Lenka Kozderková Šimková
- Graduate of State Conservatory in Ostrava,Janacek´s Academy of Music and Performing Arts.
She took part in several international courses of interpretation lead by Severino Gazzelloni, Maurice Bourgh, Sandor Vegh, Zuzana Ruzickova, Eli Eban.
In 1994/95 she gained the annual scholarship of French government for the study at Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris Alfred Cortot at professor Christian Lardé.
Since 1994 she has been a member of the Czech-French experimental group „Theatre Ensemble“ and of the musical-stage duo Goelan.
1995 - she was a member of the contemporary music ensemble Moens. She is a known interprete of contemporary music. She premiered many compositions of composers such as: Miroslav Srnka, Michal Rataj, František Chaloupka, Marek Kopelent, Peter Graham, Jan Klusák, Ivana Loudová, Miroslav Pudlák, Hanuš Bartoň, Roman Zdeněk Novák, Dan Senn, Jakub Rataj, Arnošt Parsch, Alois Piňos, Martin Marek, Sylva Smejkalová, Jaroslav Rybář, Pavel Zemek, Lucie Vítková, Kateřina Růžičková, Lenka Kilic, Kateřina Horká and some works were dedicated to her.
She performs in the Czech Republic and abroad – France, Italy, USA, Germany, Spain, Hungary, Sweden, England and at festivals - Musik unter Tag Hannover, Forum neuer Music Koeln, Dartington Music festival, Pražské Jaro, Contempuls Praha, Ostrava New Music Days, Expozice nové hudby Brno, Forfest Kroměříž, Music Olomouc, Concentus Moraviae, Theatertage der kirche Hannover, Setkávání evropské soudobé hudby Brno.
In 2007 she performed the Zeitmasse of Karlheinz Stockhausen at Carnegie Hall in New York.
Since 1999 she has cooperated with the Foundation VIZE 97 of Dagmar and Václav Havel.
Since 2006, she has been organizing International Mastercourses Music Without Borders:
- She teaches at the Prague International Conservatory.