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), Zagreb
      (Biennale), concert and broadcast performances in Scandinavia,
      Europe, the USA, Canada, South America (Argentina, Brazil,
      Dominican Republic, Mexico, Uruguay), Australia and Asia (Japan,
      South Korea)
 
Also active as a conductor of his own chamber orchestra, the MAROS
     ENSEMBLE, which has, among other works, performed ca. 150
     premieres of contemporary music in Scandinavia, Holland, Austria,
     Hungary and Germany.

Besides the MAROS ENSEMBLE, has directed the following ensembles
     and orchestras: : Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Prague
    Radio Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Györ
     Philhamonic Orchestra, Regionmusiken in Sweden, Helsingborg
     Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Chamber Orchestra, Kammersveit
     Reykjavikur, Stockholm Nya Kammarorkester, Umeå Sinfonietta,
     Komorni Ansambl Europhonie Zagreb
 
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