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Name :   Dr. Katia Mary Tiutiunnik
Position :   Senior Lecturer (Music Composition)
Email :   katia_tiutiunnik@salam.uitm.edu.my / katia.tiutiunnik@sydney.edu.au  
Telephone :   03 - 5522 7369

 

Research Area:

  • Music Composition.
  • Viola.

Program:

      Music Composition (Degree)

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.), Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 2013.
  • Diploma di Studio Superiori di Perfezionamento in Composizione, Academia Nazionale di Santa Cecelia, Rome, Italy (Teacher, Franco Donatoni), 1995.
  • Bachelor of Music in Composition ("with merit"), Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney, Australia, 1993.
  • Graduate Teaching Program Certificate (“with merit”), Graduate School, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 2002.
  • Tiutiunnik completed viola courses (as an auditor) at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, held by the internationally acclaimed violists Bruno Giuranna and Reiner Schmidt, 1995.

Professional Experience:

Publications:

Journal Publications:

  • Tiutiunnik, Katia. (2013). An introduction to the symbolic dimension of music: A composer’s perspective. Malaysian Music Journal 2 (1) 46—61.
  • Tiutiunnik, Katia. (2011). Babylon, the 'Gate of the Gods' in the symbolic realm of Tre preghierie di Nabuccoduriussor for guitar.    Bulletin of the Transylvania University of Brasov 4 (53) No.1-2011, Series VIII: Art and Sport 83—8.
  • Tiutiunnik, Katia. (2010). Mahdoom for trombone solo and the children of Iraq. Bulletin of the Transylvania University of Brasov 3 (52)-2010, Series VIII: Art and Sport 43—48.

 

Book Publications:

  • Tiutiunnik, Katia and Carey, Ross James. (2013). Creative journeys: When composers collaborate. Shah Alam: UiTM Press.
  • Tiutiunnik, Katia. (2009). The symbolic dimension: An exploration of the compositional process. Saarbrücken: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.

 

Mass-media Publications:

  • Macarthur, Sally. (2011). Composing the 'woman' composer. Musicology Australia 33 (1) 129—138
  • My string quartet, Night Journey, the first Australian composition ever to be performed by the Rimsky-Korsakov Quartet of Saint-Petersburg, received a substantial and very favourable scholarly review from Alexander Epishin, in the May 2002 edition of Klassika: St Petersburg’s Journal of Culture and Art, entitled “Belyaevskie Nights and Music from Australia”. Alexander Episihin published two more articles on my chamber and solo works, entitled “The Long Journey to the Light”, in the December 2006 and January 2007 editions of Klassika: St Petersburg’s Journal of Culture and Art.
  • Claudia Lasareff-Mironoff’s performances of my compositions White Night and Al-Hisar, on October 3 2006, at Barrows Hall, Billy Graham Center, Wheaton College, Chicago, IL, USA  was broadcast on cable TV, the radio and the web, by www.wetn.org.
  • Roger Vigulf’s recording of my compostion Erato was broadcast on Canary Lee Burton’s radio show, on WOMR.ORG (Provincetown MA), on May 5 2009, on September 15 2009 and  March 13 2012.
  • Bhairawa received its Australian premiere on September 12 1997, performed by Tamara Anna Cislowska, in the Eugene Goosens Hall, ABC Ultimo, as part of the Sydney Spring Festival. This performance was recorded and broadcast by ABC Classic FM, on 1 December 1997.
  • Bhairawa was performed for the third time, by Mario Angelov, on June 12 1999, in Concert Studio No 1, Bulgarian National Radio, as part of the Musica Nova Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria (Bulgarian section of ISCM). This performance was recorded and broadcast live by Bulgarian National Radio.
  • Dr. James Michael Bicigo's rendition of Mahdoom was broadcast by Canary Lee Burton on WOMR.ORG, 92.1 Provincetown, MA, on December 1 2009.

Book Chapters:

  • N/A.

Conference Papers:

  • N/A.

Masterclasses & Guest Lectures:

  •  Tiutiunnik presented a lecture/tutorial on her published dissertation, The Symbolic Dimension: An Exploration of the Compositional Process, and related compositions, at the Musicology Department’s Seminar, at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney, 27 May 2010.
  • Tiutiunnik gave a guest lecture on her published dissertation, The Symbolic Dimension: An Exploration of the Compositional Process, and related compositions, at the Composition Department’s Seminar, at the University of Melbourne, 1 April 2010.
  • Tiutiunnk gave a guest lecture on her compositions and related research at North Sydney Girls' High School, of which she is  an alumna, 26 March 2010.
  • Tiutiunnik  gave a lecture and three tutorials on the topic of “practice led research”, using her own work as a model, at the Music Department of the University of Western Sydney, 24 March 2010.
  • Tiutiunnik lecture and performed excerpts of her composition al-Hisar, during the “Borealis in Australis” guest lecture on the role of music in conflict resolution, which took place on December 3 2009, at the Batemans Bay Campus of the University of Wollongong, as part of the “Borealis in Australis” tour of Borealis Brass of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This seminar included discussions of excerpts of several works of hers, performed by Borealis Brass of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, 3 December 2009.

Recordings and Productions:

Selected CD Recordings:

  • Chamber Music at Mannes College: The Cello. New York: Mannes College, 2006. OCLC Number: 85787216 (This CD includes selected solo cello works by Katia Tiutiunnik, performed by Julia MacLaine).

 

Selected Performance and Broadcasts of Works:

  • Le Vie del Vento Divino for flute/ney, 2 bass flutes, contrabass flute and percussion received  its world premiere on November 24 2013, at Richmond Uniting Church, Melbourne, Australia, performed by Laila Engle (flute), Alice Bennett (bass flute), Elizabeth Collier (bass flute), Peter Sheridan (contrabass flute) and Dan Richardson (percussion).
  • The same musicians performed Una Preghiera during the morning session of the UiTM Composium, on September 26 2013, in the Orchestra Hall of the Faculty of Music, UiTM, as part of Ross James Carey and Katia Tiutiunnik’s UiTM Composium presentation, entitled ”Creative Journeys: When Composers Collaborate “.
  • Al Falaq for trumpet, trombone, 2 gendang, gong agung and togunggak ensemble was premiered by Borealis Brass of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, on March 20 2013, at the INTEC Hall, International Education College, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Seksyen 17, Shah Alam, Selangor Malaysia.
    Ballando Con La Vita for trombone and violin was performed by Dr. James Michael Bicigo and Dr. John Aspnes of Borealis Brass of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, on March 19 2013, during their visit to Unversiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia, as part of their Music Education Forum Lecture-Recital, “Contemporary Theories and Practices in Secondary Music Education: Some US and Canadian Perspectives”,   at the Angsana Hall, Faculty of Education, UiTMThe viola and vibraphone version of Una Preghiera was premiered on September 26 2013, in the Orchestra Hall of the Faculty of Music, UiTM, performed by the co-composer Katia Tiutiunnik (viola) and Siti Nor Farihah binti Md Noor (vibraphone). This concert was the final event of the UiTM ‘Composium’, the theme of which was “Eclecticism and the Compositional Voice: Pathways for New Millenium”
  • Abbracciando Dumuzi for violoncello, vibraphone and togunggak ensemble,  circa received its world premiere on December 1 2012, at Pentas 2, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (KLpac), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, performed by Lachlan Dent (cello), Ross James Carey (keyboard/vibraphone) and the Togunggak Ensemble of the Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). This performance formed part of the 3rd UiTM Malaysian Composers’ Series 2012.
  • Una Preghiera for viola and piano/vibraphone (co-composed with Ross James Carey) received its official world premiere on December 1 2012, at Pentas 2, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (KLpac), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, performed by Katia Tiutiunnik (viola) and Ross James Carey (piano). This performance formed part of the 3rdUiTM Malaysian Composers’ Series 2012.
  • De Profundis for ney and flute trio (a transcription of De Profundis Clamavi for soprano soloist and children’s and/or women’s choir received its world premiere on October 14 2012, at the Flockhart Hall of Methodist Ladies College, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, performed by Arya Bastaninezhad (ney), Alice Bennett (bass flute), Elizabeth Collier (alto flute) and Peter Sheridan (low flutes). This premiere formed part of the concert “Exchanges of Breath”.

 

Performances of Other Works:

  • Tiutiunnik  played the viola in Rosie, the Unruffled for viola and piano by May Howlett, with Ross James Carey (piano)  in the May Howlett Composer Portrait Concert, at the Angsana Hall, Faculty of Education, University Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia, 1 April 2013.
  • Tiutiunnik performed on the violin Mayya Musaeva and Ross James Carey (piano),  in Two pieces for two violins by Merabishvili,  at the Orchestra Hall, Faculty of Music, UiTM, as part of a Lecture-Recital on composers of the former Soviet Union, entitled,  Behind the Crimson Curtain, 14 December 2012.
  • Tiutiunnik performed the viola, recited, acted and sang Italian poetry in the multi-media composition Sounds Sights and Senses, created by Dr. Valerie Ross for Italian Week, Malaysia. This event was sponsored by the Embassy of Italy in Malaysia and attended by the Italian Ambassador, as well as several other ambassadors and other dignitaries. It was held at the Dewan Annexe Gallery, UiTM, Shah Alam, Malaysia, 16 October 2012.

Research Grants:

  • Tiutiunnik was the recipient of a commission from Alice Bennett, funded by the Music Board of the Australia Council for the Arts for research culminating in the creation Le Vie del Vento Divino for flute/ney, 2 bass flutes, contrabass flute and percussion, March 2013.
  • Tiutiunnik was the recipient of a commission from the University of Alaska Fairbanks for research culminating in the creation of  Al Falaq for trumpet, trombone, 2 gendang, gong agung and togunggak ensemble, for performance by Borealis Brass during their visit to the University of Alaska Fairbanks, in March 2013, January 2013.
  • Tiutiunnik was the recipient of a commission from Ben Baldanza, CEO of Spirit Airways, USA, for research culminating in the creation Ballando Con La Vita for trombone and violin, January 2013.

Communities: 

  • Tiutiunnik was the recipient of a Country Arts Support Programme (CASP) to complete a series of workshops, entitled “Healing the Spirit”,  at Moruya Women and Children’s Service (MWACS), with Indigenous artist, author, elder and story teller, Loretta Parsley, in conjunction with Indigenous Didgeridoo player, Dean Freeman, April 2011.

Awards:

  • Tiutiunnik was awarded the John Antill Composition Scholarship, the    Don Banks   Memorial Scholarship and theAlfred Hill Prize, from Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney, 1993.

Others:

  • Research Affiliate at Sydney Conservatorium of  Music, The University of Sydney (2010 to present).
  • Visiting Scholar at Columbia University in the City of New York, USA (2004 to 2006).
  • Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, Canberra, Austraila (2003-2004).