Ármin Cservenák

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Ármin Cservenák is a Hungarian composer and pianist who lives and work in Graz, Austria, where he is a student of Beat Furrer at the University of the Arts. After finishing studies in Budapest in the fields of music theory, composition, conducting, and sound engineering, he continued his academic studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz under the supervision of Beat Furrer and Bernhard Lang. He additionally took lessons in microtonal composition, instrumentation, and analysis from Georg Friedrich Haas.

He participated in numerous masterclasses and received individual lessons from Péter Eötvös, Magnus Lindberg, Brian Ferneyhough, Alberto Posadas, Clemens Gadenstätter, Franck Bedrossian among others.

The Graz Opera premiered his chamber opera "SOLUS" in 2022, directed by Christoph Zauner. The opera received outstanding positive reviews in international magazines and musical forums. In 2022 he was awarded the Musikförderungspreis der Stadt Graz. He has won several prizes in prestigious competitions. His most recent and most distinguished awards are the 3rd Prize and the Audience Prize of the 76e Concours de Genève Composition Competition 2022.

 He is fascinated by the discovery and understanding of dreams and the unconscious as a gateaway to a better perception of humanity and oneself.