Serban NICHIFOR, composer. Born: August 25, 1954, in Bucharest, Romania. Married to Liana ALEXANDRA, composer. Studies: National University of Music, Bucharest, PhD in Composition and Musicology; Theology Faculty, University of Bucharest, International courses of composition at Darmstadt, Weimar, Breukelen and Munchen, United States Information Agency grant – 1982. Present Position: Professor at the National University of Music, Bucharest (Chamber Music Department); Member of Vox Novus (USA), SABAM (Belgium), ECPMN (Holland), Vice-president of the Romania-Belgium Association, and co-director of the Nuova Musica Consonante-Living Music Foundation Inc. (U.S.A) Festival, with Liana ALEXANDRA. Officer of the Order of the Crown, conferred by His Majesty Albert the Second, King of Belgium. Selected Works & Prizes: