Curriculum Vitae

Johannes Kretz

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 • co-founder of NewTonEnsemble Vienna, of the international composers group PRISMA, of and of aNOther festival Vienna • 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, 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 the university for music and performing arts Vienna, since 2013 dean/head of department of the Institute for composition and electro-acoustics • Founding member of NewTonEnsmble Vienna, of the European Bridges Ensemble, the international composers group PRISMA, of the performance duo TOUCHING, and of Co-curator of aNOther festival Vienna together with Wei-Ya Lin und Mahdieh Bayat.

Performances in Austria, Germany, Poland, France, Czechia, Turkey, Latvia, Lithuania, Argentinia, Mexico, Canada, USA, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China, Uzbekistan, Iran • regular broadcasts in Austrian and German radio  • commissions of work & performaces at/with National Theater Hall, Taipei, Festival Ars Electronica, Konzerthaus Wien, Klangforum Wien, Ensemble On Line, Vienna Flautists, quartett22, Internationale Lemgoer Orgeltage, Haller Bachtage, Triton Trombone Quartett, Wiener Kammerchor • numerous grants and prizes.