Martyna Kosecka

Martyna Kosecka (1989 – Poland) is a Polish-Iranian composer, conductor and pianist.

She obtained an MA degree in the composition class of professor Krzysztof Meyer, BA degree in orchestral conducting in class of maestro Rafał Jacek Delekta in Music Academy in Kraków and MA in orchestral conducting in class of maestro Szymon Bywalec in Music Academy in Katowice.

She is a winner of multiple composing competitions nationwide and worldwide, for example 5-Minute Opera Competition, organized by 28.Music Biennial Zagreb in Croatia in 2015 (a reward is a new opera commission) and winner of Swiss EKLEKTO Ensemble call for proposals at the same year. She is an author of libretto and electronics to the contemporary opera-theater “At the Waters of Lethe” by Idin Samimi Mofakham, being staged during NODO Festival in Czech Republic in 2016.

Martyna Kosecka participated in many national and international composer’s masterclasses, held by Chaya Czernowin, Beat Furrer, Phil Niblock, Alvin Lucier, Agata Zubel, Christian Wolff, Peter Ablinger, Philipp Glass, Bernhard Lang, Carola Bauckholt and the others. Her classical compositions were played on Festival of Contemporary Music Warsaw Autumn, AudioArt Festival in Kraków, OstravaDays 2013 and 2015 Festival of New and Experimental Music in Czech Republic, IMPULS Festival in 2015 Austria, 28.& 29. Music Biennial Zagreb in Croatia and many others.

In her compositions she is searching for unusual combination of sounds, paying attention for quality of harmonies and moments in music. She uses a great variety of styles and techniques in her works: from clearly atonal music to compositions connected with post-spectralism and neo-sonorism.

She is featured in Tehran Records in two following albums:

 

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