Andrea SZIGETVÁRI (Hungary)Composer

    Associate Professor of Composition Faculty at the Liszt Academy, Budapest, Hungary. She studied at the F. Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, and then as a Fulbright scholar in the USA with Charles Dodge and John Chowning. After returning to Hungary she set up the Hungarian Computer Music Foundation. She completed her DLA in composition at the Liszt Academy in Budapest. In her dissertation she explored the problems of the multidimensional timbre space. In addition to composing, she lectures on electroacoustic music and has organized international new music festivals, conferences and pan-european projects. Her creative and research work concentrates mainly on the role of the timbre in new music, synchresis in audiovisual art and interactive performance.

    Her pieces has been performed throughout Europe and the USA. She won the Prize at the Bourges Electroacoustic Competition in both Sound Art and Multimedia categories in 2001.