Jana Kmiťová

JANA KMIŤOVÁ (1976, Prešov) studied composition with Jozef Podprocký and piano with Melánia Hermanová at Košice conservatory. She continued at Academy of music and performing arts in Bratislava with Dušan Martinček. Between 1999–2001 she had been studied at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna with Michael Jarrell and completed a training at summer courses in Germany, Austria, Canada, France, Swiss and Japan with composers such a B. Ferneyhough, J. Rea, T. Hosokawa, J. Scholhorn, Y. Pagh-Paan. Her composition Kamea for six instruments had been premiered at Takefu (Japan) Contemporary music festival in 2001. She obtained, two years later on the same festival, International prize of the festival connected with the repeatedly invitation and comission for Ensembel Recherche and another comission 3rd String Quartet "sheer bridges" were had been premiered with Arditti Quartet in 2004. Jana Kmiťová cooperates with ensembles, such a Klangforum Wien, Novel Ensemble Modern, Trio Accanto, Ensemble Ictus.

Works (selection): 3 string quartets, Flauto-solo, 45-voice female choirs on poems by Mila Haughová, Four Miniatures for piano, Kamea for 6 instruments, Bound for ensemble.