Milica Paranosic

Freelance Music Composer & Music Producer

Location:New York, New York, United States
2 Skills
MILICA PARANOSIC 281 W119 St #5A NY, NY 10026 212.203.6163,

Current PRODUCTION and Administration Experience and Credits
2011 – present, Paracademia LLC and Paracacademia Center, Inc. Harlem, NYVC Founder/Director
Music Services/Events/Products. Lessons and Consultations

2011 – present, Gallery MC; NYC, NY
Director of Music Programming and Resident Artist
Curates various performance series: MCMOndays, MC Mill, Barzilian Nights, Circuit Bridges (in collaboration with Vox Novus)

2010 – present Composers Concordance, Co-Director
Co-Curates and Co-produces over 15 concerts per season, involving over a hundred performers and over 50 composers, serves as a board and a staff member, co-runs record label

Current TEACHING Experience and Credits
2013 – present, ParAcademy, NYC, NY - Founder and Director, Present faculty
• Teaches composition, film scoring and music technology
• Creates curricula and syllabi for each course
• Organizes and hosts workshops in various topics

1996 – present, The Juilliard School; NYC, NY - Adjunct Professor, Music Technology, Composition, Production and Scoring to Picture
• Teaches music technology in college (graduate level) and evening divisions. Topics include composing, recording, editing, notating and performing with technology, music production and film scoring.
• Creates curricula and syllabi for each course
• Founded Scoring to Picture for Evening Division

2009 – present, Give to Grow, NYC, NY/Ghana - Founder/Director
• Creates, develops and implements educational outreach and cultural exchange
• Taught computer music at a local Ghanaian school
• Produced interdisciplinary performances with participation of students, faculty, and members of the community

1996 – present, 92nd Street Y; NYC, NY – Music Faculty
• Teaches weekly music technology and theory classes to children and adults
• Founded of course Composing with Composers, in partnership with Composers Concordance


2013 – FaceArt Music Internations, Shanghai, China - Composition, music technology and music theory professor
• Developed curricula in composition and music technology. Taught music theory. Open level.
• Current distance learning and visiting faculty

2010 – 2012 American Composers Orchestra/ Brotherhood Sister Sol; NYC NY - Teaching Artist
• Taught music technology for children’s, afterschool program.
• Created and executed lesson plans using music technology and composing for traditional instrumentation
• Implemented end-of-semester live performances with participation of a New York Quartet (Sirius Quartet) playing students works
• Created programming reaching inner-city children in Harlem, ages 5 – 9

1996 – 2009 - The Juilliard School; NYC, NY - Music Technology Manager

• Duties included: Making department production schedules, organizing research projects and field trips, organizing guest presentations, preparing and leading department meetings

1996 – 2009 - The Juilliard School; NYC, NY - Beyond the Machine Co-founder and Producer
• Played key role in deciding and executing festival concept, programming, PR,
• Supervising rehearsals, and administering all aspects of the festival

2007 - 2010 The Juilliard School; NYC, NY - Associate Director, Mentoring Program
• Interviewed and partnered students and mentors, identifying students needs and advising on special projects
• Programmed and produced professional and social events


2003 – 2009 VisionIntoArt Multimedia Collective, NYC, NY
Resident Composer
• Active partner in projects development; composed and co-produced site-specific projects, implemented technology and multimedia, participated in residency and taught master-classes

1992-94 University of Arts; Belgrade, Serbia, Music Faculty
• Taught classes in music theory, harmony, counterpoint and formal analysis


• Hartt School, Hartford, CT, Feb 2014, Residency and Interdisciplinary Workshop (together with Choreographer Charlotte Griffin and Video Artist Abigail)
• Arterra, Portugal, March 2012, One-month residency to develop a piece Projeto-Mulher
• Belgrade Music Academy, Belgrade, Serbia 2010, Residency and Master classes in interdisciplinary Art and Performance
• Franklin And Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, 2009, Residency and Master classes in collaborative and interdisciplinary Art and Performance with VisionIntoArt
• San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 2008, Master classes in collaborative and interdisciplinary Art and Performance.
• Etna Fest, Catania, Italy, 2007, Residency and Master classes in collaborative and interdisciplinary Art and Performance; with VisionIntoArt
• Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, Jacksonville, Florida, 2006, Residency and Master Classes in video and sound installation, with Carmen Kordas, visual artist

• 1994 -1996 The Juilliard School, New York, MA, composition
• 1987 - 1992 University of Arts Belgrade, Serbia, BA, composition

New Musis World, professional member 2013- present
Electronic Music Foundation, member 2009 – present
ASCAP, composer and publisher 2000 - present
SEAMUS, member 2001 - present
UKS (Association of composers of Serbia), composer 1988 - present

FCA Emergency Grants program 2012
American Music Center/CAP grant 2012, 2008
Florence V Burden Foundation Grant 2010, 2011, 2012
Trust for mutual understanding grant 2008
ASCAP PLUS Award 2005-2011
Composer Assistance Program 2007, 2005, 2002
List of works and recent performances available upon request