Miklós Maros

composer

                                 Biography

1943 born in Pécs, son of Rudolf Maros, composer and Klára Molnár,

      violinist. Studies at the Béla Bartók Music Conservatoire in Budapest

      with Rezsö Sugár

1963-67 composition studies at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music in

      Budapest with Ferenc Szabó

1968-72 composition studies at the College of Music in Stockholm with

      Ingvar Lidholm and György Ligeti

1971-73 Composition teacher at the Stockholm secondary school of

      music in Stockholm

1971-78 Teacher at the Electronic Music Studio in Stockholm (EMS)

1976-80 Lecturer in electronic music at the College of Music

      in Stockholm

1980-81 Scholarship at the Berliner Künstlerprogramm/DAAD in

      Berlin (West) (Berlin Artist's Program)

1981- Freelance composer

1990- Lifetime-Artists’ Award of the Swedish Government

2004 Christ Johnson Music Prize

2013 Rosenberg Prize

1971 Performances in London (ISCM - World music days 1971),

      Zagreb (Biennale 1971), concert and broadcast performances in

      Scandinavia, Europe, the USA, Canada, South America, Asia

      and Australia

Also active as a conductor of his own chamber orchestra, the

      Maros Ensemble, as he formed 1972 , together with his wife, the

      singer Ilona Maros, and has, among other works, performed ca. 150

      premieres of contemporary music in Scandinavia, the Netherlands,

      Austria, Hungary and Germany.

Besides the Maros Ensemble, has directed a.a. the following ensembles

      and orchestras: : Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra,

      Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Symphony Orchestra,

      Györ Philhamonic Orchestra, Komorni Ansambl Europhonie Zagreb,

      Regionmusiken in Sweden, Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra,

      Kammersveit Reykjavikur, Umeå Sinfonietta

1975-80 Member of the board of the Society of Swedish composers

1981-91 Vice-president of the Society of Swedish composers

1998 Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music