Śniady, Marta

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born in 1986 in Pabianice, she currently lives in Wrocław. In 2010 she graduated with honours from the composition class of Bronisław Kazimierz Przybylski at the Grażyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz University of Music in Łódź. Having studied for two years at the Postgraduate Film and Computer Music and AudioVisual Art Course in Łódź, she completed her postgraduate programme in composition under Simon Steen-Andersen and Niels Rønsholdt at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus. 

Her works have been presented in Poland, France, Germany, Spain, Sweden, and Denmark, at festivals such as Warsaw Autumn, Musica Electronica Nova, Frau Musica (Nova), Sacrum Profanum, Pulsar, Klang, RAMA, Musica Estranha, and Percussion Plus. She has collaborated with ensembles such as Kwartludium, ElettroVoce, Spółdzielnia Muzyczna, New Music Orchestra, Ensemble Garage, NJYD, Hashtag Ensemble, Duo van Vliet, and others. She has written instrumental, stage, and electroacoustic music; at present she focuses on audiovisual works. In 2013 she won the 1st Prize in the Tadeusz Ochlewski National Competition for Composers in Cracow. In 2016 the Polish Radio selected her aer for clarinet or bass clarinet and orchestra for the 63rd International Rostrum of Composers. In 2017 she received a scholarship from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. In 2015 she obtained a PhD in composition from the Academy of Music in Łódź, where today she is an assistant professor. 

Selected works: The Soul Has Flown from the Body for mixed unaccompanied choir to anonymous words (2007), aSH for violin, clarinet, piano and percussion (2012), s!c2 for soprano and audio playback (2013),utter silence for amplified flute (2013), aer for clarinet / bass clarinet and chamber ensemble (2014), un for marimba (2015), ore for two Tibetan standing bells and gong (2015), (lm) for chamber ensemble (2016), (lx) for string quartet (2016), <<<st)i(ll<<<for amplified viola and accordion (2016), Memoopera for voice, instrumental ensemble, audio playback and visualisations (2016), c_ut|e_#1 for chamber ensemble, video, and audio playback (2017), c_ut|e_#2 for flute, accordion, percussion, video and audio playback (2017), admix+ for chamber ensemble (2017), in the pink for two marimbas, video and audio playback (2017), c_ut|e_#1.0 for chamber ensemble, video and audio playback (2017), “I will always be there for you” – Sorry – Believe for flute, video and audio playback (2018), Probably the most beautiful music in the world for chamber ensemble, video and audio playback (2018), YOUR ONLY LIMIT IS YOU for two performance artists, video and audio playback (2019), Your ultimate guide on how to live a healthy lifestyle for chamber ensemble, video and audio playback (2019), you make me feel so brand new for voice, sampler, video and audio playback (2019), good thing come to those who sweat for accordion, video and audio playback (2019), Speak boldly for video and audio playback (2019), 4 rituals of women’s happiness for chamber ensemble, video and audio playback (2019), 4 rituals of women’s happiness #2 for flute, video and audio playback (2020), About Time for chamber ensemble, video and audio playback (2020), so music for sensitive gals for orchestra, video and audio playback (2021).