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ROZALIE HIRS

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Rozalie Hirs

Period

1965 - current

Genre

componist, contemporary classical music, electronic mucic and computer music, lyricist

Online

Officiële website

Rozalie Hirs

Rozalie Hirs (1965) is born in Gouda. She studied piano and voice from age 12 and 17 respectively. She completed a Master's degree in chemical engineering at the Organic Chemistry Group of David Reinhoudt at Twente University in 1990; this included graduate work in reaction mechanisms and catalysis with Luigi ...
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Instruments

componist, lyricist

Mentioned in the biography of

2012   David Kweksilber

Biography Rozalie Hirs

Rozalie Hirs (1965) is born in Gouda. She studied piano and voice from age 12 and 17 respectively. She completed a Master's degree in chemical engineering at the Organic Chemistry Group of David Reinhoudt at Twente University in 1990; this included graduate work in reaction mechanisms and catalysis with Luigi Mandolini at the Universitá La Sapienza in Rome in 1990. In 1991 she began studying composition with Diderik Wagenaar at the Royal Conservatory at The Hague, and classical voice with Eugenie Ditewig at the Utrecht Conservatory and with Gerda van Zelm at the Royal Conservatory. Between 1994 and 1998 Rozalie Hirs studied composition with Louis Andriessen, also taking composition lessons and classes on MusiQuantics with Clarence Barlow. In addition to her main composition studies, she attended the Professional Course for Young Choreographers and Composers at Bretton Hall in 1995, master classes with Betsy Jolas at the American Conservatory at Fontainebleau in 1998, the 2002 Compositon and Computer Music Course at IRCAM, and the Musikinstitut Darmstadt the same year. From 1999 to 2002 she studied with Tristan Murail at Columbia University in New York with a Fulbright fellowship for DMA (Doctor of Musical Arts 2007). During her studies at the Twente University, Rozalie Hirs sang several roles in opera productions of the Enschede Music School (Anima in Cavalieri's 'Rappresentazione di Anima e di Corpo' and soprano in Purcell's 'King Arthur'), and co-wrote music and lyrics for the New Wave band BOOLEAN in which she was the singer. Her first poems were published in the literary magazine De Revisor in 1992. She wrote a dissertation on microtonal systems in contemporary music, for which she received a fellowship from the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds in 2003. In 2005/2006 she taught at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. Rozalie Hirs gives performances with live electronics and poetry.

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