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Institution: Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien
Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1
1030 Vienna [AUT]

Johannes Kretz


Johannes Kretz is a composer, electronics performer and artistic researcher. He is teaching computer music, composition, music theory and artistic research at mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, were he is also heading the Artistic Research Center (ARC). He is project leader of “creative (mis)understandings”, a 3-year artistic research project funded by FWF-PEEK.

As artist he is founding member of NewTonEnsmble Vienna, of the European Bridges Ensemble, the international composers group PRISMA, and of and co-curator of aNOther festival Vienna together with Wei-Ya Lin.

Scholarships and Awards: e.g. Austrian Federal Grant 1997, Stiftung Delz (CH, 2001), Theodor Körner Prize 2004

Commissions of work & performances at/with National Theater Hall, Taipei, Wien modern festival, Festival Ars Electronica, Konzerthaus Wien, Eclat festival Stuttgart, Klangforum Wien, Ensemble On Line, Vienna Flautists, quartett22, Internationale Lemgoer Orgeltage, Haller Bachtage, Triton Trombone Quartett, Wiener Kammerchor.

Performances in Austria, Germany, Poland, France, Czechia, Hungary, Turkey, Latvia, Lithuania, Argentinia, Mexico, Canada, USA, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China, Uzbekistan, Iran, India.


Together with his team he designs Lab 4 in Vienna.