Madli Marje Gildemann (Sink)

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Madli Marje Gildemann (Sink)

Composer, ECU member since 2023
Born on 17.03.1994

Madli Marje Gildemann

Madli Marje Gildemann (Madli Marje Sink, 1994) studied composition at the Georg Ots music school with Tatjana Kozlova-Johannes and Andrus Kallastu
from 2016 until 2018. Currently, she’s obtaining her master’s degree from the Zurich University of Arts in the film, theatre and media program. Her main source of inspiration is exploring ecoacoustics and various biological processes and finding new ways to express those processes in music.

She has composed music for choir, various mixed ensembles and orchestra. She has also created music and sound design for theatre, animation, computer games, dance and created sound installations. Her music has been performed at various festivals, such as the Estonian Music Days, ISCM World Music Days, Baltic Music Days, AFEKT Festival, Al(t)chemie Festival” and “L’esprit de l’utopie”.

Collaborations: Mondrian Ensemble (CH), Klangforum Wien(AT), Ensemble Synaesthesis (LT), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble U: (EST), SaxEst (EST)


“Transpiration” (2022) for string orchestra; “Photosynthesis (2022) for chamber ensemble; “Osmosis” (2018) for piano quintet; Dream Sequence of an Ancient Forest (2018) for two pianos and megaphones; AH-64 APACHE/”Sumiseja,sumiseja…” for large ensemble and throat singer II prize for „Transpiration“ at the International Rostrum of Composers in Palermo, 2022 (under 30 category)

LHV special prize for the piece “AH-64 APACHE/Sumiseja, sumiseja…”, 2018

Representing Estonia in the under 30 category at the International Rostrum of Composers in Helsinki, 2013

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