- Karlo Margetic
- Born: 1987
Karlo Margetic (b.1987) holds degrees in composition and clarinet from the New Zealand School of Music.
He is currently Emerging Composer in Residence with the Vector Wellington Orchestra. He was Composer in residence with the NZSO National Youth Orchestra in 2007 and Young Composer in Residence with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in 2007 and 2008.
Margetic has been the recipient of numerous prizes in composition, including the NZSO/Todd Young Composer Award (2006), the Trusts Young Composer Competition (Auckland Philharmonia) (2005), the New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest SOUNZ prize for original composition (2004 and 2005).
Margetic has received commissions and performances from NZTrio, Duo Solaris, Saxcess, the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and the Wellington Youth Sinfonietta. His music has been workshopped by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra as part of the CreativeNZ/SOUNZ Readings in 2009 and 2011.
Margetic’s works have also been performed at ClarinetFest in Atlanta, the Adam Chamber Music Festival, by the Collusion Ensemble of Brisbane, the Wellington Youth Orchestra, and the Auckland Chamber Orchestra.
He has worked with conductors Yannick Nezet Seguin, Lucas Vis, Tecwyn Evans, Kenneth Young, Stefan Lano, Hamish McKeich and Gregory Squire.
Margetic is also an active performer and is Co-Director of the SMP Ensemble, with which he has appeared as composer, clarinettist, conductor and narrator.Source: Karlo Margetic, August 2012