Acme Studios — Regina Irman

Supporting Artists since 1972

Regina Irman

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Regina Irman is a Swiss musician, music educator and composer. Regina was born in Winterthur, Switzerland, and studies at the Conservatory there from 1976. In 1982 she received her teacher's diploma with guitar as principal instrument. Regina also began to study percussion, and in 1995 received a concert diploma with distinction.

Her first compositions were made while she was studying the guitar, and after 1983 she composed several commissions, including for the city of Zürich, the Pro Helvetia foundation, the Women's Congress of Bern, the Swiss Youth Music Competition, and various ensembles. Regina has performed in internationally – in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Ukraine. She is also a lecturer at the Pädagogischen Hochschule Thurgau.

Landis & Gyr Stiftung, Switzerland

The Landis & Gyr foundation awards studio scholarships to Swiss artists and cultural professionals in London, Budapest, Sofia and Zug. Its London-based residency partnership with Acme was established in 1987, and provides six month long work/live opportunities for ten Swiss artists per year. Artists are selected for the programme directly by Landis & Gyr Stiftung and must demonstrate a track record of achievement in their field. Over two hundred visual artists, curators, writers, musicians and composers have benefitted from the programme. Residencies are based in Stepney, E1 and are available to Swiss residents only

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