(b. 1 April 1984, Pristina).
Kosovar composer of mostly chamber and choral works that have been performed in Europe and elsewhere.
Ms. Zeqiri studied at the Prenk Jakova Conservatory in Pristina from 1997–2002 and studied composition with Mendi Mengjiqi at the Universiteti i Prishtinës in Pristina from 2002–09, where she earned her MMus.
Among her honours are three awards in the competition for young composers Çesk Zadeja in Tiranë (diploma of encouragement, 2002, for Dialogue; Third Prize, 2003, for Sonata for Flute and Piano; Special Prize, 2005, for Variazione per archi), a diploma as an Eminent Student from the Universiteti i Prishtinës (2005–06) and Third Prize in the competition for young composers pre-art in Zürich (2008, for Around). Her music has been performed in Albania, Denmark, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Mexico, and the UK.
COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS
Variazione per archi, string orchestra, 2004
Concerto, cello, large orchestra, 2007
Five, 10–14 strings, 2007
Dialogue, violin, piano, 2001
Sonata for Flute and Piano, flute, piano, 2002 (one section may be performed separately: Atmospheres)
Wind Trio, oboe, C-clarinet, bassoon, 2003
Legendary Song, flute, piano, percussion, 2003
Aerodynamic, trombone, piano, 2003
Telegony, string quartet, 2004
Front and Back, clarinet, 2 violins, cello, 2007
Dream, violin, 2007
Around, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, B-flat trumpet, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, percussion, 2008
Nënës sime – My Mother (text by Pashko Vasa), mixed chorus, 2001
I këndojmë Zotit – We Sing for God (text by Zojë Përlaska), congregational chorus, 2003
Atmospheres (vocalise), mixed chorus, large orchestra, 2005
Odisea – Odyssey (text from the word "odisea"), mixed chorus, 2008
Kur Vjen – When You Come (text by Bajram Qerimi), mezzo-soprano, piano, 2002
Quasi Variazione, 2000
Funeral Music, 2007