Johannes KRETZ [A]

He studied composition, pedagogy and mathematics in Vienna. 1992-93 he studied computer music at IRCAM, Paris, and developed a software environement ("KLANGPILOT") for sound synthesis.

He was teacher for music theory and composition at the city conservatory of Vienna. He has been working as lecturer for for computer music at the Music University Vienna, also for music theory, since 2004 as assistant for composition in the class of Michael JARRELL.

He is co-founder and board member of several artistic groups: NewTon Ensemble, iKultur, the European Bridges Ensemble and PRISMA (Centro Tempo Reale, Florence). From 1994 to 2003 he worked as assistant professor for computer music at the International Bartók Seminar in Szombathely [H].

His works have been performed widely in Austria, Germany, France, Poland, Hungary, Lithuania, Turkey, Argentina, Taiwan and South Korea and been commissioned by Konzerthaus Wien, Klangforum Wien, Ensemble On Line, Vienna Flautists, quartett22, Lemgoer Orgeltage, Haller Bachtage, Triton Trombone Quartett, Wiener Kammerchor and others. He received numerous grants and composition prizes, among them: Foundation CHRISTOPH DELZ (CH, 2002), Körner prize Austria 2004, composition prize of the Austrian government 2004.
Johannes KRETZ

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