Molly Teleman

(born in Norrköping, resident Norrköping/Sweden), is mainly a classical chamber composer but she also writes for larger ensembles and orchestras. As a child she began to compose songs and stories, played cornet, violin and piano and later on she also studied voice. Her music has often included different techniques, but now she is more focused on impressionistic sound creation. Teleman studied composition with David Swärd in Norrköping, Sverker Magnusson at Ingesund's Folkhögskola 2001-2003, Arvika and continued studies at the Academy of Music at Karlstad University in the composition pedagogue program 2003-2005 followed by studies at the Grieg Academy in Bergen, Norway in 2005-2007 with Morten Eide Pedersen. Here she also studied piano and voice. After her studies 2007, she worked as a culture writer in her hometown Norrrköping.
Selected works: Notturno II, 2003, for cA, pf; lyrics by L. Moodysson; Väntan, 2006, for Mzs, pf; Präludium och Fantasie, 2006, for pf; Synekdoke, 2005, for pf; Tolvtonsstycken om insekter för piano, 2005, for pf; Vårmelodi, 2005, for cl; Concrete Flower, 2005, for fl, cl; E.S.C., 2005, for 3 perc; Tre Romanser, 2003-04, for 3 vl; Utan tvekan, wedding melody for vl, 2005.
Publication direction: Available at Svensk Musik/Swedmic AB

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Montserrat Torras

(Barcelona, 1973) earned her B.M. at the Conservatori Superior de Música del Liceu. She holds an M.M and a D.M.A. in Composition from the New England Conservatory of Boston, where she studied with composers Michael Gandolfi and Lee Hyla. Ms. Torras has been invited to several summer festivals such as the Tanglewood Music Festival and attended master classes with composers George Benjamin, Osvaldo Golijov, and Augusta Read Thomas. Ms. Torras has been commissioned by L‟Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya, l‟Auditorio Nacional de Música, Collage New Music, Tanglewood Music Center, Boston University Tanglewood Institute, and her music has been performed by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, NEC Honors Orchestra, and Fromm Players. She has been the recipient of the Donald Martino Award for Excellence in Composition, the BMOP/ NEC Composition Contest, the Honors String Quartet Competition, Fundación Autor Grant, the Tourjeé Alumni Award, and the NEC Merit Scholarship. Her work Hèlix, for large orchestra was premiered in Barcelona in 2010.


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Montserrat Torras Salvador

(born in 1973 in Barcelona, Spain). Composer and teacher. She earned her B.M. at the Conservatori Superior de Música del Liceu. She holds an M.M and a D.M.A. in Composition from the New England Conservatory of Boston, where she studied with composers Michael Gandolfi and Lee Hyla. Ms. Torras has been invited to several summer festivals such as the Tanglewood Music Festival and attended master classes with composers George Benjamin, Osvaldo Golijov, and Augusta Read Thomas. Ms. Torras has been commissioned by L'Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya, l'Auditorio Nacional de Música, Collage New Music, Tanglewood Music Center, Boston University Tanglewood Institute. Her music has been performed by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, NEC Honors Orchestra, and Fromm Players. She was the recipient of the Donald Martino Award for Excellence in Composition, the BMOP/ NEC Composition Contest, the Honors String Quartet Competition, Fundación Autor Grant, the Tourjeé Alumni Award, and the NEC Merit Scholarship. Her work Hèlix, for large orchestra was premiered in Barcelona in 2010.
Selected Works: Abans, 2002, camera orchestra; Album para Sofía (Motive 3), 2007, mz, electr; Cross- Pollination (1. Unfolding the weight of silence- 2. A woman´s touch: liquid courage- 3. Hunger: hints of something sweet- 4. Justice: immortal passion), 2007, vl, perc; Finestres, 2002, symphony orchestra; Impromptus for Chamber Ensemble, 2005, s, fl/pic, cl Sib/cl b, vl, vla, vlc; Margarideta, 2005, fis, electr; Music on Photography (1. 8th Street Subway- 2. Fortress- 3. Havana- 4. Lisbon), 2007, vl, vlc, perc, pf; Néctar, 2005, ob, vlc, 4 perc; Nomad, 2005, fl, ob, cl Sib, cor, pf, perc, vl, vlc, cb; Winter Habanera, 2004, 2 fl, ob, cl Sib, cl Sib/cl b, fg, 6 vl, 6 vla, 3 vlc.

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