ter Schiphorst Iris

As a composer, Iris ter Schiphorst is influenced by years of experience as a classical pianist, a bass player, percussionist, keyboard player and sound engineer in various rock and pop bands * the large list of her works encompasses all genres * studied theatre and culture studies and philosophy in Berlin and attended classes with Dieter Schnebel, Luigi Nono and Helga de la Motte * concurrently, she worked intensively with electronical music and sample techniques * 2001 shortlisted for the Prix Italia for her orchestral piece Hundert Komma Null * Iris ter Schiphorst’s works have been performed at numerous festivals including those in Donaueschingen, Witten, Helsinki, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Porto, Paris (Festival d’automne), Munich (musica viva), at the Hanover Expo 2000, the European Month of Music Festival in Basle, at the Kassel Documenta... * since 2013 member of the Berlin Academy of Arts * since 2015 professor for Media Composition at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna * 2015 Heidelberger Künstlerinnenpreis (more: iris-ter-schiphorst.de)