Juraj Ďuriš

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Photo from the archive of Juraj Ďuriš.
Born March 1, 1954(1954-03-01)
Nitra, Slovakia
Lives in Bratislava, Slovakia
Photo from the archive of Juraj Ďuriš.

Born 1954 in Nitra. Juraj Ďuriš is a composer and radio sound engineer. He graduated from experimental physics at the Slovak Technical University in 1978 and since then he has been working at the Experimental Studio of Slovak Radio in Bratislava as a sound engineer, since 1992 a programme adviser, specialist for electroacoustic and computer music, and currently as its director. He took private composition lessons with Víťazoslav Kubička. He participated in creation of several electroacoustic compositions and produced a number of his own projects. He takes part in several intermedia activities and computer art projects in Slovakia and abroad. He is also the chairman of CECM Bratislava and lecturer at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava.

Member of jury 1991 - 2003 Concorso Internazionale <<Luigi Russolo>> in Varese, Italy, - member of jury Musica Nova - 1995 - 2005 Prague, - member of jury IREM (International Rostrum of Electroacoustic - UNESCO - Helsinki 94, Amsterdam 96, Roma 2004, - member of jury SPACE 96 – Stockholm, - member of ARS Austica workgroup EBU 2000 - 2005, (European Broadcasting Union)

See also

Sound art in Slovakia (1960s-2000s), Slovakia#Electroacoustic_music