Composer | Performer

Veronika Reutz
Drobnić

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 SWR Orchestra composition competition prize.Looking ahead, Veronika will have numerous international performances in 2024, including installations, multimedial, classical and electronic music concerts and will be working with prestigious ensembles, orchestras and festivals such as Pony Says, SWR Orchestra, Mixtur Festival, Novalis festival and many others. 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 dates08.03.2024
'Remembrance'
For piano solo
KNAP, Zagreb, Croatia
22.03.2024
'Remembrance'
For SWR Orchestra
Stuttgart, Germany
23.03.2024.
'Segmentation No.86'
For saxophone and piano
Varaždin, Croatia
23.05.2024
'Stunde der Stripsody'
for three recorders and percussion
SWR Radiosendung
24.05.2024
'Stunde der Stripsody'
for three recorders and percussion
Karlsruhe
07.06.2024 19:30
Author's concert Veronika Reutz Drobnic
Wolfgang Rihm Forum, Karlsruhe
'Three Thoughts on Folk Music'
'Grace'
'Biglietto lasciato prima di non andar via'
'Mix it up'
'Stunde der Stripsody'
'14 1/2 Themes for TV Advertising'
'15 Miniatures for brain stimulation'
11.06.2024.
in progress
for a string quartet and accordeon
MUT1, HfM Karlsruhe
29.06.2024.
'Others'
for saxophone and clarinet
Music ToGo,
Karlsruhe
07.2024.
'15 Miniatures for brain stimulation'
for clarinet, flute and trumpet
Institutsabend Musikinformatik,
Karlsruhe
07.2024.
in progress
for VR and performance
Institutsabend Musikinformatik,
Karlsruhe
18.07.2024. 16:00
'Segmentation No.86'
For recorder and a cembalo
Genuit Saal, Karlsruhe
08.2024.
in progress
for a string quartet and accordeon
Viske glazbene večeri
08.2024.
'Reverse idol'
For accordeon
Makarska, Croatia
10.2024.
in progress
Mixtur festival Barcelona
10.2024.
in progress
Novalis festival
2024
'Others'
For saxophone and clarinet
Slovenia
2024
'Three thoughts on folk music'
For wind ensemble
Slovenia
2024
'14 1/2 themes for TV advertising' for bassoon and live electronics
Zagreb, Croatia
2024
'Metasonata', for clarinet and piano, Zagreb, Croatia
2024
'Immersive Bodies' , intermedial installation
Stuttgart


Videos

Biglietto lasciato prima di non andar via

Unicorn sees

Grace

No.2

A day in a diary of a fly

"Ought it not to be possible to live differently?" [w/ score]

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