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Marek Chołoniewski – computer composition

Chołoniewski MarekBorn in 1953 in Kraków. Studied organ (with L. Werner), music theory and composition (with B. Schaeffer) and electronic music ( with J. Patkowski) at the Academy of Music in Kraków. Since 1976 he has taught at the Academy of Music in Kraków, and since 2000 he has been the director of the Electroacoustic Music Studio. Founder and co-founder of many groups: Freight Train, Studio MCH, Studio Ch&K, CH&K&K, mc2 duo, Double Mark, Infinity Quartet, Natural Plastic, Kinetic Trio. He writes instrumental and electro-acoustic music for the Radio and TV, he is author of sound and video installations, as well as of audio visual, spatial and net projects. He has given concerts, masterclasses and lectures in numerous countries in Europe, Asia, North and South America. He is the initiator, artistic director, coordinator and partner of many international artistic projects: Audio Art series (1987), Audio Art Festival(1993), International Workshops for New Music Kraków/Stuttgart (1993), Internationale Akademie für Neue Komposition und Audio Art (1993), Silent Films with Live Music (1994), GPS-Art (2000), Ensemble Spiel (2003), Bridges and European Modern Orchestra (2003/2005), Polish Sound Art in China and Chinese Sound Art in Poland (2006), European Course for Musical Composition and Technologies (2006), Days of Polish Culture in Luxembourg (2008). In 2006 he received Honorary Award of the Polish Composers Union, the Award of the Minister of Culture and Independent Project Grant from CEC ArtsLink foundation In New York.