Ines Rieger

(born and resident in Austria), composer. Rieger earned the degree of Mag.a phil and is a Jazz singer, pianist, composer and arranger. She teaches at various universities in Austria and abroad, and has also participated in numerous CD productions. Reiger has furthermore performed at festivals, in radio productions and on television. Her work also includes that of  a journalist and an organizer; in the latter capacity, she puts together workshops, courses and festivals. She developed NVT-natural voice training–to help singers in the jazz and pop fields develop their vocal technique, and has also written specialized book.
Discography: Heaven’s waitin’ (CD), Blue Moon (CD), Angel Eyes (CD), Teach me tonight (CD).
Performances: moderator of the nighttime Jazznacht, Jazz program on radio ö1.



Ingrid Rasmusson

She is a Swedish choir conductor and composer. She was the director of Kristinakören (The Kristina Choir) from 1986 to 1992. Kristinakören was founded in 1929 under the name Svensk Damkör (Swedish Ladies Choir).
Selected works: Missa brevis, for Coro SA, text Mässordinariet.
Publications direction: Available at Svensk Musik/Swedmic AB

Kateřina Růžičková

(born in 1972, in Brno, Czech Republic, and resident there), composer. She studied musicology and aesthetics at the Masaryk University (Master degree) in Brno, and composition at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno (both master and doctoral degree). She attended composition master classes, and advanced her education at the University in Heidelberg and Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe (with Wolfgang Rihm). In 2003 she was invited to Heidelberg (Germany) as a composer in residence. In 2006 she received a commission from the International Music Festival Young Euro Classic in Berlin. She worked as a music programmer for Czech Television. She founded the women's composer group HUDBABY and a sheet music publishing company Her achievements in the field of composition were officially recognized on numerous occasions.. She composes chamber, vocal, electronic and symphonic works, which have been performed at international festivals in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Brazil and USA and published by Edition Moravia, Gnosis, Český rozhas, Lotos, Hofmeister Verlag, Radioservis.
Selected works: Four pieces for piano, 1993; sports for viola and piano, 1993; trisonance for piano, bass guitar, and percussion, 1994; až se ucho utrhne for two percussion players, 1995; something for viola for solo viola, 1995; romance for grand piano for solo piano, 1996; I'm falling asleep for mixed choir, 1997; two paraphrases for string orchestra, 1997; minus around zero plus septet for clarinet, bassoon, viola, cello and three percussion players, 1997; electronic music Between the worlds, 1998.
Awards: the Leoš Janáček Foundation Award for a best student artis (1999).

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