Welcome to Visby International Centre for Composers

a work and meeting place for composers

Composers coming in 2021

Ingrid Arauco - USA
Antonello Arciuli - Italy
Svitlana Azarova - The Netherlands
Luciano Azzigotti - Argentina
Catharina Backman - Sweden
Irina Belova - Russia
Anders Bergcrantz - Sweden
Peter Bjuhr - Sweden
Michael Blake - South Africa
Ximena Borges - Venezuela
Maja Bugge - Norway
Andrea Clearfield - USA
Siobhán K Cronin - USA
Albert Dambeck - Germany
Gary DeMichele - USA
Barry Despenza - USA
Sara Edin - Sweden
Alessandra Eramo - Italy
Frances Gill - UK
Nathan Hall - USA
Cat Hope - Australia
Tetsuya Hori - Japan
Andrea Hoyos - Colombia
Cecilia Klingspor - Sweden
Anna-Lena Laurin Bergcrantz - Sweden
Adrien Lefebvre - France
Xoán Xil Lopez - Spain
Ulf Långbacka - Finland
Nick Martin - UK
Antony Maubert - France
Monique Mizrahi - Italy
Pär Moberg - Sweden
Marsel Nichan - Sweden
Scott Ordway - USA
Damian O'Riain - Ireland
Paloma Peñarrubia - Spain
Stefan Pöntinen - Sweden
Patrik Remann - Sweden
Camilla Ringquist - Sweden
Pablo Sanz - Spain
Reinhold Schinwald - Austria
Esther Schwarzrock - Germany
Ambrose Seddon - UK
Faye-Ellen Silverman - USA
Kyle Simpson - USA
Susanne Skog - Sweden
Sophie Tassignon - Belgium
Job Tezigatwa - Uganda
Peter Van Huffel - Canada
Simon Vincent - UK
Harri Wessman - Finland
Rasmus Östling - Finland
Eva Östman Hillered - 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 (December 2020)

  • 1000 Composers in Residence
  • 2000 guests, visitors and others involved in VICC activities from almost 60 countries
  • 1600 pieces composed at the centre, sounding across the globe, engaging musicians, conductors, listeners, media…