Composer in Residence Website: www.kojs.net Composer in Residence Juraj Kojs had been working with the Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble for several seasons to present his unique compositions within the Living Artist Concert Series. Kojs is a Slovakian composer, performer, multimedia artist and producer permanently residing in the US. His creative and research work reaches to the areas of music at the threshold of hearing, action-based acoustic and electro acoustic music, concert music, dance music, interactive audio-visual performance, muscle-powered multimedia, music with everyday objects and toys and graphic notation. Kojs holds a PhD in Composition and Computer Technologies from the University of Virginia, is a co-founder of Foundation for Emerging Technologies and Arts (FETA) and the ensemble SoflA: Sonorities of Interactive Acoustics. He organizes 12 Nights and Acoustica 21, concert series at the Harlod Golen Gallery in Miami, FL. He has held teaching appointments at Aalborg University in Copenhagen, Denmark, Yale University, University of Virginia, an Miami International University of Art and Design and is currently an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Music Theory and Composition at University of Miami’s Frost School of Music.