(b. 1 December 1967, Bucharest).
Romanian composer of mostly chamber and choral works that have been performed in Europe and North America.
Ms. Nuțeanu studied piano with Gabriela Enășescu and Daniela Ioan at the Colegiul Național de Muzică George Enescu in Bucharest from 1978–86. She then studied composition with Dan Constantinescu at the Universitatea Națională de Muzică București from 1986–90 and had postgraduate studies there in 1990–91. She later attended the Ferienkurse in Darmstadt in 1992 and studied composition with Franco Donatoni at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena in 1993. She earned her PhD in musicology at the Universitatea Națională de Muzică București in 2001.
Among her honours are First Prize in the competition Iași (1989, for Three Miniatures) and five prizes in Bucharest (First Prize, 1993, for Song; First Prize, 1994, for Children's Orchestra; mention, 1995, for The Shadow of the Night; Third Prize, 1997, for Elegia [withdrawn]; mention, 1997, for Scherzo).
She is also active in other positions. As a conductor, she worked with the Bulgarian Cultural Association in Bucharest from 1990–94. As a pianist, she has performed with the chorus Euterpe from the Colegiul Național Elena Cuza in Bucharest since 1990 and performed with the chorus Gloria Cantus in Bucharest from 1993–96. She co-founded the chorus Fortis in 1994 and has served as its pianist since 1994.
She taught as a professor of music at the Colegiul Național Elena Cuza from 1990–95 and has taught at the Universitatea Națională de Muzică București since 1995, where she has been an associate professor since 1997.
SELECT LIST OF WORKS
Three Miniatures, large orchestra, 1989
Wind Quintet, flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, bassoon, 1988
String Quartet, 1989
Hai-ku, flute, 1991
Hai-ku, double bass, 1992
Exorcism, mezzo-soprano, flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, bassoon, 1993
Yellow Thoughts, double bass, piano, 1994
Monologues, cello, 1995
Chat, 2 cellos, 1997
Hai-ku, violin, 1997
Dance, 3 percussion, 1998
Old Mint Street, shakuhachi (bamboo flute from Japan), flute (+ alto flute), violin, cello, piano, percussion, 1999
Fleurs du champ, pan flute, flute, alto flute, 2000
Hai-ku, 3 flutes, 2000
Doină și joc, pan flute, 2001
Song, mixed chorus, 1993
Children's Orchestra, mixed chorus/equal chorus, 1994
The Shadow of the Night, mixed chorus, 1995
Scherzo, mixed chorus, 1997
Axion, mixed chorus, 1999
The Little Crocodile, mixed chorus, 1999
Arco Iris, mixed chorus/equal chorus, 2002