Růžičková Kateřina provdaná Piňosová

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The composer Katerina Ruzickova began studying composition under Jarmila Mazourova (1991-1994). After graduating from the Grammar school in Brno, she studied musicology and aesthetics at the Masaryk University of Brno (1991 - 1996) and composition at the Janaček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno (1994 - 1999, doctoral degree  2001 - 2006). She studied composition with Jarmila Mazourova (ZUS Brno 1991-94), Arnost Parsch (JAMU 1994-99), Svatopluk Havelka (1998), and Wolfgang Rihm (Musikhochschule Karlsruhe 2003-04); she participated in masterclasses with J. Vajda and Alois Pinos (Reichenau, 1996, 1998), Luis de Pablo, Jean-Yves Bosseur and Marek Kopelent (Cesky Krumlov, 1997); Her other studies included the piano performance and accompaniment with prof. Vladimira Slavikova (JAMU), and musicology and aesthetics (Masaryk University of Brno 1991-96). She also attended composition master classes in Reichenau (Austria), in 2003 was invited to Heidelberg (Germany) as a composer in residence. In 2006 she received a commission from the international music festival Young Euro Classic in Berlin to composer her first symphony Zázněj.