Andrea Schwab

(born in Vienna, and resident in Vienna), composer.  She studied voice with Alfred Kaufmann and piano with Elzbieta Wiedner-Zajac at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. She participated in master classes with Cornelia Prestel and received instruction from Norman Shetler . Schwab has concertized in Bern on the topic of “women who compose” with the support of the Austrian Cultural Forum in Bern in November 2006 (television appearances, ORF Lower Austria, Hofmannsthal –Haus, Bösendorfer Saal). Her artistic focus is the project “Frauen Komponieren”. Her goal is to perform the most beautiful works by women composers of various periods and make them known in Austria and abroad. She personally moderates her concerts. She is also active as voice trainer in adult education. 
Professional events Andrea Schwab is accompanied by pianist Asako Hosoki, lied accompanist to well–known artists such as Edith Mathis, Angelika Kirchschlager and others; contract-based teacher of vocal coaching at the University of Music and the performing Arts in Vienna.

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Andrea Sodomka

(born in 1961 in Vienna, resident in Vienna), composer. In 1982-89 she studied at the Academy of Applied Arts, Vienna. In 1984-87 studies at the Academy of Music, Vienna (institute for electroacoustics). In 1991-95 she was the President of the Society of electroacoustic music G.E.M. 1995-1997 curator for media Art at OK- center of contemporary art, Upper Austria, then she was member of the jury for Prix Ars Electronica 96. In 1997 curator of “Remote Sensations”, Ars Electronica 97. In 1999 lecturer on Sound Art in the 20th Century”, University of Vienna, in 2001 lectures on “radio art and radio drama”University of Music, Vienna. Since 2003 she is president of Fluss-no Fotoinitiative. Since 1996 member of the artist’s association Wiener Secession. She works in the fields of intermedia, installation, electronic music, net art, radio art, video an artistic photography.
Awards and scholarship: 2006 Award of the State of Lower Austria for Media Arts, 2005 Artist in residence at Umas, Durham, Ontario, Can; 1999 Award of the City of Vienna.

Anica Sabo

Anica Sabo (Belgrade, 3rd October, 1954), studied composition in the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, where she graduated and completed post-graduate studies with Stanojlo Raji i  and Sr#an Hofman and, where, for two years, she also studied bassoon. In 2007 she completed Ph.D studies at the University in Belgrade, in the department of theory of art and media and is now a professor of music theory in the same university. She also teaches in other university-level institutions in Serbia and Montenegro (Novi Sad, Kragujevac, and Cetinje) and is equally engaged as a composer and as a music theoretician. She composes orchestral works even though her primary interest lies in the Þ eld of chamber music. Her interest in music theory and analysis focuses on different aspects of musical form. She is especially interested in questions of symmetry and Serbian contemporary music. Her works include: Impresije, for two pianos, Igra kapi, for symphony orchestra, Diasonans, for symphony orchestra, String quartet, Akvarel, for ß ute, oboe and clarinet.