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  Kirsten Reese
born 7.2.1968, lives in Berlin

1988-1996 studied flute at the Hochschule der Künste Berlin, diploma in Instrumental Education in 1994, diploma in Flute Performance in 1996.
1992-1993 studied in New York: flute (with Robert Dick), electroacoustic music (Manhattan School of Music) and studio technique (New School of Social Research)
1993-1996 courses at the Electronic Studio of the Technical University Berlin in digital sound processing and algorhythmic composition
2006-2008 Composition Masters Program (Meisterschüler) at the Universität der Künste with Daniel Ott

since 1994 composition, production and performances of electroacoustic works and sound installations throughout Germany and Europe
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stipends and awards
1999 composition stipend of the Berlin Senate for a residency at the Music Acadamy Rheinsberg
2001 composition stipend of the Stiftung Kulturfonds
2001 composition stipend of the Berlin Senate for a work for the ensemble Zeitkratzer
2002 artist-in-residence at Die Höge
2004 composition prize Zonta Club Berlin
2005 residency Cité des Arts, Paris
2007 Karl-Hofer- Prize, together with the artist group Stille Post
2007 Dorothea-von-Erxleben stipend of Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover
2008 composition stipend of the Berlin Senate
2009 Fellowship Villa Aurora, Los Angeles
2010 Nomination / Special Award german Sound Art Award / Deutscher Klangkunstpreis

performance and programming of concerts
1991-2005 concert performances as flutist; as soloist or in ensembles such as United Berlin, Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin and others, mainly with contemporary music; radio broadcasts (Deutschlandradio, SFB), and recordings for film (arte/ZDF), festival performances and concert tours to cities including Minsk, Seoul, Hong Kong, New York, Istanbul, Wien, EXPO 2000
1998 founding member of the wind trio e-vent (flute, oboe, clarinet); regular concerts and premieres of works commissioned for the ensemble
since 1992 programming and organisation of concerts and concert series
since 2001 co-curator of the Festival Klangwerkstatt in Berlin

1996 "Stefan Wolpe: 'Piece in Two Parts for Flute and Piano (1960)'", published 1997 im Pfau Verlag, Saarbrücken
since 1996 publication of articles about contemporary music in journals, reference works, CD booklets, author of features for radio (WDR; DeutschlandRadio); areas of research include experimental American music; music from the 1920's, 30's and 40's; electronic music; music and media
since 2000 radio broadcasts and features (WDR, DeutschlandRadio) about Kaija Saariaho, Lutz Glandien, Harry Partch, Ruth Crawford Seeger, Ute Wassermann
since 2001 multimedial internet presentations for the research project MUGI

2001 research assistant at the Musikhochschule Detmold/ Universität Paderborn
since 2002 researcher assistant at the Hochschule för Musik und Theater Hamburg in a research project which links contemporary music, gender and internet/new media
since 2007 research project Land Sound Art

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2004 - 2007 board member of the Initiative Neue Musik Berlin e.V.