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Sandgren Joakim

Born in Stockholm in 1965. Between 1991 and 1998 he studied composition at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. In 2000 he completed the composition and computer music course at IRCAM in Paris, and in 2004 he presented his Master’s thesis in Computer Assisted Composition at the Paris University VIII under the direction of Horatio Vaggione. His works have been performed by Ensemble Itinéraire, Ensemble 2e2m, Court Circuit, Archaeus, Champ d’Action, In Extremis, Modern Music Ensemble, Ars Nova, Musica Vitae, Gageego!, MA, Curious Chamber Players and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Since 2008 he has been working on a suite of fifteen pieces with electronics.


Selected works: my eyes hurts so for saxophone quartet (1992), monolit for brass (1992), voices for tape (1993), the daylight is a white falcon for three voices and ensemble (1994), conversations for percussion quartet (1994), it is you that dream for two percussions and computer (1994), oas, ballet (1994), gestalt for trumpet sextet (1996), morfe technes for computer (1996), cordes sur bois for violin (1997), sinfonietta for ensemble (1999), déambulation oculaire for bass clarinet and live electronics (2000), visite for saxophone, trombone, percussion and guitar (2001), théâtre for saxophone, accordion and double bass (2001), solo pour violoniste for violin and computer (2001), souvenir and for string orchestra (2002), berceuse for three percussionists (2002), cloches for tenor flute and percussion (2002), écart for tenor flute (2002), pour trois musiciens for piano, bass clarinet and cello (2004), pour un(e) flûtiste à bec et neuf musiciens for tenor flute and nine instruments (2005), pour un(e) pianiste for piano (2005), préliminaires pour un(e) pianiste for piano (2006), for sept musiciens for ensemble (2006), encore for tenor flute (2006), instrument contondant for ensemble (2007), lignes granulées for piano (2007), pour un(e) violoncelliste for cello and computer (2007), pièces à conviction for flute and computer (2008), pièces à conviction 1st try for flute and computer (2008), empreintes digitales for flute, conga, violin and computer (2009), faits saillants for cello and computer (2010), lumières noires for violin and computer (2012), endroits susceptibles for ensemble and computer (2012), objets saisis for bass clarinet and computer (2012).