• Adjunct Assistant Professor, School Of Music

Honors & Awards

  • Commission. Mountains, give me your body for woman choir. Cantemus Choir (Moldova), 09/2014
  • Commission. From old times fantasy for folk ensemble. Flueras ensemble, 09/2013
  • Commission. Ca la Breaza – dance for clarinet quartet. The Forward Four Clarinet Quartet , 07/2013
  • Commission. Rural Sketches for Marimba and Bass Ensemble . Chicago Bass Ensemble and Matthew Coley, 02/2013
  • Commission award. Utah Buddhist Festival, 09/2012
  • Commission award. Intermezzo Chamber Music Series, 09/2009
  • Honorable mention. Minnesota Symphony Orchestra composers competition, 10/2007
  • Honorable mention. International Fauxharmonic Digital Orchestra Composers Competition, 04/2006
  • Utah Arts Festival orchestral commission. Utah Arts Festival, 07/2005
  • Leroy Robertson Prize. University of Utah, 09/2004
  • The National Award of the Municipal Youth Prize in the Domain of Science, Technology, Literature and Arts for Descântece for mixed choir. National Award of the Municipal Youth Prize, 07/2003
  • Wayne Peterson Prize in Music Composition. Wayne Peterson Prize, 05/2003
  • First prize in composition . Silver Chrysanthemum National Composition Competition, 06/1996
  • First prize in cimbalom performance . "Barbu Lautaru" National competition, 03/1994


  • Union of Composers of Moldova (UCM), Promote and support of Moldavian composers, 09/2002 - present

In the Media

  • Leopard's Path released on CD Baby label . 08/01/2017. https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/igoriachimciuc2
  • Mountains, give me a body for woman choir: July 9 2017 at National Philharmonics of Moldova; Concert of CANTEMUS choir in L'Auditori de Barcelona sala Pau Casals (Spain) July 25th; 2017 Segizzi 56th International Choir Competition 1st prize in Category Romantic/Contemporary music. 07/25/2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yz1jNq7AOCk
  • Sonata for clarinet and piano; performed at Utah Arts Festival by Henry Caceres and Jed Moss. 06/24/2017.
  • Old Suite for cello solo; Premiered by Noriko Kishi at Urban Arts Gallery. 05/18/2017.
  • 12 snapshots for cello and two percussion; Premiered by Noriko Kishi, and Eric Hopkins at Urban Arts Gallery. 05/16/2017.
  • Eight pieces for flute, clarinet, violin, and cello; Urban Arts Gallery, Salt Lake City. 10/15/2015.
  • 2015 Intermezzo Chamber Music Series; Margins for taraf quartet. 07/20/2015.
  • 2015 Utah Arts Festival; Suite for low instruments. 06/25/2015.
  • Two preludes for flute, viola and harp; Salty Crickets Composers Collective. 10/2014. http://utahculturalalliance.org/2014/09/24/utah-co...
  • CD release. Concertino band. Concert suite. 09/2014. http://www.ame-lyss.ch/cd%20concertino%2010%20YEAR...
  • CD release. Centaur Records, includes Fishing Day duo. 06/2014. http://news.nau.edu/unlikely-duo-hits-musical-high...
  • Through Flowers for marimba solo; Sonic Inertia Publications. 05/2014. https://squareup.com/market/sonic-inertia-publicat...
  • CD release. CD Baby. Dialogue album. Pieces for cimbalom and accordion duo. 09/2012. http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/igoriachimciuc
  • Descântece (Spells), a cycle for mixed choir (five movements); performed by Chamber Choir of Organ Hall of the Moldova . 11/10/2011.
  • Hills and Valleys, trio for violin, clarinet, and piano; performed at TTU School of Music. 11/04/2011.
  • Quartet in C for strings (four movements); presented at the master class with Kronos quartet at the University of Utah. 09/04/2011.
  • In John’s Garden, cycle for the clarinet and piano; performed at 2011 Days of New Music International Festival in June 2011 by Alexander and Svetlana Danilov. 06/10/2011.
  • Concert Suite for solo cimbalom; included as obligatory piece at 9th International Dulcimer Festival in Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic (May 2011). 05/01/2011.
  • Malanca for brass quintet; performed at 2011 USM New Music Festival by the UCM Faculty Brass Quintet. 04/10/2011.
  • Descântece (Spells), a cycle for mixed choir (five movements); chosen as subject for the Master Thesis “Spells by Igor Iachimciuc – particularities of the composition and dramaturgy” by Natalia Chiciuc, Academy of Music, Theater, and Fine Arts, Chisinau, Moldova. 01/31/2011.