J u r a j Kojs

   
     
  making music with instruments, everyday objects and technology  
     
           
 

 

Juraj Kojs is a Slovakian composer, performer, multimedia artist and producer permanently residing in the US. Juraj's creative and research work reaches to the areas of music at the threshold of hearing, action-based acoustic and electroacoustic music, cyberinstruments created with physical modeling synthesis, tactile music, native instruments from central Europe, contemporary concert music, dance music, interactive audio-visual performance, muscle-powered multimedia, music with everyday objects and toys and graphic notation.

Juraj is a co-founder of Foundation for Emerging Technologies and Arts (FETA) and the ensemble SofIA: Sonorities of Interactive Acoustics. He organizes 12 Nights and Acoustica 21 concert series at the Harold Golen Gallery in Miami, Florida. Juraj holds a PhD. in Composition and Computer Technologies from the University of Virginia. He had teaching appointments at Aalborg University in Copenhagen, Denmark, Yale University, University of Virginia and Ai Miami International University of Art and Design. Juraj is currently an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Music Theory and Composition at University of Miami's Frost School of Music.

 

 
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Favorite Sites
 
  • Yale album of experimental electronic music released on aReW recordings. Listen and downolad for free here

 

News: Events 2014

  • December 2: Cosmos. Mannes College The New School for Music. New York, NYC.
  • September 27: House Music. Ian Rosenbaum, percussion. Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL.
  • June 21: performing with Adrian Knight at Garden of Memory Festival at Chapel of the Chimes. San Francisco, CA.
  • June 14-28: sound design and music for Carlota Pradera's new dance performance Bare Bones. Miami Theater Center. Miami, FL.
  • June 14: organizing the FETA Day at Miami Children's Museum, including seven music and technology events.
  • May 3: Where the Light Surrenders for viola and piano. Premiere. Laura Wilcox, viola and Jose Lopez, piano. The Bakehouse Art Complex. Miami, FL.
  • April 5: 6PM. performing Slovakia. Rummet. Copenhagen. Denmark.
  • April 1 and 2: residency, talk, workshop and concert. The Royal Conservatory of Brussels, Belgium.
  • March 18-April 4:    The Waters of Venice. A collaborative video project with Claire Satin and Rodrigo Arcaya, Palazzo Ricciardi Medici, Florence, Italy.
  • March 15: 9PM. The Visitor. Multimedia work featuring Excel Hand dryers, sensors and interactive sound. Site specific Performance Series at The Garden Building. Miami, FL.
  • February 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and March 1: 8PM: Signals. Multimedia performance. Miami Theater Center's SandBox. Miami, FL.
  • February 8: 6PM-4:30PM: The Composer in Action. Open rehearsal for Signals. Miami Theater Center's SandBox. Miami, FL.

 

News: Events 2013

  • December 7: Technoplants. Collaborative project at Vizcaya Estate Gardens, Miami, FL.
  • September 27: Tatry. Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble. Deering Estate, Miami, FL.
  • May 10: Ms. Warp. Laptop & Electronic Arts Ensemble. Wesleyan University, CT.
  • April 21: Lissette Jimenez, voice and Jose Lopez, piano premiere The Harbingers of Light song cycle. The Deering Estate, Miami, FL.
  • April 3: presenting a talk at New York University.
  • March 28: Maria Paulina Garcia perform In_still_ness. New Music Miami, CARTA Miami Beach Urban Studios, Miami Beach, FL.

 

 

 

 

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Harold Golen Gallery

 

 

Kike Pinto and Taki: Andean Amazonian Music Museum

 

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