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Stivrina, Renate (1985)

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Renāte Stivriņa
Renāte Stivriņa
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Renāte Stivriņa was born on August 21, 1985 in Daugavpils. She graduated the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, where she studied composition with Arturs Maskats, piano with Raffi Kharajanyan, and received her Bachelor’s Degree in composition (2009). As of 2009, she has been studying Master’s Degree composition at the Krakow Music Academy with Jozef Rychlik, as well as film music and audio-visual art at the Leon Schiller State High School for Film, Television and Theatre in Łodz. She participated in master classes presented by Dana Paul Perna at the international young Latvian musician camp in Ogre (2004), compositional master classes in Trebnice with Dietrich Mack and Alexis Agrafiotis (Germany, 2007) and in Mazsalaca with Alla Zagaykevych, Yannis Kyriakides, and Johannes Maria Staud (2008). She received the Vilis and Marta Vītols stipend (2005–2009). She has received awards in many local compositional competitions. 

She has collaborated with the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra, the Wroclaw chamber orchestra Leopoldinum, many Latvian choirs and the vocal ensembleAnima Solla. Her music has been performed at the Krakow composers’ festival (2009–2010), the Krakow animation festival Ofafa (2011), as well as choir festivals in Slovenia, Slovakia, Austria and Italy.

As of 2009, she is member of the Latvian Composers’ Union.

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