JANUIBE TEJERA

Franco-Brazilian composer influenced by theatrical writing and oral music, different universes that accompany him throughout his career. He builds his language on the border between the different musical universes and the performing arts, considering the experience of musical listening always in is diffenrent parameters.

His music, performed by renowned performers such as Ensemble Intercontemporain, Ensemble Ictus, Ensemble TM +, Ensemble Modern, Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra and Camerata Aberta, is part of major festivals and events in Europe and America, such as the Festival Musica, Présences Festival, the Musica Nova Festival, the Darmstadt Festival and the Milano Musica Festival.

Her work has been recognized time and again by various awards, scholarships and commissions, both in France and abroad, notably by institutions such as the Latin American Prize of Música Electroacoustic, Salabert Foundation, the Nadia and Lili Foundation. Baker, the Ministry of Culture of Brazil, the San Fedele Prize, the Franz Liszt Prize, among others.

Recently, Januibe Tejera was an artist member of Casa de Velázquez / Académie de France in Madrid, as well as resident composer of the Ibermúsica Foundation and the Sigma Project Quartet (Spain). He is currently a resident composer of the Warning / Théâtre Vanves / la Pop collective for the show "Insanæ Navis". In autumn 2017 "Moi, Singe", musical theater after Kafka will be created by the sets Accroche Note and Hanatsu Miroir in Strasbourg. To 2019 his new project – Bal Passé, will be create by Ensemble TM+ in production with IRCAM.

Graduate of a first prize in musical composition at the National Conservatory of Paris, he was able to enjoy the exchange with various personalities. As a result of this journey, his musical thought was heavily influenced by Gérard Pesson, Georges Aperghis and Flávio Oliveira. Januibe Tejera currently teaches electroacoustic composition at the Conservatoire de Bagnolet and Paris-Est University. Apart from his compositional activity, he was artistic director of the Contemporanea-RS Festival and musical director of various instrumental and vocal ensembles.