Anna Arkushyna

Anna Arkushyna (Ukraine, b. 1989) studied composition at the National Academy of Music of Ukraine with Alla Zagaikevych and Eugene Stankovych and at Kunstuniversität Graz with Beat Furrer and Franck Bedrossian. Her works have been performed at festivals such as Konstrasty, Ukrainian Biennale for new Musik, ManiFeste, Randspiele, Impuls Academy, Evimus... and by renowned ensembles including MusikFabrik, Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Intercontemporain, and MozArt Sinfonietta Salzburg. Anna was a finalist in the Step to the Left-4 composition competition (St. Petersburg, 2011), and the Ö1-Talentebörse Kompositionspreis (Austria, 2020). In 2021 she was awarded the Musikförderungspreis der Stadt Graz.