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Age Veeroos studied composition with Eino Tamberg and Helena Tulve at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (Tallinn) and with Wolfgang Rihm in Karlsruhe Higher Music School.


She attended international composition courses including IRCAM Summer Course for composers in Paris (2004) and Centre Acanthes in Metz (2005), master classes with for example Salvatore Sciarrino and Georg Friedrich Haas. 2010, together with a 5-member team she took part and won the main prize in a music theatre project competition of Zeitgenössische Oper Berlin.

“As a child I learned piano, later I also took lessons with saxophone, double bass and early music singing practice. From the year 1995, for the first time I got acquainted with new music, composers like Boulez, Ligeti, and others, performed during Contemporary Music Days of Tartu - a very rare event in Estonia those days. This experience changed my life...

Today I work as composer and teacher of composition. I am member of Estonian Composers Union and Estonian Association of Electronic Music.

"Taking the title literally, we can hear in its sharp points and glistening streaks of pitch a musical equivalent of shards of glinting ice, droplets of semi-melted snow, gusts of frigid wind, in an atmosphere that vividly conjures up the stiffness of deep cold. But chills come from more than just actual cold, and equally the obsessive behaviour of the players, with their spasmodic twitching, lunging and crashing – extended later on to tapping and banging on their instruments – could indicate the symptoms of a fever, or perhaps a more troubling psychological cause.
5:4 by Simon Cummings
Age Veeroos - Külmking (World Première) 

The contemporary opera GRID, composed by Age Veeroos tells a story of life in the metropolis, showing us the anguished contrast, even oppressive conflict between the virtual and the real world. Incorporating extensive video installation with live and pre-recorded electronic music, Grid had its world premiere at the arts and culture venue Kesselhaus in Berlin, Germany 21-22 April 2011. Grid was also the winner of the main prize at the 2010 Operare Competition 
organised by the Berlin Contemporary Opera (ZOB - Zeitgenössische Oper Berlin).
New Now Artists (ELIA NXT)

"Hästi meeldejääv oli Age Veeroosi teos
"ich sehe Federn wachsen im Sand der Wüsten..."
("näen linnusulgi kasvamas kõrbede liivas...", tekst Ilmar Laaban),
kuhu oli ka vaikus kenasti sisse kirjutatud. Teoses lummas flööti
imiteeriva klarneti (quasi 
shakuhachi) väga sulnis soolo."

"AFEKT" 2021, Talvi Nurgamaa Muusika 12/21

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