Elizabeth is a current member of NyMusikk composer community in Norway and a recipient of A.G. Francis Prize for Composition in 2019, awarded by Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, where she studied under Dr. Erik Griswold. In 2020, Elizabeth had completed her diploma studies in composition and applied music theory at Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo with composers Bente Leiknes Thorsen, Kjell Habbestad and music theorists Anders Tykesson and Peter van Tour.
As an experienced artist, Elizabeth successfully transitioned to the world of academic music after over 7 years of studying the disciplines of visual arts in Murmansk, Russia from which she graduated with distinction. Professionally, Elizabeth have a various experience in leadership/management and had worked as Front of House Duty manager at Queensland Conservatorium 2016-2018, as a producer assistant and artist coordinator for the Stavanger Chamber Music Festival in 2019 and curated new music events both in Australia and Norway between 2018 and 2020.
Currently, Elizabeth is a freelancing artist with focus on writing chamber, choral and experimental music as well as expanding her expertise in multimedia and multidisciplinary art.
Her recent involvements include fellowships at IMPULSE New Music Festival (CA, US) with Jacqueline A. Rolle Memorial Scholarship; reMusik contemporary music forum; Art, Research and Creation Opus aka ARCO (FR); DARMSTÄDTER FERIENKURSE (DE); Impuls Academy in Graz, Nief Norf new music festival (TN/USA); Anemoi Wind Quintet (AU); Women of Noise (AU) participation and organisation under leadership of multitalented Phoebe Bognar, and a variety of solo collaborations and projects with individual artists she meets on her journey.
Elizabeth aspires to explore the potential of the contemporary arts and promote new talents and movements. She strongly believes in power of contemporary art as a political and societal vessel that connects people of different background and inspires diversity, inclusion and freedom of expression. Elizabeth also hopes to bring storytelling and experimental concepts to a new level and broaden the horizons of contemporary music/art with her practice of these disciplines.
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