biography

ARTIST CURRICULUM VITAE (CV)

HARDI KURDA, Composer and Improviser
Email: info@hardikurda.com | hardi.kurda@gmail.com
Homepage: www.hardikurda.com

 

BIOGRAPHY
Hardi Kurda is a composer, improviser and Ph.D. candidate at Goldsmiths, University of London. Hardi received both BA and MA degree in music composition at Gothenburg University, Sweden and the University of music and theater Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy in Leipzig, Germany. Before university, he studied at the Gotland School of Music Composition in Visby, Sweden.

HIGHER DEGREE
2010-2012
Master Program in Music with a specialization in Composition, Academy for music and drama, Gothenburg, Sweden. University of music and theatre “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” Leipzig, Germany.

2006-2009
Bachelor Program in Music with a specialization in Composition, Academy for music and drama, Gothenburg, Sweden.

OTHER EDUCATION
1994 – 2006
Gotland Composer House, Sweden
Ljungskile College, Ljungskile, Sweden (violin and composition)
Institute of fine art, Sulaimani, Kurdistan (violin)

COURSES
2006 – 2011
Irish composition summer school
Atlas Academy for Composer, Amsterdam, Nederland
Baltic Music Academy Summer Course, Gotland.
AWARDS & GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS

2006 – 2015
Western Götaland region culture scholarship
Swedish composer society (fst), Grants
Adlerbertiska scholarship
Foundation Anna Whitlock Memorial fund
Edward Magnus fond
Konstnärsnämnden (Artistic committee grant)
Williniska Scholarship
Swedish composers international music organization, Grants
Royal musical academy, Grants
Frimurare Children house direction in Gothenburg
Alva Kraft, Swedish composer society, Scholarship.

LINKS:
*Member of the professional association visual artist Berlin
*Member of Society of Swedish Composer (FST), www.fst.se
*Published scores by Swedish Music organisation (Svensk musik) www.svenskmusik.org