Teodora Stepančić

(Belgrade, 21st May, 1982), studied music and ballet and graduated in pianoforte from the Faculty of Music in Belgrade in 2004, where she also studied composition. She gained a Bachelor and Master's degree from the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, where she now lives and works. She followed courses with Dejan Stošić, Aleksandar Šandorov, Vlastimir Trajković, Gilius van Bergeijk, Yannis Kyriakides, Martin Padding, Louis Andriessen, Messiah Maiguashka, Peter Michael Hamel, Calliope Tsoupakis and Kim Cascone. She is active as a composer, pianist, performer and improviser throughout Europe and in Israel, and her music has been presented in festivals such as the BBC Proms, Gaudeamus Music Week, Dag in de branding, November Music, Noordelijk Film Festival, Process, International Review of Composers in Belgrade, KoMA. She is a member and co-founder of a number of ensembles such as the Netherlands SZ, Den Haag All Stars, Serbian Sound Youth. She has also worked with Asko, the Holland Symfonia, Rosa ensemble, LOOS, the Netherlandse Blazers Ensemble, the Royal Improvisers Ochestra, MEA, Pre art and Tanaka. Her works include: Ropes, Strings, Poppea and three stories by Daniil Kharms (2009), Chalk (2009), Breathless (2008), Line (2006), Nature Morte, Vivante (2006), My beautiful Annabel Lee (2004), and Gvozdena jabuka (2002).