(IC2013 – New Zealand)
Karlo Margetić (b 1987) holds degrees in composition and clarinet from the New Zealand School of Music and is currently Emerging Composer in Residence with the Vector Wellington Orchestra. He was Composer-in-Residence with the NZSO National Youth Orchestra in 2007 and Young Composer-in-Residence with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in 2007 and 2008.
Margetić has been the recipient of numerous prizes in composition, including the NZSO/Todd Young Composer Award (2006), the Trusts Young Composer Competition (Auckland Philharmonia 2005), and the New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest SOUNZ prize for original composition (2004 and 2005).
Margetić has received commissions and performances from NZTrio, STROMA, Bärmann Trio, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Auckland Chamber Orchestra, and Wellington Youth Orchestra, among others. His music has been workshopped by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra as part of the CreativeNZ/SOUNZ Readings in 2009 and 2011.
He has worked with conductors Yannick Nezet Seguin, Lucas Vis, Tecwyn Evans, Kenneth Young, Stefan Lano and Hamish McKeich.
Margetić is also an active performer and is Co-Director of the SMP Ensemble, with which he has appeared as composer, clarinettist, conductor and narrator.