All About ViTA
ViTA, Holly Gowland, is a 21-year-old composer from Manchester, England. In her compositions, she focuses on infiltrating electronics into an acoustic landscape.
ViTA attended Junior Royal Northern College of Music, where she studied double bass with Yi Xin Han, piano with Kwangho Lee and composition with Joshua Brown. Her enthusiasm for composition led to a premiere of "Requiem for Daisy" in RNCM Concert Hall, for which she won the Peter Redfearn Prize for Composition.
She is currently a BMus (Hons) composition student at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (RBC) studying under Andrew Hamilton. Since being at RBC, she has worked with performers such as Rowland Sutherland and Trish Clowes. Her compositions have been premiered at The Hippodrome, Birmingham and Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. She has been commissioned by NMC.
She co-founded Electra Music with her business partner, Jess Delacy. Together, they promote music technology for women.
ViTA is also a sound technician at the REP Theatre in Birmingham, England. She works with Birmingham Contemporary Music Group to provide composition workshops for children.