Rożynek, Teoniki

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Born in 1991 in Cracow, she currently lives in Warsaw. She has graduated from the composition class of Krzysztof Baculewski at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. She has participated in composition masterclasses notably at the Donaueschinger Musiktage (2016), SYNTHESIS in Radziejowice (2017), and Summer Courses for New Music in Darmstadt (2018). 

She writes instrumental, electroacoustic, and electronic music. Her works have been presented at national and international festivals including Warsaw Autumn Festival, Musica Electronica Nova, Sacrum Profanum, Unsound, PLATO in Ostrava, Containerklang, and Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music. She writes music for films (notably Jagoda Szelc’s Tower. A Bright Day, Calro Sironi’s Sole, Arkadiusz Biedrzycki’s The Weak, winner the Best Music award at the 2019 Teatroteka Fest), theatre (Marta Górnicka’s Hymn to Love, Best Music award at the 10th Divine Comedy festival in Cracow; Tomasz Węgorzewski’s November, commended by the Artistic Committee of the Live Classic Festival), and performances (Katarzyna Kozyra’s Chorus from the The Ark of Covenant). 

Selected works: bilocation for amplified piano, two pianists and sampler (2015), wall for amplified violin, amplified cello and electronics (2015), T.R.I.P. for tape (2015), halocline II for two accordions, bass accordion and sampler (2016), nox for amplified string orchestra (2016), string quartet for prepared and amplified string quartet (2016), multiple 1 for amplified contrabass clarinet, percussion, piano and violin (2017), can you hear colors? for amplified bass flute, amplified double bass and electronics (with Monika Szpyrka, 2017), the most satisfying music for two percussionists and electronics (2017), minimal surfaces 1.0 for amplified violin, amplified cello and chamber ensemble (2017), bol for flute, accordion, percussion, electronics and video (2017), deep–frozen_2/17 for accordion, viola and electronics (2017), untune for tape (2017), minimal surfaces 2.0 for amplified ensemble, electronics and visualisation (2018), Palinopsia for electronics (2018), conveyor belt for bass clarinet, piano, sampler, violin and cello (2018), bulb for contrabass clarinet, percussion, amplified piano, amplified violin, electronics, video, lights and microphones (2019), etude for a door handle mechanism and one spring for tape (2019), cymatics for two soloists, visuals, flute, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone and string quartet (with Qba Janicki and Martyna Chojnacka, 2020), il ballo delle ingrate [remake] for amplified baroque ensemble: harpsichord, theorbo, two violins, two violas, cello and electronics (2020), Float for ensemble (2020).