Anna Sowa

Anna Sowa is a Polish, in Basel-based experimental composer and artist, mainly focused on exploring electronic music and fields of performing arts. She is interested in the intersection of movement, gesture and theatricality in relation to electronic and instrumental music.

Born in Tymbark (Poland) in 1987, she studied eurhythmics with Szábolcs Esztényi and Elżbieta Aleksandrowicz at the Academy of Music in Łódź (graduated with distinction in 2011).

She continued her studies in composition under the supervision of Zygmunt Krauze. Between 2014 – 2015 she was an Erasmus+ student with Dietrich Hahne at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen (Germany) as a KAAD scholarship holder. She obtained a Chinese governmental scholarship to study in Shanghai Conservatory of Music (2017 - 2018) and Witold Lutosławski scholarship (2019) - founded by the Lutosławski’s family and Nicati-de Luze Foundation Scholarship (CH). In 2021 she graduated with distinction Master Special Program in Musik Akademie Basel (Switzerland) in prof. Johannes Kreidler and prof. Caspar Johannes Walter at the Music Academy in Basel.

She has taken part in different courses at the International Summer Courses for Composers Synthetis in Radziejowice (2014-2016) and at the Donauechingen Musiktage (2015). In 2017, Anna was an artist-in-residence in Tondela (Portugal).