Ivan Elezovic

Art Discipline: 
Sunny Isles Beach, FL
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jul 5, 2010 to Jul 30, 2010

Ivan Elezovic (DMA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) studied composition, music theory, and electronic music at the University of Manitoba, McGill University, and the University of Illinois working with Michael Matthews, Randolph Peters, Zack Settel, Alcides Lanza, Guy Garnett, Erik Lund, and Scott Wyatt. After receiving the Presser Award in 2001, he went to IRCAM where he studied with Brian Ferneyhough and Marc-Andr' Dalbavie. A year later, he was accepted at the Internationales Musikinstitut in Darmstadt, Germany working with Isabel Mundry, Tristan Murail, Robert HP Platz, and Valerio Sannicandro. His compositional output ranges from acoustic to electroacoustic works including mixed media, and has been recognized by numerous competitions and festivals in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Dr. Elezovic's compositional approach, honed and refined in North America, has demonstrated both good craftsmanship and an interest in pursuing innovative conceptual goals. He was teaching composition, music technology, and music theory courses at the University of Manitoba, University of Illinois, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand. Presently, he is teaching at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida.