|Posted by innersound on August 17, 2013 at 12:55 AM|
Corina Alexandra Tirziman was born in 1991 in Iași, Romania. At the age of five she started to study piano with prof. Taina Scarlat at the „Queen Mary” National College of Arts (Constanta, Romania), and later she discovered her passion for composition. Currently she is a fourth year student at the National University of Music Bucharest, studying Music Composition with prof. dr Mihaela Stanculescu – Vosganian.
Corina Tîrziman was noticed by her active presence at the national composition contests Ștefan Niculescu, Paul Constantinescu and Liviu Comes. She also participated in conferences, masterclasses and workshops held by composers such as Philip Cashian (England), Peter Michael Hamel (Germany), Paolo Rotili (Italy), Liviu Marinescu (USA), Henry Vega (The Netherlands), Vladimir Scolnic (Israel), Octavian Nemescu (Romania), George Balint (Romania).
Her own compositions were often interpretated at the „George Enescu Hall” (National University of Music Bucharest) and at the Cantacuzino Palace (Bucharest). In March 2012 she participated in the „Vox Novus” International Composition Contest and her piece was selected to be performed in New York (Jan Hus Church) by saxophonist Wonki Lee and pianist Riko Higuma.
In July 2012 she was awarded a scholarship at „Dartington International Summer School” – England, where she studied composition with Dominic Murcott and John Richards. In June 2013 she was awarded the „Constantin Dumitru Foundation” grant, and studied composition at Sighișoara Academy with Roland Moser (Switzerland), Adrian Pop (Romania), Daniel Schnyder (New York).
Starting September 2013, Corina Tîrziman will study classical composition in Gent - Belgium with composer Filip Rathé, following her admittion to the LLP Erasmus Programme.