Kirsten Milenko (b.1993) is an Australian-Russian composer currently living in Copenhagen. Both her concert music and electroacoustic work grounds inspiration on structures found within environmental cycles, architecture, literature, philosophy, fable, and other performance art mediums. Recently, Kirsten has worked with musicians, choreographers, film directors, and installation artists within Australia, Europe and the United States. Her single 'Ex Aere' released in December 2017; the full album 'Caeli' is scheduled for release in July 2018.
Currently she studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Music with composers Niels Rosing-Schow and Simon Løffler after having studied with Liza Lim, Natasha Anderson, Ursula Caporali and Rosalind Page during her Bachelor’s degree at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music where she is a recipient of the 2018 Ignaz Friedman Memorial Prize. [Full biography]