music database

The mica-music database contains comprehensive entries on contemporary Austrian composers, performers, bands and ensembles. The main focus currently lies on the genres contemporary music and jazz.
An extensive presentation of performers from other genres can be found in the SR-Archive for Austrian pop music:

Full discographies by Austrian performers are listed under:

The English version of the composer-database was co-funded by the Ernst von Siemens Foundation and by the AKM.

Aus der Musikdatenbank

Manuela Meier studied Composition and Accordion at the University of Music in Graz and Queen's University Belfast (UK). Currently she is undertaking a PhD in Composition at Harvard University. Composer of instrumental and electroacoustic pieces, as well as performer of New Music works and improvisation.


Manuela Meier's works have been performed at festivals, conferences and concerts such as the Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music in Belfast, the Festival Next Generation at the Center for Art and Media (ZKM) in Karlsruhe, the Steirischer Herbst Festival/Musikprotokoll in Graz, the Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras (CMMAS) in Mexico and the Melbourne Recital Centre in Australia. Her work has been played by ensembles such as the Arditti String Quartet, Stadler Quartett, Ensemble PHACE, STROMA New Music Ensemble, JACK Quartet and ELISION Ensemble.


further information and works at:

Über die Musikdatenbank