Jan Trojan graduated in music composition at the Teplice Conservatory and later at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague where he finished his PhD studies focusing on acoustic ecology and soundscape. He participated in a study programme at the Universität der Künste in Berlin (2011–12). In 2015–16, he was a Fulbright-Masaryk visiting scholar at the Centre For New Music and Technology, University of California, Berkeley. He works as music editor and sound designer at the Czech Radio and as tutor at the Faculty of Composition at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, specialising in electronic music. Jan is interested in sounds, silence and the space in between them.