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Snežana Nešić is a composer, accordionist and conductor living in Hannover. She studied at the Academy of Music "P.I. Tchaikovsky" in Kiev and at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media (composition with Prof. Johannes Schöllhorn). Since 2011 she has been a docent for new music and composition at the HMTM Hannover and from 2018 to 2020 she was also a lecturer for contemporary music at the HMT "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" in Leipzig. in the academic year 2014/15 she was also guest professor for composition at the "St. Cyril and Methodius" University in Skopje (Macedonia).
Snežana Nešić won, inter alia, the 1st prize at the Molinari Quartet International Composition Competition and awards of the Chants Libres Opera Company and within the International Eisenach Bach Composition Competition 2019. She received a DAAD and the German Academy Rome Composition Scholarship in Casa Baldi and was Composer in Residence at the Goethe House in Rome, the Wilhelm Kempff House in Positano, the German Study Center in Venice and in Montréal, among others.
Snežana Nešić is also the artistic director and conductor of the ensemble "ur.werk". She has worked as a performer with numerous orchestras and ensembles, including, for example, the NDR Sinfonieorchester Hamburg and the Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover, and realized numerous premieres and performances of the works of many other composers. In 2021-24 she will be the artistic director of the program for young composers within the framework of Musik21Niedersachsen.