Dobromila Jaskot is an internationally active Polish composer, pianist and widely experienced music educator, currently living in Australia. Her specialisations in composition are electro-acoustic, instrumental (from solo to orchestra), and theatre music, alongside multimedia collaborations. As a pianist, she is a member of SOUNDSTORM new music ensemble, as well as being a passionate piano teacher.
During her academic career, she has obtained PhD in composition whilst being successful as a lecturer (Vice-Chancellor’s Award, Music Academy in Bydgoszcz, Poland). As a teacher (music, composition, piano), she has gained rich experience in higher education (Poland, UK, Australia). She has also conducted a range of creative workshops and given presentations about new music to people of various ages and backgrounds.
Dobromila’s music has been presented at major international festivals, e.g. commissions from the Warsaw Autumn and Musica Eletronica Nova in Poland, MUSMA European Broadcasting Festival, Contemporary Music Week in Esbjerg (Denmark), with performances at the Ultra Schall in Berlin, the 14th Other Minds Festival in San Francisco, and Totally New Music Festival in Perth (Australia).
Other achievements include international fellowships (Ernst von Siemens Musikstifung in Germany, The European Union National Institute for Culture in Brussels) and composer-in-residence at the Djerrasi Composer Artists Program in California.
She has collaborated with leading contemporary music interpreters, such as Ensemble Modern, Mercury Quartet, Flute o’clock, and Anton Lukoszevieze, among others.
She is also a dynamic organiser of artistic events in new media, having been a director of new media festivals and various electro-acoustic concerts.
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