of the Basque Country and the Conservatory of Music in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. In 2007 created the group Urania. She has composed many works of chamber music, lieder, music for film, theater and music for children, having been premiered in Spain, Finland, USA, Croatia, among others.
Selected Works: Alondra de la rosa y el reloj, s, pf; Ave María, 1995, choir (voices- bi); Búsqueda del niño perdido, pf.
Selected Recordings: Quiet Corner; Music of Archangels; Urania earthsoul; The best is now

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Milica Paranosić

(Belgrade, 19th May, 1968), graduated in composition in 1992 from the Faculty of Music in Belgrade with Srđjan Hofman, and subsequently obtained her Master‟s degree, in 1995, at The Juilliard School in New York, where she now teaches music technology. She is active as a composer, sound designer, conceptual and multimedia artist, educator and producer, associate director of the Mentoring Program at The Juilliard School, cofounder and producer of Beyond the Machine (Festival of Electronic and Interactive Music) and resident composer of Vision Into Art. Recipient of many awards: ASCAP, John Erskine Prize, Composer Assistance Program, Meet the Composer Grant, Whitaker New Music Reading Sessions she has performances of her works in Europe and the Americas: Parabaraba, Orchestra and Electronics (2002), I Remember (...summer when Gianni was killed), for Orchestra (2002), Confessions, one-Woman multimedia show (2007), I am a Bird, Multimedia piece for Chamber Ensemble, Dance and Video (2009), Between The Shoes, Dance Suite for Chamber Ensemble and Electronics (2003), Al' Airi Lepo Sviri, violin and electronics (2005), Forty Shapes of BoB, Dance music for Saxophones, Violin, Bass and Percussion (2009), Akpe, Multimedia piece for Chamber Ensemble, Dance and Video (2010), Razglednica, cantata for choir, soloists, narrator and chamber ensemble to poetry by Miklos Radnoti (2009). In 2009 she founded the Give to Grow programme using her experience and passion for education and music technology for Kopeyia, a small village in Ghana, and is now fundraising to return to continue her work there.

Mira Popović

Nata a Podgorica, Montenegro, il 9 maggio 1965. Insegnante. Ha conseguito il Diploma di Pedagogia della Musica presso l‟Accademia di Musica di Podgorica nel 1987. Ha seguito gli studi di specializzazione a Parigi presso il Liceo della Musica “Alfred Cortot” nel 1991 e quindi presso la Facolta‟ di Arte Musicale di Belgrado. Ha lavorato come docente assistente presso l‟Accademia di Musica di Podgorica ed attualmente presta la sua opera presso la Scuola di Musica di Podgorica. Ha pubblicato numerosi documenti nel campo delle metodiche del solfeggio e lo studio “Divisioni irregolari di valori ritmici – principi di scrittura musicale e di esecuzione”.