Evdokija Danajloska

Born in Macedonia, Evdokija Danajloska was featured at the Macedonian Music Days as part of the Young Composer’s Forum as early as 15. She studied piano, composition, harmony, counterpoint, orchestration, and conducting at the Music Academy in Skopje, where she received her diploma in composition in 1997. She then moved to Paris to continue her studies at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris with Gérard Grisey, Marco Stroppa, Marc-André Dalbavie, Alain Louvier, Rainer Bosch and Alain Savouret. She obtained the diplomas of composition, orchestration and improvisation (voice).

In 2003 the reading panel of IRCAM and the Ensemble Intercontemporain selected her to participate to the yearly session in composition and computer music. During this period, she wrote Dédoublement for voice and electronics, that she interpreted herself at the final concert. On that year she participated at the symposium “Voice and New Technologies”, and in June 2008 at the symposium “Expressivity in Music and Speech”, as a composer, performer and research associated with IRCAM. In May 2011, she gave a talk on her work at the conference “Les chemins de la voix” in the University Paris 8. In 2013 and 2016, she participated at the symposium “ Tradition et invention dans la composition musicale autour de la Méditerranée” (University Paris 8).

Her music is performed at numerous Festivals including 3e Biennale d’art vocal (Cité de la Musique, Paris), Festival ECLAT (Stuttgart), “YO! International Youth Opera Festival” (Utrecht), by ensembles such as “Neue Vocalsolisten”, “New London Chamber Choir”, “Les Jeunes Solistes”, “Le jeune choeur de Paris”, “Mikrokosmos”, “La Maîtrise de Radio France”, “L’Itinéraire”, “ Trio Accanto” and by Donatienne Michel-Dansac.

As a performer, she sung her Dédoublement in Berlin, Stuttgart and Keele. She also improvised with Frédéric Stochl, double bassist of the Ensemble Intercontemporain (for France Musique), with Marlon Schumacher -Electronic Data-Glove (Elektronische Nacht, Stuttgart), with Cécile Daroux (IRCAM), with Wilfried Wendling – electronics (Maison de la Poésie), with Claude Delangle (Porto, Portugal) and alone during the festivals “L'Itinéraire de Nuit” and “Nuit blanche” in Paris.