Solomiya Moroz is a Canadian artist based in the UK, pursuing a PhD in music composition at the University of Huddersfield. Moroz is interested in hybrid forms of sound in mixed, electronic and instrumental music. Her work tends to progress towards the expansion of the music medium towards cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary media, while expanding the role of the musicians and artists within them.
Solomiya collaborates often with instrumental and electronic musicians, dancers and video artists. Her work has been presented as part of Takt Berlin Artists residency, Omi International Musicians residency in New York, and the Banff Centre Creative residency. In addition she has performed and presented at the Amsterdam Fringe Festival, Electric Spring Festival, SOTU Festival, Zone Homa Festival in Montreal, Canada with the dance group Les Filles Föllen, The Happening New Music and Media Festival in Calgary, Htmlles Feminist Festival of Media Arts and Digital Culture in Montreal, Cluster Festival of New Music and Integrated Arts in Winnipeg, Impulse Academy for Contemporary Music in Graz, Austria, Acanthes in Metz, France and The Month of Performance Art Festival in Berlin. She has been awarded Leighton Artists’ Colony residency at the Banff Centre from CALQ for composition as well as a development grant to study with flutist Eva Furrer in Vienna, Austria in 2012. She was also one of the invited performers at the ICMC 2009 (International Computer Music Conference), performing works by Douglas Geers and Pedro Oliveira.
She is a recipient of grants from Canada Council for the Arts, Conseil des Arts et Lettre du Quebec, and Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Société et Culture for her research into interdisciplinary and gestural composition at the University of Huddersfield. In the past, she has been commissioned by Shevchenko Foundation for her instrumental composition cloud patterns.