Works performed by Earplay:


Kotoka Suzuki received a B.M. degree in composition from Indiana University (1994) and a D.M.A. degree in composition at Stanford University (1999), where she studied with Jonathan Harvey (to whom she submitted her Doctoral thesis in 1999). She has also been an artist-in-residence at numerous international festivals and compositional courses including IRCAM Summer Workshop (France, 2001), International Computer Music Conference (ICMC, Germany/Cuba, 2000/2001), Voix Nouvelles Royaumont (France, 1997), June in Buffalo (1997), and Darmstadt (Germany, 1999/2000). An active composer, many of her works have been performed in major venues across the globe by performers such as Arditti String Quartet, Continuum (Canada), Ensemble Moderne (Canada), Junge Musik, and Ives Quartet. Her awards and grants include DAAD Berlin Artist in Resident Prize (2001-2002), Musica Nova Honor Prize (Czech, 2002), Rusolo-Pratela Electroacoustic Music Competition Finalist (Italy, 2002), Robert Flemming Prize from Canada Council for the Arts (2001), Gerald Oshita Fellowship Award from Djerassi Resident Artists Program (California, 1999), and Stanford String Quartet Composition Competition Award (1997).

[from program for March 17, 2003 concert]