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He was graduated in Medicine by the University of Valladolid. He works as a family doctor between and , year of his retirement. He was initiated into choral music by Erwin List. He takes part as a jury in international composition and interpretation competitions for choirs. Born in Riga in , he studied at the Latvian Baptist Theological Seminary before obtaining his Masters degree in composition from the Latvian Academy of Music under the tutelage of Selga Mence.

From he was a member of the State Choir "Latvija". He has a large catalogue of works published by Oxford University Press reflecting a wide taste in music styles and a commitment to writing highly singable and communicative music. The Requiem has been performed in over 16 countries, and the Passion is recorded by Wells Cathedral Choir. The Gloria, , was the culmination of a composer-in-residence project and performed in the USA and Germany.

A Little Jazz Mass and Can you hear me? John Bellars. Dr van Dijk has lectured at the University of Cape Town composition and orchestration , the University of the Western Cape recorder and education and until recently, was Senior Lecturer in Composition and Musicology at Rhodes University.

Since September Van Dijk has pursued a career as freelance composer, conductor and part-time lecturer. Since he lives in Hungary. Besides working as music editor at Editio Musica Budapest between and , he had been teaching composition and music theory between and at the Liszt Ferenc Music Academy of Budapest.

Up to now his oeuvre is dominated by oratorical compositions and choral works. His instrumental compositions are varied from symphonic pieces, instrumental-vocal combination songs with accompaniment of one or more instruments to brass music, and, of course, chamber music. He also enriched the musical scene of Hungary with his operas. His songs often show up his remarkable sense of humour and great affinity for the grotesque. Several masses of his — with symphony orchestra or organ accompaniment — find their ways to the choirs all over the world.

There his newly published octavos and also some of his more extended works were introduced by John Rutter, in the framework of a highly successful reading session. He has received awards in the most important composition competitions held in Cuba and as a conductor has achieved extraordinary success and received recognition from international critics for outstanding performances in Latin America and Europe.

He has also been invited as a guest speaker to many important festivals and musical events at various prestigious universities. His style of composition incorporates rhythms from Cuban popular music, polytonality, unconventional sound resources and fi ne lyricism.

His music ranges from humorous and joyful compositions to solemn and dramatic works. Her first forays into composition were via songwriting, and this is very evident in her work. The majority of her compositional output is for the voice: solo, chamber and choral. She is currently an artist-in-residence at North Dakota State University and regularly composes for their ensembles.

For ten years she was a composer-in-residence for the professional choir she also sang in: The Singers, under the direction of Matthew Culloton. Thereafter Vivancos style incorporates elements that make his work a unique proposal: a music sound rich of color and textural, modal music converge on Western tradition and the search for a spirituality based on a Spectral harmonic inspiration.

Vivancos has a wide range of vocal and instrumental music, with particular attention to orchestral production, and receives commissions from numerous international ensembles.

All his music is published at Influx Sheet Music. His works have been performed by Orpheus-Vokalensemble, the C. He has also studied theory of music and choir conducting at the Sibelius Academy. Because he is himself active in making music, his music is very pragmatic; he is a choral singer, and thus most of his works are for choir.

He was composer-in-residence of the Tapiola Chamber Choir from to He conducted the Savolaisen Osakunnan Laulajat student choir from to and was deputy conductor of the Tapiola Chamber Choir from to He has also taught a course in the history of choral music at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. Since , he works as a Music teacher at the Musical School of Pasaia, where he teaches Music and Movement, Composing Techniques, Score arrangement, Organ, and Piano, and also conducting and cooperating with several choral or instrumental groups.

Both as a choral singer and as a soloist, he has frequently joined groups that have obtained awards and excellent press reviews. He acts frequently as a juror in national and international choral and composition competitions. Elberdin is most known for his compositions. His music is mainly dedicated to children choirs and has often been performed as musical stories or tales, some of which are symphonic works. Though his works are mainly choral, Elberdin has also written a large number of symphonic works, pop-rock songs, and instrumental works.

John August Pamintuan is a renowned Philippine conductor, composer, singer, pianist, and adjudicator. Since , John is recognized by the American Federation of Musicians as an artist of sustained international acclaim. As a conductor he has given workshops, performed in concerts, and won in competitions in Asia, Europe, and North America. As a singer, he has sung in solo recitals at the St. Petersburg Conservatory, and Moscow Glinka Hall. As a composer, John was awarded the composition prize in Tours France , Tokyo Japan and has written commissioned works for the governments of Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Japan, Lithuania, and the Philippines.

He has composed around pieces which have been performed by choirs from 30 countries. He is also a member of the panel of adjudicators for composition contests in Croatia , , , International Federation for Choral Music , and Karuizawa Japan , For almost thirty years he has been choir director, conducting many vocal groups. At the same time he began his work as a composer, specializing, among others, with F. Donatoni and V. He also studied Gregorian chant under the guidance of N. Jacob's Chamber Choir ".

Javier Busto, Basque Country. Bob Chilcott, United Kingdom. Peter Louis Van Dijk , south-africa. Hideki Chihara , japan. Jocelyn Hagen , u. Bernat Vivancos, catalonia. Josu Elberdin , basque country.

John Pamintuan , philippines. Andrea Venturini , italy.


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