Karlo Margetić (b.1987 in Sarajevo) holds degrees in composition and clarinet from the New Zealand School of Music. He has been the recipient of numerous prizes, including the 2013 SOUNZ Contemporary Award (for ‘Lightbox’) and the NZSO/Todd Young Composer Award (2006). In 2013 he was a Composer Fellow at the Intimacy of Creativity Composition Workshop at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Karlo has received commissions and performances from a wide variety of soloists and groups including NZTrio, New Zealand String Quartet, STROMA, Michael Houstoun, Claire Edwardes, Michael Hill International Violin Competition, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Auckland Chamber Orchestra, and Wellington Youth Orchestra. He was Composer-in-Residence with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in 2016 and 2017, Orchestra Wellington in 2014, with the NZSO National Youth Orchestra in 2007 and was Young Composer-in-Residence with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in 2007 and 2008.