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In Between : for prepared clarinet in B flat and live electronics / David Mastikosa

Genre: Electronical music
Subgenre: Clarinet with electronics
Instruments: cl tape

Ul-la : for violin and string orchestra / David Mastikosa

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Violin and string orchestra
Instruments: vn-solo str

iRitual : for piano and human being / David Mastikosa

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Piano
Instruments: pf

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2 Views : for two accordions / David Mastikosa

Genre: Unknown
Subgenre: Accordion

 

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Mastikosa, David

Website: David Mastikosa - Facebook Fan Page ; David Mastikosa - Official website ; David Mastikosa - Youtube

David Mastikosa is a young prolific Bosnian composer. He was born in 1992 in Prijedor, where he started his musical education by studying clarinet and music theory at the Secondary Music School “Savo Balaban” in Prijedor, before moving to Banja Luka to study Composition at the Academy of Arts in the class of Tatjana Milošević Mijanović. At the Banja Luka Academy of Arts he won the ‘best student’ prize as well as the third prize in the competition for his composition titled "Edict of Milan of 313".
David was elected twice, among the fifteen composers whose works have been performed in concerts that are organized by Vox Novus, held in New York titled “15 Minutes of Fame”. His compositions were performed in different countries around the world (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia, Italy, Spain, France, the Netherlands, Portugal, Japan, South Africa, Belgium and the United States), as part of different cultural and musical events such as: “Dani Vlade S. Miloševića“, “Noć muzeja“, “XIX Curso Internacional de Clarinete – Julian Menendez“, “The Basement Concert“, “Make Music New York“, “Festival Note tra i Calanchi”, International Art Colony " Pliva 2015” , “Festival Ruid al Sud” “2015 Kompos Symposium”, and “Balkan Madness BH edition”. His composition “Unknown flow” was premiered in 2014 at Branko’s Award Ceremony at Sremski Karlovci and music of David Mastikosa is often performed by different musicians and ensembles such as: Sauro Berti – bass clarinet (Italy), Quator Girard – string quartet (France), Matthew Rosenberg – bassoon (USA), Novosadski duvački kvintet – wind quintet (Novi Sad), Ken Kunita – bass clarinet (Netherlands/Japan), Robert Botti – oboe (USA), Aleksandra Kopić – flute (Serbia/Bosnia and Herzegovina), Zagreb Soloists – string orchestra (Croatia), Ana Batinica – flute (Croatia), Zagreb Flute Ensemble (Croatia), Bartolomej Stanković – piano (Bosnia and Herzegovina) etc.
He participated in seminars and masterclasses: KompArt 2, Novi Sad 2012; Academie Musicale de Villecroze in 2013, France, Villecroze 2013; Sarajevo Sonic Studio 2013; Workshop for Contemporary Music, Novi Sad 2014; Ruid al Sud, International Festival of Arts,Novi Sad 2015; SoundMine 2016 in Neerpelt, Belgium; Workshop for solfeggio, Banja Luka in 2012 and Workshop for clarinet, Gučevo 2010 and he worked with Philippe Hersant, Philippe Manoury, Tamara Basarić, Vinko Globokar, Wolfgang Heiniger, Aleksandra Vrebalov, Alessio Sabella, Wim Hendrickx, Diederik Glorieux and Jorrit Tamminga – Composition; Nikola Srdić, Milan Milošević, Đuro Pete – Clarinet; Slavica Smiljanić Marković – Solfeggio.
David was part of Academie Musicale de Villecroze (France) in 2012 and he was a scholar of Fond Dr Milan Jelić, the most important scholarship in the Republic of Srpska. In 2016 he got a special recognition of City of Banja Luka for his contribution to the huge development of art and culture in the city. He is currently studying for a Masters Degree in Composition at the Academy of Arts Banja Luka where he composes classical, electroacoustic and electronic music as well as music for theatre and film.

2011 - 2017

Concert Halls (selection)
Cultural Centre Banski dvor (Bosnia and Herzegovina); B&H Army Hall - Cultural Center (Bosnia and Herzegovina); Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall (Croatia); Oris House of Architecture (Croatia); Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade (Serbia); Knjaževsko-srpski teatar Kragujevac (Serbia); Guarnerius Art Centre (Serbia); Novi Sad City Hall (Serbia); Cultural Center of Novi Sad (Serbia); Kazinska dvorana Palača Kazina (Slovenia); Associazione Circolo Artistico Politecnico (Italy); Arnold Schönberg Center (Vienna); Burgtheater Wien (Vienna); Altes Rathaus Wien (Vienna); Chapelle Saint-Victor, Villecroze (France); Queen Elizabeth Hall - Elisabeth Center (Belgium); Raundondvaris Arts Incubator (Lithuania); Showa University of Music (Japan);

2011 - 2017

Performers (selection)
Sauro Berti – Bass Clarinet (Italy); Quator Girard – String Quartet (France); Novosadski duvački kvintet – Wind Quintet (Serbia); Ken Kunita – Bass Clarinet (Netherlands/Japan); Robert Botti – oboe (USA); Aleksandra Kopić – Flute (Serbia/Bosnia and Herzegovina); Zagreb Soloists – String Orchestra (Croatia); Ana Batinica – Flute (Croatia); Zagreb Flute Ensemble (Croatia); Bartolomej Stanković – Piano (Bosnia and Herzegovina); Andrea Nikolić – Violin (Austria/BH); Banja Luka Philharmonic Orchestra (BH); Antwerp Symphony Orchestra (Belgium); Māris Rozenfelds – Accordion (Latvia);

2011 - 2017

Festivals/Concerts (selection)
Dani Vlade S. Miloševića; Noć muzeja; XIX Curso Internacional de Clarinete – Julian Menendez; The Basement Concert; Make Music New York; Festival Note tra i Calanchi; International Art Colony Pliva 2015; Festival Ruid al Sud; Sarajevo Sonic Studio; 2015 Kompos Symposium; Vareš Classic Festival 2016 & 2017; Balkan Madness BH edition; Branko’s Award Ceremony at Sremski Karlovci; Composers+ Summer Academy Concert;

2011 - 2017

Tutors
Composition/Electronic Music : Philippe Hersant, Philippe Manoury, Tamara Basarić, Vinko Globokar, Wolfgang Heiniger, Aleksandra Vrebalov, Alessio Sabella, Zlatko Baracskai, Wim Hendrickx, Diederik Glorieux, Jorrit Tamminga, Marko Nikodijević, Uroš Rojko, Rūta Vitkauskaitė and Ben Lunn;
Iiñaki Alberdi – Writing for Accordion;
Nikola Srdić, Milan Milošević, Đuro Pete – Clarinet;

2011 - 2017

Masterclasses/Workshops (selection)
Composers + Summer Academy (2017); SoundMine (2017); Sonemus Fest 2017; Sarajevo Jazz Fest – Music Meeting (2016); SoundMine (2016); Ruid al Sud, International Festival of Arts, Novi Sad (2015); Workshop for Contemporary Music, Novi Sad (2014); Sarajevo Sonic Studio (2014); Sarajevo Sonic Studio (2013); Academie Musicale de Villecroze, France (2013); KompArt 2, Novi Sad (2012); Workshop for clarinet, Gučevo 2010;

2011 - 2017

Awards
• Academy of Arts Banja Luka – Award for the best (most promising) student of Composition Departament
• Edict of Milan of 313 – third place for chamber composition
• Association of Composers – Music authors/AMUS Award for the best composer at Academy of Arts Banja Luka
• III International Piano Competition Smederevo – first prize winner - composition iRitual for piano and human being
• City of Banja Luka Award - special recognition of City of Banja Luka for contribution to the huge development of art and culture in the city