katerina ruzickova

katerina ruzickova graduated from the janacek academy of music in brno in 2006, with a ph.d. in music theory | composition studies with jarmila mazourova (zus brno 1991-94), arnost parsch (jamu 1994-99), svatopluk havelka (1998), and wolfgang rihm (musikhochschule karlsruhe 2003-04) | masterclasses with j. vajda and alois pinos (reichenau, 1996, 1998), luis de pablo, jean-yves bosseur and marek kopelent (cesky krumlov, 1997) | other studies: piano performance and accompaniment with prof. vladimira slavikova (jamu); musicology and aesthetics (masaryk university of brno 1991-96) | list of works: four pieces for piano (1993); sports for viola and piano (1993); trisonance for piano, bass guitar, and percussion (1994); az se ucho utrhne for two percussion players (1995); something for viola (1995); solo for marimba and vibraphone (1995); romance for grand piano (1996); i am falling asleep for mixed choir (1997); two paraphrases for string orchestra (1997); minus around zero plus - septet for clarinet, bassoon, viola, cello and three percussion players (1997); electronic music between the worlds (1998); two dialogues for clarinet and cello (1998); end of modern times for symphony orchestra (1999); new dances - sextet for flute, clarinet, cello, piano and percussion (1999); eternal dilemma for flute and electric violin (2001); life attitudes for piano and string orchestra (2002) [recorded by czech radio]; trisonance II for piano, violin, and clarinet (2002); attitudes, for symphony orchestra (2004); trilsberg for two 'cellos and percussion [a commission for gegenwelten, an international music festival heidelberg] (2003); atapol for four male voices (2004); percussionismus for percussion (2004); moravian echoes for flute, 'cello, and piano (2005); ejasa hojasa" [a commission for komponistinnen und ihr werk - a women in music festival kassel] (2005); calendar - arrangement of twelve czech and moravian folk songs for piano; zaznej [a commission for the young euro classic international festival berlin] (2006); i am awaiting you! for mezzosoprano, xylophone, and string quartet (2008); Ostinato Rock for piano (2012); Winter Nocturno for piano (2013). | competitions: the national competition of young composers "generace": 3rd prize in 1995 (sports), 1st prize in 1998 (romance for grand piano), 2nd prize in 1999 (two paraphrases for string orchestra), 1st prize in 2000 (i am falling asleep), 2nd prize (new dances) in 2001, 3rd prize (eternal dilemma) in 2002, 3rd prize in 2003 (trisonance II); international competition of electronic music "musica nova" (category of young composers): 1st prize in 1998 (between the worlds); finalist of the international tribune of composers competition (between the worlds, 2001); brno philharmonic's competition for best contemporary orchestral work: honorable mention in 2004 (life attitudes, for orchestra) | awards: the leos janacek foundation award to the best jamu graduate (1999).

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discography:
cd bezmocna hrstka (gnosis records)
cd hudbaby (lotos records)
cd hudbaby 2 "i am wating for you" (radioservis)

published scores:
four pieces for piano (editio moravia, brno 2001)
minus around zero plus (czech radio publishing house, prague 2004)
romance for grand piano (selfprint music, 2008)
atapol (selfprint music, 2008)
the end of modern times for two percussionists and orchestra (selfprint music, 2008)
life attitudes for piano and strings (selfprint music, 2008)
something for viola (selfprint music, 2008)
percussionism (selfprint music, 2008)
moravian echoes (hofmeister musikverlag, 2009)
trisonance II (hofmeister musikverlag, 2009)
sunday mornings. five songs for child's voice and piano, on texts by hrubin and faltus (jiri ruzicka, 2010)
mährisches tanzfest (hofmeister musikverlag, 2011)








© katerina ruzickova 2003-2009 | photo: veronika lukasova |