Polina Korobkova is a composer, text manufacturer and lecturer, based in Berlin.
She is currently enrolled in the ›Konzertexamen‹ program (3rd cycle)at HMDK Stuttgart, where she works on her research under the supervision of Martin Schüttler. Additionally, she is an associate docent of facultative composition at HMDK for summer and winter semesters 2023, giving seminarson interconnection between composition and media theory, as well as individual lessons.
She has received a MA in composition and music theory from Zurich University of Arts, where she studied with Isabel Mundry and Johannes Caspar Walter, as a part of collaboration between Zurich and Basel institutions. Her master thesis ›spaces surrounding music, spaces seeping into music‹ is dedicated to mediality of music.
Polina was awarded with ›Forum junger Komponist:innen‹ (2023) distinction by Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung in collaboration with Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste. She is also the main prize winner of Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik (2021), the tender of the IGNM Zurich (2020) and the 26th Apeldoorn commission prize (2020). She has received the Zender-Stiftung Scholarship, ZHdK Excellence Scholarship, the Nicati-de-Luze Scholarship, the Hirschmann Scholarship and the Lyra Scholarship.
Polina’s most recent projects include participation in Munich Biennale for contemporary music with her music theatre
›S P U R E N‹ (2022), performance of her composition ›implanted memories‹ in Gare du Nord (Basel) and in Kunstraum Walcheturm (Zurich).
In 2023 Polina was invited to participate as a guest lecturer in a critical theory conference/workshop ›Agency, rituals, gestures‹ in Zurich University of Arts and in a musicology conference ›Music, Body, and Embodiment: New Approaches in Musicology‹ in Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini.