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Violinist and composer Ana Milosavljevic
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

 

Ana Milosavlejevic
Ana Milosavlejevic

The Ethos New Music Society will host violinist and composer Ana Milosavljevic on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. in Rosch Recital Hall on the SUNY Fredonia campus, as part of the 13th annual NewSound Festival.

The NewSound Festival showcases the music of the 20th and 21st century by featuring composers, performers, and lecturers from across the country and is made possible by the SUNY Fredonia Student Association. The concert will cost $3 for students and $6 for general admission.

Acclaimed as “exquistite” by TheaterMarinia.com, and “an imaginative artist willing to think big” by The Strad, Milosavljevic is a Serbian native and New York City- based composer, violinist, and Viper electric, cutting-edge contemporary music influenced by a variety of genres including traditional Balkan music, electronic, rock, jazz, classical, pop, hip-hop, and improvisation.

Her “inventive,” “graceful,” “showpiece” works (New York Times) have been premiered at Carnegie Hall, Off-Broadway, Le Poisson Rouge and the Tribeca New Music Festival; performed by Grammy Award-winning Native American flutist Robery Murabal, string quartet ETHEL – with whom she has also appeared as a guest violinist in concerts nationally and internationally – Ensemble Metamorphosis, pianists Kathleen Supove, Jed Distler, Vicky Chow, Marvin Rosen, Mary Schallhorn, Victor Manuel Morales, Terezija Cukrov, Marco Dalpane, Jasna Popovic, Lenka Petrovic, and Marija IIic, violinists Kevin McMahon and Mariana Hernandez, and featured in choreography by Takehiro Ueyama (TAKE Dance).

Milosavljevic received a commission from visual artist Vittoria Chierici to compose a film score “Luci in the Sky” – a film directed by Yuko Takebe – and a commission from artist, architect and writer Corrado Levi to compose a work for cello. She has also composes music for film, dance, theater, and instrumental concert music, and fosters numerous multimedia comllaborations.

Most recently, Milosavljevic has been awarded the prestigious MacDowell Colony Fellowship and featured on WNYC, WPRD, WQXR/Q2, and BBC radio stations, the Voice of America international telecasts, New York’s MNN Public TV broadcasts, and the Serbian radio and television. She can be heard on the Innova, Albany, Chandos, Pitch, and Neos Classics labels.

Milosavljevic released the album “Reflections” on Innova Recordings in October 2010, and her website is www.anamilo.com.
To learn more, contact Rob Deemer at deemer@fredonia.edu or visit the Ethos New Music Society website at www.ethosnewmusic.org.

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