Welcome to Visby International Centre for Composers

a work and meeting place for composers

Composers coming in 2018

Pernilla Andersson – Sweden
Johan Arrias – Sweden
Svitlana Azarova – The Netherlands
Girilal Baars – Sweden
Eva Batt – Germany
Ed Bennett – UK
Laura Bowler – UK
John Carlisle – USA
Jim Cornick – UK
Danielle Dahl – Norway
Aidan Deery – UK
Gary DeMichele – USA
Atilio Doreste – Spain
Renzo Filinich – Chile
Jonas Forssell – Sweden
Luke Fraser – UK
Maria Grönlund – Sweden
Krister Hansén – Sweden
Mats Hedberg – Sweden
Samuel Hertz – Germany
Reine Jönsson – Sweden
Cecilia Klingspor – Sweden
Peter Knudsen – Sweden
Elin Krän – Sweden
Peter Kutin – Austria
Henri Liiv – Estonia
Bengt Lundin – Sweden
Adam Melvin – Ireland
David Merlin Lewin – Spain
Libby Meyer – USA
Giulia Monducci – Italy
Mauro Montalbetti – Italy
Adrian J. Moore – UK
Marsel Nichan – Sweden
Piotr Nowotnik – Australia
Scott Ordway – USA
Emma O'Reilly – Ireland
Damien O’riain – Ireland
Paloma Peñarrubia – Spain
Dan Pinkston – USA
Stefan Pöntinen – Sweden
Camilla Ringquist – Sweden
Elias Ringquist – Sweden
Joakim Sandgren – Sweden
Pablo Sanz – Ireland
Esther Schwarzrock – Germany
Amanda Sedgwick – Sweden
Mikaela Simonsson – Sweden
Pete Stollery – UK
Lisa Streich – Sweden
Mirjam Tally – Sweden
Benjamin Thigpen – France
Jorge Variego – Argentina
Iiris Viljanen – Sweden
Simon Vincent – UK
Cristian Vogel – Denmark
Harri Wessman – Finland
Malin Wättring – Sweden

Studio Alphα

Studio βeta

DBW Room

Notation Room 1

Notation Room 2


Carlqvist Villa

Visby International Centre for Composers

VICC  is a work- and meeting place for professional composers from all around the world, regardless of genre.
N.B. We do not accept students studying on basic level such as Bachelor.

VICC‘s mission is to offer composers a creative environment for composing in our premises.

VICC promotes contemporary music through  concerts, conferences, seminars and co-operation projects.

VICC is a member of ISCM as ISCM Gotland Section.

Statistics hitherto (January 2018)

  • 850 Composers in Residence
  • 1500 guests, visitors and others involved in VICC activities from almost 60 countries
  • 1200 pieces composed at the centre, sounding across the globe, engaging musicians, conductors, listeners, media…