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Miroslav Spasov, composer of instrumental and live electroacoustic music, was born in Skopje (R of Macedonia) in 1964. He earned his PhD in Composition at the University of Calgary in 2002 (Allan Bell and David Eagle). He Teaches Composition and Computer Music Techniques in the Music/Music Technology Programme at Keele University in the UK. His works have been performed by various ensembles and soloists such as Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra (Czech Republic), New London Chamber Choir (UK), Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (Canada), János Négyesy and Päivikki Nykter (USA), Leonid Pejsahov and Nadezda Pozarickaya (Canada), Sarah Watts and Michael Bell (UK), Ankara Wind Quintet (Turkey) and others. A number of performances were broadcasted on radio and TV such as WKCR 89.9, Manhattan, New York City, BBC Manchester, CBC Montreal and others.

He has received grants for creative work from The Canada Council for The Arts and Alberta Arts Council. Among other awards, his composition Metaanthropos/Evolutio 1 for flute and electronics, won the first prize in the Second International Computer Music Competition Pierre Schaeffer, 1999 and his orchestra piece à gauche, à droite, en haut was awarded an honourable mention in the 10e Concours International de Composition Musicale de Besançon (2000), France. 

Recently his research focused on the development of software for interactive realtime performance – ENACTIV, Interactive Multimodal Composing System and Attractors Library a collection of MAX/MSP/Jitter modules.

Currently his creative interests are live electroacoustic composition, in particular the interaction between instruments/voice and computer platforms and the nature of creative processes in the context of Systems Theory and Cognitive Science.
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