Natasa Paulberg


// bio

Natasa (Paterson) Paulberg is a Dublin based composer and performer. Originally from Australia, Natasa completed her M.Phil in Music and Media Technologies at Trinity College, Dublin and is currently finishing her PhD in composition. Trained in piano, cello and voice, Natasa was project manager of the Irish Composers' Collective and the 2012 Ad Astra Composition Competition winner held by the Contemporary Music Centre in Ireland. Her compositional work include commissions for various ensembles such as Vox Merus Brass Quintet and Ad Astra Ensemble as well as orchestral and choral pieces for various groups. Her works have been performed at The National Concert Hall, Samuel Beckett Theater, Cake Contemporary Centre and Centre for Creative Practices.  Her works have also been performed at many exhibitions and festivals worldwide including the York New Music Festival (UK) and in Washington DC as part of the Capital Irish Film Festival, as well as Los Angeles studio recordings. She is the lead composer for the Haunted Planet Studios gaming company and was the 2012 - 2013 recipient of the Fulbright-Enterprise Ireland scholarship for composition. Natasa attended UCLA's renowned Film Scoring program in Los Angeles and during that time worked on projects with Hollywood composers Garry Schyman (BioShock, Dante's Inferno) and Christopher Young (Spiderman 3, Drag Me to Hell) as well as composed music for short films.


Works performed at ICC concerts

Domu (Vox Merus Bras Quintet, 2012)
Patience is a Virtue (David Adams, 2012)
Come Slowly Eden (Elizabeth Hilliard, Kate Ellis, Catherine Fitzgerald. 2011)
Eli, Eli (audiovisual with Eileen Carpio, 2011)
Schimmer (David Bremner, 2011)
Andalucian Tales (David Bremner, 2010)
Synergy (electronic, 2010)
Do not stand at my grave and weep (Blue Bulb Vocal Group, 2010)

Other:

Eli, Eli (audiovisual, Visual Arts Society's Exhibition of Art Works, Oisín Gallery, Dublin, 2011)
Yiraka (David Bremner, Kate Ellis, Dan Bodwell, part of the Components series, 2010)
Viking Ghost Hunter (augmented reality installation, St. Audeon's Gardens, Dublin, 2010)
Winter (audiovisual installation, Cake Contemporary Arts Centre, 2009)
Numinous (MMT Choir, Kate Ellis, Emily Thyne, 2009)
Psalmus 141 (Blue Bulb Ensemble, York University Festival of New Music, 2009)