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Solomiya Moroz: Biography

Solomiya Moroz
1981 -
Region: Québec

Solomiya Moroz

Solomiya Moroz is a Canadian-Ukrainian artist based in the UK, pursuing a PhD in music composition at the University of Huddersfield. Moroz is interested in hybrid forms of sound in mixed, electronic and instrumental music. Her work tends to progress towards the expansion of the music specific medium and the role of the musicians and artists within them. Her music compositions have been presented as part of Gaudeamus Muziekweek, Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music, Contrasts International Contemporary Music Festival in Lviv, Ukraine, Electric Spring Festival in Huddersfield, UK, Takt Berlin Artists residency, Omi International Musicians residency in New York, and Banff Centre Creative residency. In addition, she has performed and presented her collaborative and interdisciplinary work at Amsterdam Fringe Festival, Zone Homa festival in Montreal, Canada with the dance group Les Filles Föllen, Htmlles Feminist Festival of Media Arts and Digital Culture in Montreal, and at The Month of Performance Art Festival in Berlin. She has performed as solo flutist, in a duo Electric Noise and with Thin Edge New Music Collective at Cluster Festival of New Music and Integrated Arts in Winnipeg, Canada, Impulse Academy for Contemporary Music in Graz, Austria, and at Acanthes Festival, in Metz, France. Recent premiers of her compositions have been performed by Ensemble Apparat, accordionist Teodoro Anzellotti, Quasar saxophone quartet, and Bozzini string quartet. She is a recipient of grants from Canada Council for the Arts and Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Société et Culture for her research into interdisciplinary and gestural composition at the University of Huddersfield. www.soundcloud.com/solomiyamoroz