Agata Zubel and Michał Moc, patrons of the composer.pl scholarship programme of which PWM Edition is a partner, announced the results of the second edition of the prestigious scholarship for young Polish composers. This year, Paulina Derska and Aleksandra Kaca will spend two weeks in Iceland.
Paulina Derska is a composer, author of music for theater performances and short films, as well as a two-time finalist of the Young Talent Award at the Film Music Festival in Krakow and a winner of the audience award at the Indie Film Music Contest. Her classical compositions have been performed in Poland, Spain, Italy and Great Britain.
Aleksandra Kaca – composer and manager – is a winner of the First Prize at the 56th Tadeusz Baird Competition for Young Composers, as well as the founder and leader of the FJORS ensemble. Her compositions have been performed in the United States, Denmark and at numerous festivals in Poland.
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