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
Anders Bergcrantz – Sweden
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
Fadi Gaziri – Germany
Isis Giraldo – Canada
Maria Grönlund – Sweden
Mats Hedberg – Sweden
Samuel Hertz – Germany
Cecilia Klingspor – Sweden
Peter Knudsen – Sweden
Elin Krän – Sweden
Peter Kutin – Austria
Anna-Lena Laurin – Sweden
Henri Liiv – Estonia
Jan Liljekvist – Sweden
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
Alessandro Perini – Sweden
Giovanni Piacentini – USA
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
Benjamin Thigpen – France
Jorge Variego – Argentina
Simon Vincent – UK
Cristian Vogel – Denmark
Harri Wessman – Finland
Charles Williams – UK

Studio Alpha

Notation rooms

Grand Piano room


Carlqvist Villa

Visby International Centre for Composers

VICC  is a work- and meeting place for composers from all around the world, regardless of genre.

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…