Katharina Klement    



Born in  1963 in Graz, Austria.

Studies:  piano, composition and course in electro-acoustic  and experimental music at Vienna Music University.

"Composer-performer" in the field of notated and improvised, instrumental and electronic music.
Instrumental and electronic compositions, emphasis on spatial conceptions, crossover projects in music, text, video, performance. Numerous multi-channel compositions in combination with instrument(s) and /or vocals, particular interest lays on the piano and its extended playing techniques, sound installations, founder and member of numerous ensembles for improvised and collective composed music.


Several  awards and prizes, like  „publicity-Preis“ of SKE/austro mechana 2001, „honorary mention“ at Prix ars electronica Linz 2006,  Austrian Kunstpreis category music 2013.


Composition works i.a. for Austrian radio and television, "jeunesse" Austria, numerous small ensembles and soloists, Nobelprize-seminar Vienna, Linz cultural capital 09, dramagraz, Theater Marie Aarau, festival e-may Vienna, musikprotokoll Graz Austria, Klangforum Wien, institute for media-archeology Austria, Wien Modern.


Concerts in Austria and abroad, including Festival Kaleidophon Ulrichsberg,  Tage für Neue Musik Zürich, Offenes Kulturhaus Linz, festival Inventionen Berlin, festival Midi-Alternativa Moskau, city of women Ljubljana, gallery O´artoteca Milano, SECCA North Carolina, "roulette" New York, festival unlimited Wels, festival Konfrontationen Nickelsdorf, Festival Arts Stay Slowenien, Klangspuren Schwaz, musiques & recherches Bruxelles.


Since 2006 lecturer at the course for electronic media and computer music, university for music and performing arts Vienna.


Several CD-publications, founded own CD label KalK


Lives in Vienna



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