Pia P. Reš
Lester St. Louis
Dré A. Hočevar
Pia P. Reš (Klagenfurt, 1993) is a composer and performer, currently pursuing a master degree in composition at Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Her teachers include Maya Verlaak, Wim Hendrickx and Dré A. Hočevar.
Lester St. Louis (New York, 1993) is a Multi-instrumentalist, composer and curator based in New York. He has worked in, performed and created in artistic environments in The United States, Canada, South America, Europe and China with groups and artists such as Dré A. Hočevar Trio, Jaimie Branch Fly or Die, Exploding Star Orchestra, SZA, Chance the Rapper, MOCREP, TAK Ensemble and many more. As a composer, Lester St. Louis has been commissioned by artists such as the JACK Quartet, Mahan Esfahani, RAGE THORMBONES, Jennifer Koh.
Dré A. Hočevar (Ljubljana, 1987) is a Slovenian composer and researcher based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Currently, Hočevar is conducting his PhD studies at the Centre for Research in New Music, CeReNeM, University of Huddersfield, UK. The central subject of his research and composition praxis is .meta [dynamic cognitive-apparatus formation, application, and analysis systems]. Dré A. Hočevar is the artistic director and founder of .alfabet, Institute for Research in Art, Critical Thought and Philosophy, and is frequently leading workshops, seminars, and lectures in composition, performance and research. Hočevar’s teachers include Steve Lehman, Peter Ablinger, Joe Morris, Michael Carvin, Alexander J. Harker and Aaron Cassidy.