EWA TRĘBACZ  |  composer, media artist
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”Digital Immersion“ - October 2nd, 2016, 7:30pm
Montana State University, Reynolds Recital Hall

Works for instruments and electronics by composers Linda Antas (MSU)
and Ewa Trębacz (DXARTS, University of Washington).
Performances by MSU School of Music faculty Mike Nelson, Stephen Versaevel, Jeffrey Vick, Linda Antas and guest Andrew Miller.

"Musica Electronica" - April 9th, 2016, 8pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Fourth Floor, Seattle, WA

Seattle Modern Orchestra in partnership with DXARTS presented an evening of electronic music, including three works from three different generations and three stages of technological development.


  • Differences - Luciano Berio
  • Ligeia for invisible soprano, ensemble,
    and surround sound - Ewa Trębacz
  • Lichtbogen - Kaija Saariaho

  • February 20, 2016, 7:30pm
    Seattle Modern Orchestra Benefit Concert

    Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center
    4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Fourth Floor, Seattle, WA

    Minotaur for horn and surround sound was performed by Josiah Boothby at the Seattle Modern Orchestra annual fundraiser event:

    September 30, 2015 - Minotaur at ICMC 2015

    Minotaur for horn and surround sound was performed by Heather Suchodolski at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, University of North Texas, as part of the 41 International Computer Music Conference.

    The conference was organized by the Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia (CEMI), Division of Composition Studies, University of North Texas.


    May 7th, 2015, at 8pm
    Machinations Musical, Divers & Sundry

    Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center
    4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Fourth Floor, Seattle, WA

    Current and past students from the University of Washington School of Music and DXARTS join forces to present an evening of experimental music and performance.

    Works and performances by
    Daria Binkowski, flute and Anna Stachurska, live electronics
    Josiah Boothby and Ewa Trębacz, violin/horn duo with surround sound
    Donald Craig, 19-tone equal temperament electric guitar
    Inmi Lee, vocal performance with live electronics and kinetic sculpture
    Joshua Parmenter, cello with live electronics
    Douglas Niemela and Donald Craig, duo improvisation of sound and video

    Full program...   |   Facebook Event Page...

    Open Borders Generation Concert Tour 2014
    Polish and American musicians present music by a selection of Polish composers born in the 1970s. Three concerts include works by Paweł Hendrich, Agata Zubel, Ewa Trębacz, Cezary Duchnowski and Krzysztof Wołek.

    November 12, 7:30pm
    University of Illinois
    at Urbana-Champaign
    Krannert Center
    for the Performing Arts
    Tryon Festival Theatre
    Urbana, IL

    November 14, 8:00pm
    University of Louisville
    School of Music
    Margaret Comstock
    Concert Hall
    Louisville, KY

    November 16, 8:30pm
    Frequency Series
    3111 N Western Ave
    Chicago, IL

    Pawel Hendrich – Emergon αβ
    for large ensemble and electronics

    Agata Zubel - Not I
    for soprano, ensemble and electronics

    Ewa Trębacz - Minotaur
    for horn and surround sound

    Cezary Duchnowski - 1 5 1, 2 4 2, 3 3 3
    for violin, cello and electronics

    Krzysztof Wołek - Motions, Stases
    for piano and large ensemble

    Agata Zubel, soprano | Małgorzata Walentynowicz, piano | Jancie Philippus, horn | Illinois Modern Ensemble | Stephen Andrew Taylor, conductor

    July 7th, 2014 - Ewa Trębacz's solo CD is ALBUM OF THE WEEK on Classical King FM's Second Inversion channel

  • Ewa Trębacz's solo CD has been presented as the "Album of the Week" by Classical King FM's Second Inversion, their online channel devoted to contemporary music.

  • The album is available to stream at the Second Inversion SoundCloud channel, or on their website, where you can also find a interviews with Ewa and Josiah Boothby (French horn, collaborator on much of the disc release).

    Portraits of Contemporary Polish Composers:
    ©2013 Polish Radio S.A. | Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC | Polish Composers' Union

    From CD Booklet:
    A Conversation with Ewa Trębacz.


    Polish Radio, Polish Music Information Center and Polish Composers' Union (ZKP) have released Ewa Trębacz’s monographic audio CD as part of the new series Muzyka Polska Dzisiaj (Polish Music Today), promoting new works created in Poland and around the world. This CD includes 5 works by Ewa Trębacz, created between 2000 and 2013, ranging from solo works with electronics to large orchestral works with ambisonic sound. The project is non-commercial with approximately 300 CDs to be donated to various institutions, and a small number to be distributed by the Polish Radio.

    January 23 and 24, 2014, 7:30pm - Chapel Performance Space in Seattle

    DXARTS and Wayward Music Series present:
    New works for electronics, video and interactive media.

    • A two-night festival of interactive art featuring new and recent works by Donald Craig, Eunsu Kang, Ewa Trębacz, Marcin Pączkowski, Joshua Parmenter, Robert Blatt, Alexis Eggertsen, Joel Ong, Hector Bravo Benard, Ha Na Lee, Sergio Luque, Shih-Wei Lo and Steve Escoffery. With performances by Josiah Boothby (French Horn).

    June 17, 2013, 8pm - Chapel Performance Space in Seattle
    Cloud Drawings: an evening of computer music with guest artist Charles Céleste Hutchins.
    • Music and performances by: Hector Bravo Benard, Donald Craig, Charles Céleste Hutchins, Joshua Parmenter and Ewa Trębacz. More...

    April 20, 2013 - Northwest Horn Symposium
    Josiah Boothby performed Minotaur at Northwest Horn Symposium 2013, Montana State University.
    • The 2013 Northwest Horn Symposium was held at the Montana State University School of Music, April 19 through April 21 in Bozeman, Montana. Horn players of all ages attended from Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, New York, Colorado and Wyoming.
    • Concert recording (mp3)...

    February 24, 2013 - Warsaw, Poland
    ANC'L'SUNR (2012) for orchestra and ambisonics premiered at the W.Lutosławski Concert Studio
    • The Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marek Moś, premiered ANC'L'SUNR for orchestra and ambisonics by Ewa Trębacz at the W. Lutosławski Concert Studio S1 in Warsaw.
    • The concert was a part of the Generations XVI annual event, organized by the Polish Radio, the Polish Composers Union and the Polish Society of Authors and Composers ZAIKS. This year it featured works by 4 composers: Paweł Buczyński, Krzysztof Meyer, Anna Zawadzka-Gołosz and Ewa Trębacz. The concert was broadcast live on the Polish Radio Programme II.

    Organised Sound 17.2 (2012)
    A new article by Ewa Trębacz has been published in Organised Sound - an international peer-reviewed journal of music and technology. The article focuses on applications of immersive audiovisual media to experimental art, in particular in the context of so-called Visual Music.
    • Trębacz, Ewa. "Depth Modulation: Composing Motion in Immersive Audiovisual Spaces". Organised Sound 17.2 (2012): 156-162. Print.

    January 10, 2012 - Tacoma, Washington
    Classical Tuesdays in Old Town: Wired for Sound
    • An evening of electroacoustic music by Joshua Parmenter, Donald Craig, Pete Moss, Douglas Niemela, and Ewa Trębacz, presented by Old Town Business & Professionals Association, North Tacoma, Washington.
    • Minotaur performed by J.Boothby (mp3)

    Glissando 19 (2011)
    A special, German-language edition of Glissando - a Polish music magazine.
    • Trębacz, Ewa. "Modulation des Raumes: auf der Suche nach der Sprache eines immersiven Mediums." Glissando 19 (2011): 72-76. Print.

    November 16, 2011 - Chapel Performance Space in Seattle
    Wayward Music Series
    • An evening of electroacoustic music and digital video by Seattle-based composers Donald Craig, Pete Moss, Douglas Niemela, Joshua Parmenter and Ewa Trębacz. More...

    August 26-27, 2011 - Montreal
    Based on her doctoral dissertation research, Ewa Trębacz presented "Depth Modulation: Visual Music in Immersive Media Environment" at the Understanding Visual Music conference at Concordia University in Montreal.
    • UVM 2011 was a two-day conference focused on developing an understanding of the practice of visual music, its definition, related creative and perceptual considerations, current trends, technological innovation, and possible future directions.

    April 12-17, 2011 - Dresden
    Sekwens (dir. R.Sowa, music and sound by Ewa Trębacz) was most recently presented at the International Short Films Festival "FilmFest" in Dresden, Germany.

    March 26, 2011 - Los Angeles
    "Polish Music: The New Generation. With guest artist, David Lynch."

    December 8th, 2010 - Warsaw
    Monographic concert - "Portraits of Composers" Festival. Concert Program:
    • Minotaur for horn and surround
    • Chordochromies for harpsichord and computer-realized sound
    • Sekwens, animated film, dir. Robert Sowa, music and sound by Ewa Trębacz
    • Interior Portrait, animated film, dir. Robert Sowa, music by Ewa Trębacz
    Henryk Kowalewicz - horn
    Alina Ratkowska - harpsichord

    Autumn 2010, University of Washington, DXARTS: Special Topics in Digital Arts and Experimental Media - Space and Video.
    Ewa Trębacz designed and taught a new course, focusing on selected immersive visual technologies and their applications to experimental art.

    Glissando 16 (2010)
    A Polish magazine Glissando, devoted to contemporary music, publishes a new article by Ewa Trębacz. The article discusses selected immersive technologies in the context of experimental art.

    Neue Zeitschrift für Musik 6 (2009)
    Max Nyffeler's article on Ewa Trębacz's music, art (and other adventures) in the context of a new generation of Polish composers.

    September 19th, 2009 - Warsaw
    Errai premiered at the 52nd International Festival of Contemporary Music WARSAW AUTUMN.

    This engagement is supported by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation through USArtists International in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Trust for Mutual Understanding.

    June 8-12, 2009 - Paris
    things lost things invisible received a prestigious recommendation of the 56th UNESCO International Rostrum of Composers, followed by radio broadcasts around the world.
    • The International Rostrum of Composers has been organized since 1954 by the International Music Council, associated with UNESCO. 57 works from 27 radio stations from four continents have been presented in Paris during this year's edition of the Rostrum.

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