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Rolands Kronlaks

 
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Rolands Kronlaks was born in Liepāja on March 20, 1973. He studied composition with Tamāra Kalna at Jāzeps Mediņš Secondary Music School and with Ģederts Ramans and Juris Karlsons at Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music (JVLMA). Rolands Kronlaks completed IRCAM composition and electronic music course in Paris, where his main composition teacher was Philippe Hurel (1998–1999). From 2004 to 2006 he studied composition with Hanspeter Kyburz and electroacoustic music with Wolfgang Heiniger at Hanns Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin. Compositions of Rolands Kronlaks have been performed in concerts and festivals in Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, The Netherlands, Germany and France by such musical units as Nieuw Ensemble, Ensemble Court-Circuit, The Latvian Radio Choir, Sinfonieta Rīga and others. Rolands is a member of JVLMA Composition Department and teaches composition, contemporary composition techniques and electroacoustic music.