Jasna Veličković (NL)


Born in Belgrade, Jasna Veličković is a composer and performer based in Amsterdam. She
studied composition and piano at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, then continued her
postgraduate study at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. She has written around 70 compositions using a variety of musical instruments ranging from
solo instruments to compositions written for orchestra with live electronics. Since 2008 she
became interested in various layers of interference between magnetic fields and music. This
became her ongoing research whose aim is the creation of tools that facilitate playing on
instruments or objects using the transformative acoustic possibilities of the electromagnetic
field. This gradually led her to the invention of the new instrument, Velicon a tactile
electroacoustic instrument made of magnets and coils.

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