GALLERY COMMISSIONS AND AWARDS

UMS ’n JIP are also composers and have received
several awards at international composition
contests
. In addition they have been commissioned
for works by world class ensembles among them Neue
Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, Ensemble Phoenix, Basler Madrigalisten,
Männerstimmen Basel, dissonArt Ensemble
and the works have
been performed in the US, Switzerland, China, Corea, Greece,
Germany, Latvia, Italy, Belgium and Israel among others.

AWARDS

2008 VDE Gallo/Porten 'Es war einst ein Paradies', CD
2010 Kompositionswettbewerb Culturescapes Schweiz-China, 2. Prize
2011 MusiquePRO Grant Kanton Wallis 2011-13, CHF 90'000
2011 Kompositionswettbewerb Musikfestival Bern, 2. Prize
2011 Composition Contest l'Arsenale/Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, Treviso/I, Commission Award
2011 Composition Contest Mount Pelion Greece/DissonArt Ensemble/Beat Furrer, Commission Award
2012 1. Zuger Kompositionswettbewerb, Förderpreis
2012 MATA Festival Composition Contest New York City, Finalist
2012 haus konstruktiv Museum of Contemporary Art Zürich, rolf schroeter/kontakte (score exhibition)
2012 Europ. Jugendchorfestival 2012 'Swiss Composers meet Europe', Composer in Residence
2013 Prix Culturel de l'Etat du Valais
2013 Zytglogge/Singfrauen Winterthur, CD
2014 AC/E Acción Cultural Española, project grant for The Spain Project
2014 col legno/Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung, Codera Puzo/mulitplicidad, CD
2014 Trabant Composition Contest Ensemble Phoenix Basel, Special Award
2015 United Phoenix Records/Ensemble Phoenix Basel, CD
2015 Composers Competition Protonwerk Nr. 6, Ensemble Proton Bern, Commission Award
2015 Pro Helvetia, Swiss Arts Council, project grant for Integrations with UMS 'n JIP & MCME
2015 Nestlé Fondation pour l'Art, project grant for Integrations with UMS 'n JIP & MCME
2015 UBS Kulturstiftung, project grant for Integrations with UMS 'n JIP & MCME
2016 London Ear Festival Int. Composers Competition, 1st Prize
2017 Weimarer Frühlingstage für Zeitgenössische Musik Composition Competition, 1st Prize
2017 streiffzug hommage/Max E. Keller 'wider-wege', CD
2017 Walter Ferrato Composition Competition Savona, Italy, 1st Prize
2017 Academy for Contemporary Opera, Festival Nueva Opera de Buenos Aires/Teatro Colon, Academic Board

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COMMISSIONS

2009 Quest' anima gentil, Markus Utz (dir)/Vocalensemble ZHdK
2010 SJ-LaC-Etf , Tsung Yeh (dir)/Ensemble Boswil
2010 enigma, J.-F. Monot/Orchestre HEMU
2011 Art.20-FW, Mark Foster (dir)/Ensemble Vertigo
2011 fEP, Jürg Henneberger (dir)/Ensemble Phoenix
2011 fEdA, Beat Furrer (dir)/Ensemble DissonArt
2011 YWC, Philip Bride (dir)/Orchestre HEMU
2011 fL'a&NVs, F. Perocco (dir)/Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart
2012 IvS-E-12,7,22, Jürg Henneberger (dir)/Ensemble Phoenix
2012 fk-SZ, Kammersolisten Zug
2012 3xpg, Jürg Henneberger (dir)/Ensemble Phoenix
2012 cdnnns-aioo, Titus Engel (dir)/Orchestre HEMU
2012 constellationen, Paul Taylor (dir) PTO/Eliana Burki
2012 baxacpekte, Sebastian Goll (dir)/Basler Vokalsolisten/UBS Kulturstiftung
2012 sonette, Raphael Immoos, Basler Madrigalisten
2012 3-log-Y Klangbox Ensemble
2013 constellationen II, Jan Dobrzelewski (dir)/Orchestre HEMU
2013 M, Ensemble dissonArt
2013 collapse, Ensemble dissonArt
2013 fEP-zD, Jürg Henneberger (dir)/Ensemble Phoenix
2013 fFUS, Ensemble Inverspace
2014 F/V-TzzG, Jürg Henneberger (dir)/Ensemble Phoenix
2014 ad mortem festinamus, Männerstimmen Basel/Pro Helvetia
2014 fCuV, UmeDuo
2015 Der römische Brunnen, molto cantabile
2015 fDMR-T, Ensemble SpazioMusica Cagliari
2015 eff-inE HEMU/Conservatoire Royal de Liège
2015 FPW for Ensemble Proton Bern
2015 EINER, CETC/Teatro Colon Buenos Aires
2016 Galgenlieder for Ensemble Infinity à5 Basel
2016 fLEC-UE, London Ear Festival, Uroboros Ensemble
2016 Unspunnenlied (arr.), Swiss Trachtenvereinigung
2016 Genealogias, CETC/Teatro Colon Buenos Aires
2017 GM-Is for string quartet, Musikpodium der Stadt Zürich
2017 m for string quartet and electronics, Musikpodium der Stadt Zürich
2017 La Chèvre de Monsieur Séguin, Jan Dobrzelewski (dir)/Orchestre HEMU
2017 fWSF for Ensemble Via Nova, Weimarer Frühlingstage für Zeitgenössische Musik
2017 NN for violin, piano and electronics, Jan Dobrzelewski
2017 fEDA+, Ensemble dissonArt Thessaloniki
2017 fTS+, Ensemble Taller Sonoro Sevilla
2017 fCWF for Ensemble Nuove Musiche, Primavera Sacra Int. Contemporary Music Festival Savona, Italy
2017 studie, Ensemble dissonArt / Taller Sonoro
2017
cfhln-eä, Ensemble dissonArt / Taller Sonoro

 

 

 

 

 

UMS / SJ-LaC-Etf (2010)
for flute, clarinet, trumpet, violon, viola and violoncello
2. Preis beim Kompositionswettbewerb Culturescapes 2010
UA 15.Oktober 2010, Boswil, Ensemble Boswil, Tsung Yeh (dir)

 

 

 

 

JIP / Prix Culturel de l'Etat du Valais 2013
JIP is awarded the Prix Culturel de l'Etat du Valais 2013, E. Waeber-Kalbermatten (Staatsrätin)
Zeughaus Brig-Glis 12/2013, performing with UMS 'n JIP and Oberwalliser Volksliederchor
>>> Official Communiqué
>>> Press reviews
>>> Photos

 

 

 

 

UMS / fEdA (2011)
für Flöte, Klarinette, Violine, Violoncello und Klavier
Auftrag des MusicVillage AGIOS LAVRENDIOS und Ensemble dissonArt
UA 23. 8. 2011, Ensemble dissonArt unter der Leitung von Beat Furrer

 

 

 

 

JIP / constellationen II (2013)
for string orchestra and solo accordion
WP Sion/Ernen, 10/2013, Orchestre HEMU, Jan Dobrzelewski (dir), Grayson Masefield (acc)

 

 

 

 

UMS / Art.20-FW (2011)
für 2 Sänger, Blockflöte, Violoncello, Klavier und Percussion, Auftrag des Musikfestival Bern
WP 10. 9. 2011, Bern, Ensemble Vertigo, Mark Foster (dir)

 

 

 

 

JIP / Ad mortem festinamus (2014)
for male choir a cappella
commissioned by Männerstimmen Basel, Oliver Rudin (dir)
WP Basel 21 APR 2015
APR/MAY 2015 UK tour
London/Cambridge/Oxford/Cornwall Festival
SEP/OCT/DEC 2015, JAN 2016
Switzerland/Germany tour
St. Imier, Appenzell, Andelfingen, Lörrach, Basel, Laufen
pics by courtesy of Männerstimmen Basel

 

 

 

 

 

UMS / fL’a&NVs (2011)
for Tenor, Bariton, violin, violoncello, piano and percussion, commissioned by Ensemble l’Arsenale
WP 11. 11. 2011, Treviso, Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart and Ensemble l'Arsenale, P. Perroco (dir)

 

 

 

 

JIP / enigma (2010)
for string orchestra and solo violin
WP Lausanne/Sion/Brig, 10/2010, Orchestre HEMU, Jean-François Monot (dir)

 

 

 

 

 

UMS / fDMR-T (2014)
for mixed ensemble
performed by Ensemble Spazio Musica Cagliari,
rehearsals attended by André Richard, Schloss Leuk 5/2015

 

 

 

 

 

JIP / gebet XXI (2003)
for female choir
performed by Jugendchor Zürich, Michael Gohl (dir)
Schweizer Gesangsfest, Meiringen, 20. JUN 2015
with E. Widmer-Schlumpf, Federal Councillor
pics by courtesy of Schweizer Gesangsfest

 

 

 

 

JIP / gebet XXI (2003)
for female choir
CD release with Swiss label Zytglogge, Singfrauen Winterthur, Franziska Welti (dir)

 

 

 

 

UMS / F/V-TzzG (2014)
for mixed ensemble, awarded at 'Trabant' Composition Contest 2014 Basel
CD released at United Phoenix Records 2015
Ensemble Phoenix, Jürg Henneberger (dir)

 

 

 

 

JIP / Gebet XXI (2003) for female choir, CD release with Swiss label Zytglogge, Singfrauen Winterthur, Franziska Welti (dir)
JIP / baxacpekte (2012) for vocal ensemble and live tape, commissioned by Basler Vokalsolisten, Sebastian Goll (dir)
JIP / S'sch mr alles 1 Ding (ver-rückte Volkslieder) (2002/3) for mixed choir, Kammerchor Winterthur, Europäisches Jugenchorfestival Basel 2012, recorded for Swiss Radio SF2 Kultur
JIP / Quest' anima gentil (2009) for mixed choir, Kammerchor Winterthur, Europäisches Jugenchorfestival Basel 2012, recorded for Swiss Radio SF2 Kultur
JIP / Vergine Madre (2007) for mixed choir, Kammerchor Winterthur, Europäisches Jugenchorfestival Basel 2012, recorded for Swiss Radio SF2 Kultur

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JIP / Schweizer Volksliederarrangements (2002/3) for mixed choir
Europäisches Jugenchorfestival Basel 2014, Stadtcasino Basel

 

 

 

 

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UMS / JIP / collaborative miniature project Dimitria Festival Thessaloniki (2013)
for mixed ensemble, commissioned by dissonArt ensemble
dissonArt ensemble Thessaloniki

 

 

 

 

JIP / constellationen (2012)
for string orchestra, solo voice, solo alphorn and percussion, commissioned by PTO
WP Tonhalle Zürich, 9/2012, Paul Taylor Orchestra, Paul Wegman Taylor (dir), Eilana Burki (alphorn)

 

 

 

 

JIP / baxacpekte (2012)
for mixed choir and live tape, commissioned by Basler Vokalsolisten
commission supported by UBS Kulturstiftung
WP 5/2012 Aarau/Zürich/Basel, Basler Vokalsolisten, Sebastian Goll (dir)

 

 

 

 

JIP / sonette (2012)
for mixed choir and clarinet solo (opt), commissioned by Basler Madrigalisten
WP Basel Stadtcasino, 2/2013, Basler Madrigalisten, Raphael Immoos (dir)

 

 

 

 

 

UMS / F/V-TzzG (2014)
for mixed ensemble, awarded at 'Trabant' Composition Contest 2014 Basel
WP 31.3.2014, Basel Musikakademie, Grosser Saal
Ensemble Phoenix, Jürg Henneberger (dir)

 

 

 

 

JIP / String Quartet III (2008)
Amar Quartet, Visp, 01/2009

 

 

 

 

JIP / cdnnns-aioo (2011)
canon in dos for string orchestra and violin solo
WP Sion/Ernen, 10/2011, Orchestre HEMU, Titus Engel (dir)

 

 

 

 

JIP / Pater Noster (2007)
for 12-part mixed choir, commissioned by Basler Vokalsolisten
WP 10/2007 Basel/Brugg, Basler Vokalsolisten, Sebastian Goll (dir)

 

 

 

 

UMS / IvS-E-12,7,22 (2011)
for flute, Marimba and piano, commissioned by forum : : wallis
WP 4. 2. 2012, Visp, Ensemble Phoenix Basel

 

 

 

 

JIP / 3xpg (2011)
for 3 performers and live mixed tape, commissioned by forum : : wallis
WP 4. 2. 2012, Visp, Ensemble Phoenix Basel

 

 

 

 

UMS / fK-SZ (2011)
for clarinet, horn, bassoon, marimba, violin, viola, violoncello and contrabass, Auftrag der Kammersolisten Zug
WP 1. 4. 2012, Stadtcasino Zug, Kammersolisten Zug

 

 

 

 

JIP / Quest' anima gentil (2009)
for mixed choir, commissioned by ZHdK
WP 6/2009 Zürich/Israel, Vocalensemble ZHdK, Markus Utz (dir)

 

 

 

 

UMS / fCuV (2014)
for violoncello and vibraphone
commissioned by UmeDuo
WP 11/2014 Sound of Stockholm Festival (Sweden)
by UmeDuo (Karolina and Erika Öhman)

 

 

 

 

JIP / Der römische Brunnen (2015)
for mixed choir a cappella
commissioned by Molto Cantabile, Andreas Felber (dir)
WP 7/2015 Luzern, East Europe tour (Praha/Ostrava CZ, Cieszyn PL, Budapest HU)

 

 

 

UMS / fFuS (2013)
commissioned by Ensemble Inverspace
World Premiere: 13/DEC/2013, Moscow, Composer's Union Concert Hall

 

 

 

 

JIP / constellationen II (2013)
for string orchestra and solo clarinet
Oh! Festival, Leuk, 1/2015, Orchestre HEMU, Jan Dobrzelewski (dir), Atanas Marinov (cl)

 

 

 

 

 

Accion Cultural Espanola AC/E - The Spain Project (2014)
UMS 'n JIP's Spain Project supported by AC/E

 

 

 

 

JIP / YWC (2012)
for string orchestra and tape
WP Sion/Brig, 10/2012, Orchestre HEMU, Philip Bride (dir)

 

 

 

 

 

UMS 'n JIP / CD - LUIS CODERA PUZO, multiplicidad (2014)
Förderpreis Komposition Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung München
CD release with Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Recherche
CrossingLines Ensemble and UMS 'n JIP
col legno/Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung, 5 & 10/2014

 

 

 

 

UMS 'n JIP / CD - Luis Codera Puzo, multiplicidad (2014)
Förderpreis Komposition Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung München
CD release with Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Recherche
CrossingLines Ensemble and UMS 'n JIP
col legno/Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung
Kompositionsauftrag UMS / UmeDuo
Kompositionsauftrag Männerstimmen Basel / JIP
JIP in der Jury des ISCM World Music Days Young Composers Award 2014

 

 

 

 

JIP / ISCM Switzerland (2013)
JIP elected ISCM Switzerland's president 12/2013

 

 

 

 

 

JIP / ISCM Wold Music Days (2014)
JIP elected jury member of
ISCM World Music Days 2014 Young Composers Award

 

 

 

 

JIP / kreise (2003)
for voice, commissioned by rolf schroeter
haus konstruktiv zürich, kontakt, solo exhibition by rolf schroeter including kreise's score, 2012
http://www.hauskonstruktiv.ch/