CV

contact               

monikadalachcomposer@gmail.com

education

MMus in Classical Composition: Master Degree (Postgraduate), Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London (2016-2017)

BMus in Classical Composition: Bachelor Degree (Undergraduate), The Academy of Music in Lodz, Poland (2012-2015)

BA in Creative Writing and Cultural Studies: Bachelor Degree (Undergraduate), The University of Lodz, Poland (2012-2015)

courses

Experimental Film and Moving Image: 

London College of Communication (2020)

Opera Making & Writing in Association with The Royal Opera House: one of three selected writers, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London (1 year: 2018-2019)

International Summer Courses for New Music Darmstadt 2018: one of five composers selected to participate in the

Dance & Music workshop led by Stefan Prins and Daniel Linehan

International Composition Course fo New Musik 'Next Generation 2017': Donaueshinger Musiktage, Germany 

International Summer Course for Composers SYNTHETIS 2017: with Stefan Prins, Marco Stroppa, Agata Zubel, Ramon Lazkano, Radziejowice, Poland

International Summer Course for Composers SYNTHETIS 2016: with Johannes Kreidler, Mark Andre, Martin Bresnick, Zygmunt Krauze, Radziejowice, Poland

awards

 

Guildhall Artist Fellowship 2018-2019: Dramatic Writing, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London

Artistic Scholarship of the Marshal of the City of Lodz 2018: Classical Composition

Guildhall Artist Fellowship 2017-2018:  Classical Composition & Dramatic Writing, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London

Tracy Chadwell Prize: for the new piece composed for soprano and ensemble (Lily ist von Ihrem... Abenteuer zurückgekehrt in collaboration with writer, Oge Nwosu) performed during Voiceworks 2017 at Wigmore Hall in London

Witold Lutoslawski Scholarship 2016: for one selected polish composer or musician studying abroad, Stowarzyszenie Witolda Lutoslawskiego, Warsaw, Poland

competitions

WRITING:

1st Prize for the Dinner for Two

at the II National Competition for the New Theatre Play: The Pulse of Literature Festival, Poland (2015)

COMPOSITION:

Finalist at the USA International Composition Contest 2016: stuck.in.magazine for Harp Solo and live electronics, Bloomington, Indiana 

2nd Prize at the 56th Tadeusz Baird Composition Competition organized by Association of Polish composers 2015: Mazovia Region Centre of Culture and Art in Warsaw, Poland

3rd Prize at the Composers Competition for Electroacustic Composition 2014: Oskar Kolberg's Philharmonic in Kielce, Poland

1st Prize at the Little Symphony Composition Contest for the New Orchestra Work Pandora, 2014The Academy of Music in Lodz, Poland

Finalist at the 56th Tadeusz Baird Composition Competition organized by Association of Polish composers 2014: Mazovia Region Centre of Culture and Art in Warsaw, Poland

lectures

Blind - the new chamber opera

Guildhall School of Music & Drama, 2019

Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants in New Music

about the article by Monika Pasiecznik

Guildhall School of Music & Drama, 2018 

masterclasses

with Alexander Schubert, Johannes Kreidler,

Mark Andre, Ashley Fure, Stefan Prins, Marco Stroppa, Ramon Lazkano, Julian Anderson, Agata Zubel, Zygmunt Krauze