Curriculum Vitae

Johannes Kretz
www.johanneskretz.com

composer, electronics performer, artistic researcher

Born 1968 in Vienna.

Studies (composition, pedagogy) at the music academy Vienna with F.BURT and M.JARRELL and mathematics at the University Vienna • 1992/93:  studies at IRCAM, Paris with Marco Stroppa and Brian Ferneyhough

1994-2003 Assistant/Professor for computer music at the International Bartok Seminar in Szombathely (H) • 1996-2001 Teacher for music theory and composition at the conservatory of Vienna since 1997: teacher for for computer music at the university for music and performing arts Vienna (mdw), since 2001 also music theory, since 2004 also composition, since 2009: habilitation in composition, associate professor • Since 2008: Head of ZiMT ("center for innovative music technology") of mdw, since 2013 dean/head of department of the Institute for composition and electro-acoustics of mdw • 2018-2021: project leader of "creative (mis)understandings, a 3-year artistic research project funded by FWF-PEEK.

Founding member of NewTonEnsmble Vienna, of the European Bridges Ensemble, the international composers group PRISMA, of the performance duo TOUCHING, and of ikultur.com. Co-curator of aNOther festival Vienna together with Wei-Ya Lin und Mahdieh Bayat.

Scholarships and Awards: e.g. Austrian Federal Grant 1997, Stiftung Delz (CH, 2001), Theodor Körner Prize 2004

Commissions of work & performances at/with National Theater Hall, Taipei, Festival Ars Electronica, Konzerthaus Wien, Eclat festival Stuttgart, Klangforum Wien, Ensemble On Line, Vienna Flautists, quartett22, Internationale Lemgoer Orgeltage, Haller Bachtage, Triton Trombone Quartett, Wiener Kammerchor

Performances in Austria, Germany, Poland, France, Czechia, Hungary, Turkey, Latvia, Lithuania, Argentinia, Mexico, Canada, USA, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China, Uzbekistan, Iran, India