Szigetvári Andrea

Bio

Andre Szigetvári is an electroacoustic music composer.

She studied sound recording and electroacoustic music at Fr. Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw.

From 1987 she has worked at the Institute of Musicology as a member of the first computer music research project in Hungary.

In 1989 she was a Fulbright researcher in the USA at Brooklyn College and later at CCRMA, Stanford.

She is the funder of the Hungarian Computer Music Foundation which aim is support contemporary electroacoustic music in Hungary.

She has been the organizer and performer of many international collaborations, festivals, conferences.

She has tought electroacoustic music composition at the Liszt F. Academy of Music in Budapest and at the Pécs University. She is the lecturer of Moving Image and Sound course at the University if Applied Sciences in Budapest.

She is a member of the European Bridges Ensemble performing network music.

In 2001 she received two "Prix" of the a Bourges Electroacoustic Music Competition in 'multimedia' and 'sound art' categories.

Her creative and research work concentrate mainly on the role of the timbre in new music, synchresis in audiovisual art and interactive performance.