Dobromila Jaskot is a Polish internationally active composer, living in Australia, specialising in electro-acoustic, instrumental (from solo to orchestra), and theatre music, alongside multimedia collaborations.
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 passionate teacher (music, composition, piano), children’s creative development lies in the centre of her interests. She has been involved in a governmental project aimed at improving children’s music education. She has also conducted a range of creative workshops and given presentations about new music for people of all ages.
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 passionate organiser of artistic events in new media, having been a director of new media festivals and various electro-acoustic concerts.