Toronto, Ontario, Canada (1967 – present)
Chiyoko Szlavnics (born 1967, Toronto) has composed works ranging from solo instruments to chamber orchestra since 1993. She studied composition with James Tenney from 1994-7, was in residence at the Akademie Schloss Solitude from 1997-8, and attended Walter Zimmermann′s seminars at the HdK (now the UdK) in Berlin.
Her recent body of compositions are based on drawings which are translated into musical notation using the Just Intonation ratio system as a harmonic and microtonal basis. The resulting acoustical phenomena… read more
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