Miklós Sugár
Miklós Sugár 1952: Born on 2 July, Budapest
1971: Enrolls in the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest.
Studied conducting (1974-78) and composition (1975-80) with András Kórodi and Emil Petrovics
1978-84: Conductor at Honvéd Art Ensemble Symphony Orchestra
1978-91: Assistant lecturer at the Academy of Dramatic and Cinematographic Arts
1979-87: Member of the Young Composers Group of the Association of Hungarian Musicians (General Secretary: 1983-87)
1984-88: Conductor of the Békéscsaba Symphony Orchestra
1988-90: Redacteur at the Music Department of the Hungarian Radio
1991: Manager of the National Philharmonics
1991: Founder of the EAR Ensemble for electro-acoustic research for contemporary music
1991-99: Conductor of the Alba Regia Symphony Orchestra
1981: honoured with the prize of the Szirmai Albert Foundation
1984-85: awarded the Kodály Scholarship
1985: 3rd prize at the International Composers Competition of the Budapest Spring Festival
1989: special prize at the Arezzo Choir Composers Competition
1991: the KÓTA's prize for "Gloria" at the competition of the Hungarian Radio
1991 and 1992: received the Soros Foundation
1991: 3rd prize at the János Neumann Society's Electro-acoustic Composers Competition
1992: honoured with the Erkel Award
1993: honoured with the prize of the Lánczos-Szekfü Foundation
1989, 1990, 1994: scholarship in Paris: Les atelier UPIC
1999: scholarship in Berlin: Akademie der Künste
2002: scholarship in Lyon: GRAME
1992, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2001 and 2003: ARTISJUS prize
2001: Vox electronica prize (with the EAR Ensemble)