Andovska, Darija (b. January 2, 1979, Skopje). Macedonian composer of mostly orchestral, chamber and vocal works that have been performed in Europe and elsewhere.
Ms. Andovska studied music theory and piano with various teachers at the Ilija Nikolovski-Luj School of Music in Skopje from 1993–97 and composition with Goce Kolarovski at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje from 1997–2002, where she graduated with honors. She has had post-graduate studies in composition with Goce Kolarovski there since 2003.
Among her honors is a prize in the A Place on the Disc competition of Jeunesses Musicales of Macedonia (2000, for Six Haiku Pieces). Her music has been performed in Azerbaijan, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Macedonia, Mexico, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland, and Ukraine.
She has worked as a music journalist for Macedonian Radio since 2000 and as a music producer for Macedonian TV since 2001.
She has lectured on analysis and musical forms at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University since 2001.
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Street address: Ms. Darija Andovska, Bul. Jane Sandanski 17, Entrance 1, Apt. 23, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia
Telephone: + 389 2244 4612
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COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS
ORCHESTRAL: The Sound, 4 percussion, string orchestra, 2000; Six Haiku Pieces, 20 strings, 2000; Cosmogony, large orchestra (95 players), 2002
CHAMBER MUSIC: Palindrome, oboe, clarinet, 1998; Awaiting, violin, metronome, 1998; Quinta Essentia, flute, viola, cello, marimba, 1999; Status Quo, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, violin, viola, cello, double bass, 1999; Whisperings, cello, 1999; Kaleidoscope, clarinet, violin, piano, 2000; Illuminations, string quartet, 2001 (also version for bassoon, 2 violins, cello, 2004); Odyssey Balkanica – Macedonia 2001, bassoon, violin, 2 celli, piano, accordion, 2002; Calypso, flute, bass clarinet/bass guitar, piano, vibraphone, 2003; Lilith, alto flute, 2004; DOrMIrNO, flute, clarinet, piano, 2004
CHORAL: The Prophet (text by Khalil Gibran), mixed chorus, 1998
VOCAL: Awakening (text by Dragan Stojkovski), bass, piano, 1997; Mirror (scene, text by the composer), alto, 1998; Prayer (text by the composer), soprano, piano, 1999; Vocalise, soprano, piano, vibraphone, 2001
PIANO: Three Pieces, 1996; Three Harmonic Studies, 1997; After the Rain, 1998
MULTIMEDIA: pass_PORT project (all players also move and perform actions), flute, clarinet, cello, piano, accordion, percussion, film (by Mladen Djukić), CD, 2004
FILM SCORE (DIRECTOR): Name This Film after Me, 2004 (Mladen Djukić)
(Last updated on October 28, 2004)