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Ana Sokolović

Ana Sokolović

b. 1968, Serbia

Ana Sokolović was born in Belgrade, Serbia. Her repertoire consists of works from soloists to large orchestra, from concert music to incidental music.

She studied composition with Dusan Radic and with Zoran Eric. She completed a master’s degree at the Université de Montréal under the direction of José Evangelista.

In 1996 and 2009 Ana Sokolović represented Canada at UNESCO’s International Rostrum of Composers, in Paris. In 1999, her work Géométrie sentimentale obtained a first prize in chamber music category and Grand Prix of 13th CBC National Competition for Young Composers. In 2005, Sokolović won the Joseph S. Stauffer Prize from the Canada Council for the Arts.

In 2005 she wrote her first opera, The Midnight Court, for Queen of Puddings Music Theatre Co, which was performed at the Royal Opera House, London (England) in June 2006.

Ana Sokolović teaches composition at the Université de Montréal.