Veronika Reutz Drobnić is a composer and performer of new music, renowned for her innovative approaches to non-traditional and visual scores, instrumental composition utilizing pre-existing material, and captivating performances encompassing improvisational and performative elements.She has studied at the Music Academy in Zagreb for a year, after which she completed her Bachelor's degree at HDMK Stuttgart under the guidance of mentors such as Martin Schüttler, Jennifer Walshe, and Joanna Bailie. Continuing her pursuit of excellence, she is currently pursuing her Master's degree at HfM Karlsruhe, studying with Markus Hechtle and Wolfgang Rihm. Additionally, Veronika has also expanded her knowledge and expertise through study at the Kunitachi College of Music with Motoharu Kawashima.Throughout her career, Veronika's compositions have garnered international recognition and have been performed at prestigious festivals worldwide. Some notable appearances include IMPULS festival and Darmstädter Ferienkurse in Germany, Suntory Hall Summer in Japan, HNK Zagreb and Music Biennale Zagreb in Croatia, Oak Bay Festival in Canada, and Agorà Forum & Sounds in Italy, among many others.Her unique artistic vision has earned her numerous scholarships and grants, including the esteemed BW Stipendium grant, ZONTA stipend for best women in music, GdF grant, PROMOS grant and the Deutschlandsstipendium. Veronika has been the recipient of several prestigious prizes, including the Suntory Hall composition competition prize Japan, Oak bay competition Prize Canada, Piazza del Mondo prize Italy and more.Looking ahead, Veronika will have numerous international performances in 2024, including installations, multimedial, classical and electronic music concerts. Her upcoming performances promise to captivate audiences with their innovative and evocative musical expressions. Below you can find the full list of upcoming events:
Next Concert dates19.11.2023
'Mix it up', for two percussionists, electronics and reactive video.
KNAP, Zagreb, Croatia23.11.2023
'Three thoughts on folk music' for ensemble
'Biglietto lasciato prima di non andar via' for piano and voice
For SWR Orchestra
Masters degree final concert
Three Thoughts on Folk Music
For solo recorder
An Chi Abschlusskonzert29.06.2024.
Viske glazbene večeri08.2024.
Mixtur festival Barcelona10.2024.
'14 1/2 themes for TV advertising' for bassoon and live electronics
'Metasonata', for clarinet and piano, Zagreb, Croatia2024
Immersive Bodies, intermedial installation