Michaela Plachkà

(born in 1981, in Opava, Czech Republic, resident in Germany), composer. After graduating from High School in Opava in 1999, she was accepted into the composition class of Mgr Edvard Schiffauer at the Janacek Conservatory in Ostrava. She graduated in 2003. In the same year she was accepted to study at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, in the class of Juras Filas. In 2006 completed a bachelor's degree in composition for chamber orchestra still life on her own text and drawings Adalbert Bat. She performed in Cyrano de Bergerac (soprano saxophone, percussion), 2001-2002, NDM Ostrava and had external musical collaboration with Arena Theatre in Ostrava. She studied at the Music Conservatory in Ostrava, majoring in art, and in 2004-2005 she contributed to the Literary newspaper (Music Tips).
Selected works: Chamber works: Disappearing touches of Spring, for women's choir, 2013; Mountains, meadows, cows, cl, vla, kyt, pno 2013; Roses for Plutos fl, vla,cl, pno 2011; About hearts and bells for string trio and piano, 2011; Graue und Blaue. Colors of your soul, for chamber ensemble, 2009; Ruhige Blumen , vla, cl, pno, quit, 2008; I'm going to be quiet, melodrama for chamber ensemble, 2005.
Selected recordings (tracks): Sure dew, the first fruit for male chorus, 1996; Three sentences bassoon three movement piece for solo bassoon, 2000; For the coming winter for two alto saxophone and trombone, 2001.
Awards: 2nd prize Generation 2004 (Piano Trio); 1st prize Generation 2005 (Dumb); Gideon Klein Foundation Prize 2006; Generation 2006-Honorable Mention (Still life).

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