Andrea SZIGETVÁRI [H]
|studied sound recording and electro
acoustic music at Fr. Chopin Academy of Music in
Warsaw. After finishing her studies she worked as a
music editor, sound engineer, and musical producer
for Hungaroton Recording Company and Hungarian
She has worked at the Institute of Musicology as a member of the first computer music research project in Hungary.
In 1989 she was a Fulbright researcher in the USA. First she worked at Brooklyn College with Charles DODGE, later at Stanford University with John CHOWNING.
After returning from the USA in 1990 she funded the Hungarian Computer Music Foundation to help to develop contemporary music life in Hungary.
From the beginning of '90-ies she has been the main organizer of the composition and computer music course of the International Bartók Festival, the Short Circuits contemporary music days and from 1998 the MakingNewWaves contemporary music festival.
Between 1993 and 1995 she developed the musical informatics course curriculum at University of Pécs, Faculty of Music and Visual Arts and the electronic music curriculum for the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest.
|1995 she started to teach musical
informatics in the University of Pécs, Faculty of Music
and Visual Arts and in 1996 she started to teach
electronic music at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in
In 2001 she received two "Prix" of the Bourges Electroacoustic Music Competition in multimedia and soundart categories.
Her creative and research work concentrate mainly on the role of the timbre in new music.
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