Juraj Kojs

A Slovakian composer, performer, multimedia artist, producer, researcher and educator permanently residing in Miami, FL. His compositions received awards at Europe’s A Sound Panorama, Miami New Times Best Off Award, Eastman Electroacoustic Composition and Performance Competition and the Digital Art Award. Miami New Times described his muscle-powered multimedia Neraissance as "striking and unforgettable," and MiamiArtzine called his Signals "enthralling and immersive." Miami Herald described Bang for the Train as "the most profound work of the night – and certainly the most unexpected and enjoyable." Kojs’ commissions include The Quiet Music Ensemble, Miami Light Project, Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble, Meet the Composer, Harvestworks New York, Miami Theater Center and Vizcaya Museum & Gardens.

His research articles appeared in journals such as Organized Sound, Digital Creativity, Leonardo Music Journal, Journal of New Music Research and International Journal of Arts and Technology. Kojs is the director of the Miami-based Foundation for Emerging Technologies and Arts (FETA). He holds a Ph.D. in Composition and Computer Technologies from University of Virginia. Kojs taught at Medialogy Department Aalborg University (Copenhagen, Denmark), Yale University, University of Virginia and Miami International University of Art and Design. Kojs is an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice at University of Miami's Frost School of Music. More info can be found on www.kojs.net



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