Barbara Schneider Romen

Composer. She studied guitar, recorder and hammered dulcimer at the conservatories of Feldkirch and Innsbruck, and she teaches at the Söm Music School near Innsbruck. As a performer and improviser, she has given concerts at major festivals of contemporary music such as Wien Modern, Klangspuren Schwaz and the Osterfestival Innsbruck, as well as in the USA and Japan with various ensembles, particularly as part of a duet with her husband Gunter Schneider (latest CD: Traditional Alpine Music from the 22nd Century) and in various projects with visual artists: Klopfzeichen together with the printed graphics artists Michael Schneider, Miida Seiichiro and Isomi Teruo, and Tracking Stones ‘Voices –music for stone sculptures by Kassian Erhart. Since 2005 she has collaborated with choreographer Xavier Le Roy (on Mouvements für Lachenmann and on numerous world premieres). She also composes for the hammered dulcimer and the guitar.
Discography: Traditional Alpine Music from the 22th Century with Gunter Schneider (cd)
Performances: concerts with Gunter Schneider at the festivals Klangspuren Schwaz and Wien Modern, at the Osterfestival Hall, Innsbruck and at the ORF RadioKulturhaus performance centers in Vienna and Innsbruck, “here comes the sun”, trio with Gunter Schneider and clarinetist KAI Fagaschinski at the festivals unlimited (Wels, 2007) and Kaleidophon (Ulrichsberg, 2008).

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Barbara Skrlova

(born in 1975, in Czech Republic), composer. She studied composition with Frantisek Emmert at the Janacek Academy of Music (1994-2001).
Selected works: Study of a Dancing Pierot, for flute quartet, 1991; Antifona vnitrni rozmluvy, for small orchestra, 1992; Elfi Raj, instructive music for piano, 1994; Chekhov's Cherry Orchard, incidental music, 1994; Meditation for clarinet trio and tape, 1995; Tot Efezus: The Reborn, for violin, piano and double bass, 1995; Danae, prijimaci zlaty dest, preludes for piano, 1997; Flight of a Fly, for cello and piano, 1998; Poselstvi smyrny, prelude for piano, 1999; Parsifal's Star-meditation symphony for three trombones, organ and large orchestra, 2000

Biétrix Schenk

(resident in France), composer. She studied acousmatic Art at the Conservatory of Lyon with the composers Denis Dufour, J.M..Duchenne, Ch. Maudot (Silver Medal in 1998). Her acousmatic art and video art are designed as visual and sound extensions of her choreographic research. She realizes her sound universe combining sounds, sound objects, text and voice. She designs shows of the Co. Schenk where she has been a choreographer since 1988 and has been moving towards the world of video frame since 1999. Her  acousmatic pieces and videos are shown at various events.
Acousmatic pieces: Des chevaux et des hommes, 2007; Gouffre, 2004;  quelques voix du songe, acousma-poésie, 2003, Boiredieu, acousma-poésie, 1998, Ecorce, 1998;  African Génésis, 1997; On a égorgé les fleurs ...,  acousma-poésie, 1997.
Video-acousma works: Installation: La maison de Poupée de Barbe Bleue, La Friche RVI Lyon 2007, Musée Bregnier-Cordon 2008, Festival Futura 2008, Opéra de Lyon 2008, CNSMD Lyon 2009, CRR Châlon 2010, Les JIM 2011; Le corps est une pensée .., Festival Futura August, 2009; Lab-sens, collaboration with the composer J.J. Benaily, CNSMD Lyon, February, 2009.