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During 2003-2004 three members of the ANM were invited for the Dresden Music Scholarship, a project within the Dresden Days of Contemporary Music at the Dresden Centre of Music/DZzM (Dresden, Germany): composer Azarova Svitlana, pianist Perepelytsya Oleksandr and accordionist Titov Alexey. Through the rehearsal period, the scholars built a ensemble pass_. The Tutors supported the musical and the practical-organisational aspects of this process. The team prepared a full program for the Festival Dresden Days of Contemporary Music in 2004.


In October 2003 new work Beyond horizon/Hinter dem Horizont by Karmella Tsepkolenko was premiered at Dresden festival hall Hellerau during Dresdener Tage der zeitgenössischen Musik. This piece was composed by poetry of Matthias Kneipp for soprano, percussion, piano and double bass.

Beyond horizon was commissioned by the Festival Dresden Days for Contemporary Music and performed by famous ensembles SurPlus (Germany) and Accroche Note (France).

 New CD 

Double CD ROM Candours of Mystery - multimedia database with the Ukrainian/English information about 12 Ukrainian women composers and New Music performers (over 70 musicians and musical groups): photos, biographies, complete lists of works, addresses and 22 hours of music (111 pieces, MP3 format) has been produced by the ANM in 2003. | more ››› |

 New Publication 

Contemporary Composers of Ukraine - Reference Guide-Book. Issue 1//Project manager Karmella Tsepkolenko, Editors Oleksandr Perepelytsya and Iouri Semenov. - Odessa: Association New Music, 2002. - 112p., illustr., Ukrainian-English.

ANM for the first time in Ukraine has realized bilingual (English/Ukrainian) edition of Reference book Contemporary Composers of Ukraine, where biographical data, photos, complete lists of musical works of many Ukrainian composers involved in the contemporary music have been published.

It is a result of work under Electronic database of contemporary Ukrainian music (web version). 33 articles dedicated to composers and information about organization-publisher have been included in this book.

This edition is intended for wide range of readers: musicologists, composers and musicians-performers, teachers and students of educational institutions, musical, artistic associations and organizations, state institutions, workers of mass-media, libraries, archives and all persons interested in contemporary Ukrainian music.


Pianist Oleksandr Perepelytsya junior participated in the 2nd International Music Competition for Youth Sribny Dzvin (October 2 - 8, 2001, Uzhgorod, Ukraine) where 262 musicians took part.

He became a 3rd Prize Laureate, nomination piano and organ in the older age category. At the same competition he was awarded the Prize of the Auditory's Sympathy and Special Prize for the Best Performance of Contemporary Music.

35 outstanding art workers from Ukraine, Hungary, Slovakia, Germany, Belgium, Poland and Russia were the judges. The Head of the Competition Jevhen Stankovych - composer, People's Artist of Ukraine, Laureate of the Ukrainian State T.Shevchenko Prize, active member (academician) of Academy of Arts of Ukraine, professor, Head of the Chair of Composition at the P.Tchaikovsky National Musical Academy of Ukraine.


Composer Karmella Tsepkolenko was awarded the B.Liatoshyns'kyj Prize of Ukrainian Ministry for Culture and Arts and Ukrainian Composers' Union (2001). The awarding took place in birthday of outstanding composer Borys Liatoshyns'kyj (January 3, 2001) in his memorial cabinet-museum in Kyiv (B.Khmelnitskogo, 68)


President of the Association New Music, composer Karmella Tsepkolenko participated in three weeks European Summer Academy for Culture and Management in 1999 (Salzburg, Austria). In this training participated 25 cultural managers from 20 countries. They had training in the field of Cultural Policy, Strategic Planning, Marketing etc.

 Association NEW MUSIC 


• President:
Karmella Tsepkolenko

• Director:
Oleksandr Perepelytsya

The Association New Music/ANM was founded as an independent non-governmental organization in Odessa (Ukraine) in 1995.

The ANM activity is aimed at the development of New Music in Ukraine.

The principal task of the ANM activity is the thorough support of composers, musicians, musicologists, and all artists involved in innovative trends of contemporary music, performing and multimedia arts.

The ANM organizes and holds various artistic events and cultural actions (festivals, conferences, master-classes); realizes AV recordings, releases CDs and CD ROMs, publishes scores etc.