Tatiana Mikova is a film and classical music composer and orchestrator based in London.
Since 2003, Tatiana has been involved in the film industry. After her opportunity to score short films and John Friedel’s American feature film Treasure of Anna Hawkins, she started working for major film productions in the Czech Republic in 2008. She created an arrangement for F.A. Brabec’s feature romance May and 3D feature film musical Magical Duvet. Tatiana collaborated with renowned film director Juraj Jakubisko on his large historical drama Bathory (with Anna Friel and Franco Nero) as a composer and orchestrator. She has also worked with famous director Jiri Svoboda, for whom she scored feature period horror The Forest of Dead and feature period drama Incorrigible. Tatiana is best known for her film music to the highly successful and awarded feature trilogy and TV series: Trabant Goes to Africa, Trabant on the Silk Road, Trabant vs. South America/Trabant at The End of The World.
Tatiana composes film music in a wide range of instrumentation (orchestral, ethno – rock, electronic and folk music or combination) and her composition style could be described as mainly orchestral or in combination with electronic sound or world.
Besides film, Tatiana has been composing classical concert music (since her childhood), both orchestral and chamber.
Tatiana cooperates with The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, conductors Adam Klemens, Leos Svarovsky and Jan Chalupecky. Tatiana’s chamber work has been premiered by Minnesota Sinfonia/USA and TV broadcasts. Her two compositions for nonet performed by famous ensemble The Czech Nonet have been radio-broadcast by American Public Media, as a part of the most-listened-to classical music radio program Performance Today, and radio stations Classical KDFC (San Francisco) and KUSC (Los Angeles) also broadcast by other radio stations worldwide.
Tatiana has received Master degree with distinction in Music Composition (Composition for Film and TV) from the University of West London (London College of Music) the United Kingdom, where she studied with Leigh Phillips, she also studied classical music composition and instrumentation with Milan Jira (Prague Conservatory, 15 years) and Instrumental composition with Jonathan Darnborough (Oxford University, OUDCE) and further with composer Moises Miranda.
Performing Rights Organization: ASCAP, USA (affiliated both as a composer and publisher), Alliance for Women Film Composers.