Former pianist, Enrica (Italy) studied traditional and contemporary composition in Italy, gradually bringing her mastery and experience to screen composition since 2005. She has rapidly achieved outstanding recognitions such as the First Prize at the Premio Petrassi International Composition Competition (2009, Latina, Italy; head of jury: Ennio Morricone), followed by a number of awards (notably, 2012 Peer Raben award at Soundtrack Cologne; 2012 Jerry Goldsmith Award in advert music at Ubeda, Spain; RMA--‐LA grant at the 2012 ASCAP workshop in Los Angeles and the 2014 Crystal Pine Award at Samobor Film Festival, headed by John Corigliano). In 2010 she gained her MMus in Composition for Screen at the Royal College of Music of London supported by Leverhulme Trust, Henry Wood Scholarship, Fabrica Dei Talenti Scholarship and J. Horoviz award in composition for screen. In 2012 she has been one of the three composers selected for the Score Competition at Berlinale Talent Campus, scoring J.P.Zaramella Luminaris (recorded at Babelsberg Studios by Babelsberg Orchestra, Potsdam, Germany). Same year she was selected as a participant of the prestigious ASCAP TV and film scoring workshop with Richard Bellis, recording with the Hollywood Studio Orchestra at Fox studios, Los Angeles.
Enrica Sciandrone's work at Cycle Music and Art Festival is part of Moving Classics – European Network for New Music supported by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.