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Biography

* March 16, 1956, Bratislava

1962–1971

elementary school in Bratislava

1964–1971

piano lessons at the public school of music

1969–1971

private study of composition (Peter Bartovic)

1971–1975

study of composition (Juraj Pospíšil), piano playing (Mária Masariková) at the Conservatory in Bratislava

1973–1980

music-making at the Ján Albrecht’s house

1975–1980

study of composition (Dezider Kardoš) at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Bratislava

1979–1988

editor of the music books department of the OPUS publishing house

1984

a member of the Union of Slovak Composers (after 1990 the Association of Slovak Composers as the part of the Slovak Music Union)

1985–1991

a part-time teacher at the Department of composition of the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Bratislava

1988–1989

a study stay at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna (Roman Haubenstock-Ramati)

1988–1992

a postgraduate student at the Institute of Musicology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences

Jan. 1990

a chairman of the Association of Slovak Composers

1992–1996

a musicologist at the Institute of Musicology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences

June 1993

a defence of the doctoral thesis Battaglia and mimesis

1991–1996

chief editor of the Slovenská hudba (Slovak Music) revue

1993–1994

composer in residence of the Slovak Philharmonic

1997–...

a lecturer at the Department of Aesthetics of the Faculty of Philosophy of the Comenius University (history of aesthetics, history of music)

1997–1999

director of the publishing department of the National Music Centre

1999–2016

director of the publishing house Scriptorium musicum

2001–2007

guest associate professor, teacher of composition at the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica

2008–...

president of the Committee of the Bratislava Music Festival

2008–2009

a chairman of the Association of Slovak Composers

2009–...

member of the civic association Albrechtina

2011–2012

a lecturer at the Department of Composition and Conducting at the University of Performing Arts in Bratislava

2013–2015

associate professor at the Department of Composition and Conducting at the University of Performing Arts in Bratislava

2017–...

editor of the publishing department of the Music Centre Slovakia