Tatiana Gerasimenok

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 - 12:50 pm

Tatiana Gerasimenok is a composer, sound & visual artist and musicologist based in Moscow/Leipzig. In her work, she is interested in combining different types of art as a prototype of coexisting different senses of the human body. She was born in Belarus and graduated at the Mogilev Rimsky-Korsakov musical сollege as a musicologist. From 2014 to 2019, she studied composition as a bachelor at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Yuri Kasparov. She was a selected composer for scholarship & residency at the Künstlerdorf Schöppingen (Germany, 2019), winner of the composition competition “Temporality of the Impossible”, resulting commission a new work for solo violin (Brussels/Belgium), “No Medici” project at International Summer Courses for New Music in Darmstadt (Germany, 2018), at the Académie Voix Nouvelles in Royaumont Abbey (France, 2017), Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart (Germany, 2017), EBMF International Summer Academy for Young Composers in New-York (USA, 2017), First International Master-courses for Young Composers in St.Petersburg (Russia, 2017), Fifth and Sixth International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky city (Russia, 2015, 2016). She was a participant of the Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik Darmstadt (Germany, 2018), Russian seminar sessions on the contemporary performing techniques which organised by Centre for the Contemporary Music of Moscow Conservatory (2014, 2015), workshops devoted to the music of young composers of Russia organized by stravinsky.online in Moscow (Russia, 2018).

Tatiana Gerasimenok received many awards from various composition/music theory competitions. She was a winner and selected composer at the Seventh International Composition Competition of Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Russia, 2015) for her oboe piece “The Smell of Roses” (2015). She took a part in master classes and workshops by Brian Ferneyhough, Pierluigi Billone, Mark Andre, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, Beat Furrer, Alvin Lucier, Tristan Murail, Peter Ablinger, Heinz Holliger, Raphael Cendo, Francesco Filidei, Philippe Leroux, Giya Kancheli, Ivan Fedele, Dmitri Kourliandski, Carola Bauckholt, and Fabien Levy, among others. She gave lectures about her music at the Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik Darmstadt, Academy Voix Nouvelles in Royaumont Abbey, International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky city, Moscow State University, Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, new music festivals. Also she taught composition and music theory at the music schools/colleges in Russia and Belarus, including Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory.

Tatiana Gerasimenok is active as an improviser, performance artist, vocalist and is a member of the creative group of young composers “MolOt” (YCBU – Youth Branch of Composers Union, Moscow). Her works performed by many renowned ensembles and musicians from around the world, e.g. ensemble Intercontemporain, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble [MCME], ensemble Multilatérale, Juliet Fraser, Ine Vanoeveren, and Dejana Sekulic, among others.