Juraj Kojs is a Slovakian composer, performer, multimedia artist and producer permanently residing in the US. Juraj's creative and research work reaches to the areas of music at the threshold of hearing, action-based acoustic and electroacoustic music, cyberinstruments created with physical modeling synthesis, tactile music, native instruments from central Europe, contemporary concert music, dance music, interactive audio-visual performance, muscle-powered multimedia, music with everyday objects and toys and graphic notation.
Juraj is a co-founder of Foundation for Emerging Technologies and Arts (FETA) and
the ensemble SofIA: Sonorities
of Interactive Acoustics. He
Nights and Acoustica 21 concert series at the Harold Golen Gallery in Miami, Florida. Juraj holds a PhD. in Composition and Computer Technologies from the University of Virginia. He had teaching appointments at Aalborg University in Copenha gen, Denmark, Yale University, University of Virginia and Ai Miami International University of Art and Design. Juraj is currently an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Music Theory and Composition at University of Miami's Frost School of Music.
. Yale album of experimental electronic music released on aReW recordings. Listen and downolad for free here
Check out the video from the premiere of the
Music for the Music Stands by the extraordinary Talujon at the Queens College, March 31, 2015 here.
2015-2016: The Contemporary Arts Program (CAP) commission to create a site-specific sound installation inspired by Vizcaya. Miami, Fl.
2015-2016: The Deering Estate Art Residency. Miami, Fl.
News: Events 2015
February 12 and 13, 9PM: Carlota Pradera and Lazaro Godoy’s
. Miami Dade County Auditorium. On Stage Black Box. 2901 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL. Bare Bones
February 22: L. Wilcox and J. Lopez play
Where the Light Surrenders for viola and piano. Deering Estate. 16701 SW 72 Ave, Miami, FL.
Circuit Bridges: FETA and friends. Gallery MC, 549 W 52nd St, New York, NY.
Talujon premieres Music for the Music Stands. Queens College New Music Group concert, Aaron Copland School of Music. Queens College, 64-80 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, New York, NY.
Sarah Cahill premieres In the Mist for piano. Bakehouse Arts Complex, 561 NW 32nd St., Miami, FL.
And All My Senses Suspended. Nave Graham, flute, Noah Jenkins, violin, Ryan McMasters, double bass and Mari Kawamura, piano. New Music on the Point Festival. Leicester, VT.
July 26: Electronic Music set with Abinadi Meza performance. The American Academy in Rome. Italy.
The Silo Songs. An interactive installation and performance with Alex Lough for 2 silos. Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL.
The Cable Piano. A performance with Alex Lough for piano and technologies. Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL.
September 18: The Living Earth Show premieres
69 Piglets for electric guitar and suitcase percussion. Miami Beach Urban Studios, Miami, FL.
News: Events 2014
Cosmos. Mannes College The New School for Music. New York, NYC.
House Music. Ian Rosenbaum, percussion. Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL.
June 21: performing with Adrian Knight at Garden of Memory Festival at Chapel of the Chimes. San Fra ncisco, CA.
June 14-28: sound design and music for Ca rlota Pradera's n ew dance performance . Miami Theater Center. Miami, FL. Bare Bones
June 14: organizing the FETA Day at Miami Children's Museum, including seven music and technology events.
May 3: Where the Light Surrenders for viola and piano. Premiere. Laura Wilcox, viola and Jose Lopez, piano. The Bakehouse Art Complex. Miami, FL.
April 5: 6PM. performing Slovakia. Rummet. Copenhagen. Denmark.
April 1 and 2: residency, talk, workshop and concert. The Royal Conservatory of Brussels, Belgium.
March 18-April 4: The Waters of Venice. A collaborative video project with Claire Satin and Rodrigo Arcaya, Palazzo Ricciardi Medici, Florence, Italy.
March 15: 9PM. The Visitor. Multimedia work featuring Excel Hand dryers, sensors and interactive sound. Site specific Performance Series at The Garden Building. Miami, FL.
February 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and March 1: 8PM: . Multimedia performance. Miami Theater Center's SandBox. Miami, FL. Signals
February 8: 6PM-4:30PM: Open rehearsal for The Composer in Action. Signals. Miami Theater Center's SandBox. Miami, FL.