Utku Asuroglu’s works have been performed at such acclaimed festivals as Darmstädter Ferienkurse, Donaueschinger Musiktage Next Generation, Schleswig Holstein, Manifeste Ircam, Gaudeamus Muziekweek, MATA Festival, Royaumont, ISCM World Music Days, International Tongyeong Music Festival, Essen Europen Capital Culture and the Red Ear festival. Ensembles who have performed his works include the Intercontemporain, Talea, LINEA, Asko|Schönberg, Interface, Insomnia, IEMA, Slagwerk Den Haag, Divertimento, Faust Quartett, Signum Quartett,
Davor Branimir Vincze is a versatile, intenationally active composer, winner of several awards and stipends in composition. His music posesses the fascinating mixture of natural and social phenomena, mathematical curves, algorithms and electronics. Error and misinterpretation as a source of original material is one of his current musical preoccupations.
Julie Herndon is a California-based composer and performer working with internal/external space, cognition, and improvisation. Her work uses text scores, graphics, and electronics as means of addressing, redressing, and undressing vulnerability and emotional content.
Charlie Sdraulig's music explores interaction that examines the roles of physicality and perception in human performance. This exploration often takes place at the threshold of audibility. The inherent ambiguity of this context may allow a particular expression of human individuality to emerge.
Associate Professor of Composition at University of Washington, Seattle and Director of the Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media ( DXARTS: dxarts.washington.edu), dedicated to interdisciplinary research in the arts.
Juan Pampin (b. Buenos Aires, 1967) is Associate Professor of composition at University of Washington and founding faculty member of the Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS) for which he currently serves as Associate Director.
Andrew Watts’ works, from chamber and symphonic music to multimedia and electro-acoustic, are actively performed throughout the US and Europe. His compositions have been premiered at world-renowned venues such as Ravinia, the MFA Boston, Jordan Hall, and the Holywell Music Room. In the past few years Mr. Watts has written for top musicians and ensembles including Distractfold Ensemble, RAGE Thormbones, Splinter Reeds, Quince, Line Upon Line Percussion, Tony Arnold, Séverine Ballon, and the LA Percussion Quartet.
Nick Virzi (b. 1991) is a composer from New York City, currently living in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. His current work explores the dramatic and empathetic nature of music through mimetic anthropomorphism, abstract methods of generation and development, and experimentation with complex relationships. In addition to composing concert music, Nick has collaborated across various artistic fields, such as dance, theater, and film, and is a conductor, guitarist, and teacher.
Since September 2012, I have been Assistant Professor of Composition at Keimyung University in Daegu, Korea. From September 2015, I will be Associate Professor of Music at the recently-established International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA) of Yamanashi Gakuin University in Kofu, Japan. In this role, I will be leading and coordinating the music program, and offering a diverse array of courses and workshops. http://www.icla.jp/en/home.html