Igor Iachimciuc (b. 1968, Edinets, Republic of Moldova) moved to the US in 2001 and began his music composition Ph.D. work at the University of Utah. Mr. Iachimciuc's awards include 1st prize in composition at the Silver Chrysanthemum National Competition and being named the most promising young composer in Moldova, as well as the 2003 Wayne Peterson's Prize in Music Composition. Igor Iachimciuc's works have been purchased by the National RTV Company and performed by various Moldavian ensembles, as well as by San Francisco's Earplay New Music Ensemble, Flexible Music, Canyonlands, New York New Music Ensemble, Salty Crickets and Salt Lake Symphony. Mr. Iachimciuc’s commissions include Utah Arts Festival, Intermezzo Chamber Music Series, Concertino, Ars Poetica, Chicago Bass ensemble, Velocity 2, Forward Four, Univox, Moldovian Chamber Choir and individual performers from Moldova, Spain, Belarus, and US. Igor’s music can be heard on Centaur Records and CD Baby, as well as on various social media accounts. Igor’s coral cycle Spells is considered to be ‘a revolution in Moldovan academic music’ by the musicologist Natalia Chiciuc.