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Notes on Contributing Authors:

Samuel ANDREYEV is a composer, poet, and teacher. A portrait CD by Ensemble Proton Bern, produced by Radio France, will be released by Klarthe Records (distributed by Harmonia Mundi) in February 2016. His composition Night Division was awarded the Grand Prix of the Henri Dutilleux competition in 2012. He resided at the Casa de Velázquez in Madrid from 2012-13. His most recent book, The Relativistic Empire, was released by Bookthug in 2015. He studied composition and analysis at the Conservatoire de Paris (CNSMDP). He lives in Strasbourg.

Lisa CELLA has performed throughout the world as solo flautist and in ensembles. She is Artistic Director of soundON: A Festival of Modern Music, on faculty of the Soundscape Composition and Performance Exchange (Maccagno, Italy), and performs with numerous ensembles. She is an Associate Professor at UMBC.

Colin HOLTER (born 1983 in Frederick, MD USA) is a musician and writer on music based in Cleveland. He holds degrees in music from the University of Minnesota, Brunel University, the University of Illinois, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Gregory Kyle KLUG is a composer with a doctorate in music from the University of Northern Colorado. Diapason, his solo piano album, released through a successful Kickstarter in 2013 and has been broadcast on radio stations in the States and around the world. Dr. Klug’s original music and arrangements are published with MMHC Music Publishers. The composer's research and other writings appear in The Journal of the American Liszt Society, The Philosopher Journal, and Philosophical Investigations. His work as an artist is informed by a diverse background: he studied entrepreneurship as an undergraduate at Long Island University, creative writing with Bharati Mukherjee as an auditor at the 2004 Southampton College Writer's Conference, and graphic art with Pam Capozzola in Westhampton Beach, New York. A native Long Islander, he is currently based in Phoenix where he works as an independent composer-pianist and college music instructor and enjoys life as a husband and father of three.

Ian PACE combines joint careers as an internationally active concert pianist specializing in a large range of avant-garde music and as a musicologist who lectures and is Head of Performance at City University, London. He has given over 200 world premieres and recorded over 30 CDs. He is currently researching the formation of the infrastructure for new music in post-1945 West Germany, and his recording of the complete Ferneyhough piano music will be released in 2016.

Larson POWELL is Distinguished Professor of German at the University of Missouri, Kansas City.  Recent publications: The Differentiation of Modernism (Rochester, 2013), a book on electronic media arts after 1945; Classical Music in the GDR, co-edited with Kyle Frackman (Rochester, 2015); “The Meaning of Working through the East.“ German Studies Review 37 (2014); “Die gespenstische Politik der DEFA,” in Michael Wedel et al. (eds.), DEFA International (Wiesbaden, 2013); "Excursions and Recursions.  Kittler’s Homeric Wake,“ Cultural Politics 8:3 (2012).   Essays in English, German, French and Polish on media theory, film, musicology.  Current projects include a monograph on the East German director Konrad Wolf, a book on German-Polish relations in literature and film, and an entry for the lexicon Komponisten der Gegenwart.






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