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C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

D0 note (18.35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

G0 note (24.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

Šmite, Gundega - F - Latvia 

 
 

 

Biography

Gundega Šmite was born in 1977, Riga. She has graduated composition department at Jazeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music in the composition department with professor Pēteris Plakidis (Master’s degree in 2007). In the 2005/2006 academic year she supplemented her education with studies at the Jean Sibelius Academy of Music with Veli-Matti Puumala. She has taken participation in Centre Acanthes workshop, having masterclasses with Salvatore Sciarrino and Fabio Nieder (2008) and Philipe Hurel, Oskar Strasnoy and Unsuk Chin (2011). Since 2007 she has been a lecturer in the Latvian Music Academy. From 2009 till 2012 she has been a Chairperson of the Latvian Composers’ Union. At 2012 she earned a doctoral degree in arts in the Latvian Music Academy for her musicological research, that concerns music and text relationship in the contemporary choral music.
She has won numerous prises and recognitions for her work; her works have have been performed in prominent Contemporary music festivals Klangspuren, Time of Music, Baltic Sea Festival, Sounds New among others, as well as in public concerts worldwide.

 

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  • Gender: 
    F
  • Citizenship: 
    Latvia
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