KARLO MARGETIĆ (b 1987 )
Karlo Margetić holds degrees in composition and clarinet from the New Zealand School of Music and is currently Emerging Composer-in-Residence with the Vector Wellington Orchestra. He was composer-in-residence with the NZSO National Youth Orchestra in 2007 and 2008. Karlo Margetić has been the recipient of numerous prizes in composition, including the NZSO/Todd Young Composer Award (2006), the Trusts Young Composer Competition (Auckland Philharmonia 2005), and the New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest SOUNZ prize for original composition (2004 and 2005). His music has been commissioned and performed by the NZTrio, STROMA, the Bärmann Trio, the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, the Auckland Chamber Orchestra, and Wellington Youth Orchestra, among others. It has been performed in workshops by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra as part of the Creative/SOUNZ Readings in 2009 and 2011. He has worked with conductors Yannick Nezet Seguin, Lucas Vis, Tecwyn Evans, Kenneth Young, Stefan Lano and Hamish McKeich. Karlo Margetić is also an active performer and is co-director of the SMP Ensemble, with which he has appeared as composer, clarinetist, conductor and narrator.