Welcome to Visby International Centre for Composers

a work and meeting place for composers

Composers coming in 2017

Monty Adkins – UK
Karolina Almgren – Sweden
Matilda Andersson – Sweden
Ramon Anthin – Sweden
Dimitrios Bakas – Greece
Irina Belova – Russia
Anders Bergcrantz – Sweden
Paul Botelho – USA
Diego Borrello – Belgium
Laura Bowler – UK
Gary Carpenter – UK
Agustin Castilla-Ávila – Austria
Eshen Chen – Taiwan
Se-Lien Chuang – Austria
Albert Dambeck – Germany
Maria Da Rocha – Portugal
Barry Despenza – USA
Arne Forsén – Sweden
Nathalie Fougeras – Sweden
Orlando Garcia – USA
Anthony Green – The Netherlands
Mats Hedberg – Sweden
Lucineh Hovanissian – Armenia
Madeleine Isaksson – France
Fred Israel – USA
Suk-Jun Kim – UK
Cecilia Klingspor – Sweden
Vitaliy Kyianytsia – Ukraine
Anna-Lena Laurin – Sweden
Thelma Lebert – Sweden
Lisa Långbacka – Sweden
Camilo Mendez San Juan – UK
Monica Muñoz – Spain
Ralf Nyqvist – Finland
Gabriel Peraza – France
Kala Pierson – USA
Lindsay Powell – USA
Jakub Rataj – Czech Republic
Santa Ratniece – Latvia
Catherine Reid – Australia
Camilla Ringquist – Sweden
Elias Ringquist – Sweden
Daniel Rosenqvist – Sweden
Assaf Shatil – Israel
Susanne Skog – Sweden
Alexander Snyder – USA
Dawn Sonntag – USA
Michael Terren – Australia
Benjamin Thigpen – France
Stefan Thorsson – Sweden
Peter Urquhart – Australia
Gustaaf Peter Van Huffel – Germany
Virginie Viel – UK
Simon Vincent – Germany
Martin Watt – South Africa
Andreas Weixler – Austria
Kristina Wolfe – USA
Aya Yoshida – Denmark
Georgy Zenkovskiy – Russia
Tolga Özdemir – Turkey

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 (April 2016)

  • 700 Composers in Residence
  • 1200 guests, visitors and others involved in VICC activities from almost 60 countries
  • 1000 pieces composed at the centre, sounding across the globe, engaging musicians, conductors, listeners, media…