Jens Hedman | Föreningen svenska tonsättare
Jens Hedman is a long time established name in Swedish electro-acoustic music. His music has been performed at festivals, concerts and on radio all over the world and has received several important prizes in international music competitions. Hedman composes both instrumental and electro-acoustic music as well as sound art. He often combines his music with other artistic expressions, collaborating with writers, visual artists, choreographers and architects. To Hedman the spatial content of music is very important and many of his works explore space and movement utilizing multi-channel techniques. He has also participated in several collaborate compositions together with other composers.
He has been teaching at Elektronmusikstudion (EMS) in Stockholm for more than 20 years as well as at IDKA, Kapellsbergs music school and workshops in many countries. He was president of the Society for Electro Acoustic Music in Sweden (www.seams.se) 2001-08. Hedman studied EAM-composition at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and sound art at Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts.