Milica Paranosić is a composer, performer, producer, educator and sound designer. She composes for concerts, film, dance, video, theater and multimedia projects and cultivates collaborations with artists from all fields.

She graduated from the Faculty of Music in Belgrade from the class of Srđan Hofman, and she earned her master’s degree in composition at the Julliard School in New York, with Robert Beezer. Since 1994. she resides in New York.

She is a founding member of the multimedia ensemble VisionIntoArt Collective (VIA), and recently the ensemble performed for the first time in Belgrade, at the 39th  Bemus Festival.

Recent works: the musical Kiss of the Spider Woman, Freedom Songs (with VIA), Confessions (one woman show), Root/Sounds (with VIA), Parabaraba (for chamber orchestra and electronics), Come Cry With Me (for violin, Guitar Vot, video), Al’Airi Lepo Sviri (violin, electronics, visualisations), A Tough Line (with VIA VIA), X (for viola and electronics), G-String (for violin or viola and viola or violoncello), KRS and Searching for Water (music for dance, choreography by Charlotte Griffin), Gospođica and Jugodivas (music for film), etc.

Milica Paranosić is a renowned pedagogue: since 1995 she has taught at The Juilliard School and at 92nd  Street Y. She is also the manager of the Juilliard’s Music Technology Center and cofounder and producer of Beyond The Machine, a Festival of Electronic and Interactive Music.

She is a laureate of several domestic and international awards and scholarships (three times the ASCAP plus award, Meet the Composer, American Music Center, The American Composers Orchestra, Soros foundation, Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg - Germany, Whitney Museum of American Art, FC Partizan – Belgrade, Composers Association of Serbia, October Award of the City of Belgrade).

Milica Paranosić’s music has been performed in numerous venues throughout Serbia as well as in the US, Russia, Italy, Cuba, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Croatia and Israel, and has aired on radio stations in Switzerland, Romania, The Netherlands, USA, Russia, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Macedonia, Great Britain, Spain, and Italy.

- Style Practices

Just like the book Exercices de style (Style Practices) by Raymond Queneau, the piece for oboe solo is built as a sequence of simple (musical) events ‘told’ in different manners:
quasi – romantic,
quasi – expresionist, and neobaroque.

The piece was written in 1992.