• born •

1982, Zagreb / Croatia

• lives & works •

Vienna, Austria  

• composition teachers •

Chaya Czernowin / Klaus Peter Sattler / Ivan Eröd

(at the University of Music and performing Arts in Vienna)


• awards/prizes •

Publicity prize from the SKE Fonds, Austria (2021)

Prix Annelie De Man composition competition 2nd Prize and audience prize for "Ištaratu", the Netherlands (2018)

Boris Papandopulo award for "All the world´s a stage"  from the Croatian Composers´ Society, Croatia (2018)

Josip Štolcer Slavenski award for "All the world´s a stage"  from the city of Čakovec, Croatia (2018)

Förderungspreis der Stadt Wien - sponsorship award for music from the city of Vienna, Austria (2017)

Theodor Körner Award for an orchestral composition „Take 7“, Austria (2011)


• grants/scholarships •

Working Grant from the City of Vienna (2024)

Grant by the Swedish Arts Grants Committee (2022)

State Scholarship for Composers from the Office of the Austrian federal Chancellor (2016/2020)

Composers´ Start Scholarship from the Austrian Ministry of Culture (2012)

Thyll-Dürr Foundation (2009/10)

Home Suisse Foundation (2006-09)

Czibulka Foundation (2008)

Viktor Bunzl Foundation (2007/08)

Vienna Music University Scholarship (2005/06)  


• extras •

- working as part of jury for  The Azrieli Commission for International Music, Montréal, Canada (2023/2025)

- working as part of jury for European Festivals Fund for Emerginf Artists - EFFEA, Europe (2023/2024)

- artistic residency Visby international center for composers Sweden, Sweden (2022)

- international visitor  - NRW Kultur International , Germany (2022)

- international delegate - British Council / PRS foundation, UK (2022)

- working as part of the music advisory board Goethe Institut , Germany (2021-2025)

- working as a member of the presidency board of Croatian composers society  (2020-2024)

- artistic director Music Biennale Zagreb, Croatia (2019-2023)

- graduated from Atelier for young festival managers/ The Festival Academy , BE/FR (2019)

- "Ištaratu" selected for ISCM World new music days in Tallinn, Estonia (2019)

- finalist Flute New Music Consortium Composition Competition with "Beastie Poetry" , USA (2018)

- artist in residence Carinthischer Sommer Festival, Austria (2018)

- portrait concert of her works in Innsbruck / by Tiroler Ensemble für Neue Musik, Austria (2018)

- member of  Musik21 - association for the promotion of contemporary music, Germany (from 2017)

- representing Croatia on "63rd International Rostrum Of Composers" , Poland (2016)

- working as part of the managing committee of  ÖGZM - Austrian Society for contemporary music, Austria (2015-2023)

- artistic residency Casa Zia Lina, Elba / Thyll-Dürr Foundation, Italy/Switzerland (2010)

- portrait concert of her works in Zagreb Concert Hall Vatroslav Lisinski / Glazbene Staze, Croatia (2010)