French-Romanian Diana Cotoman is a violinist and composer, with a catalogue of works including symphonic works, operas for young audience, chamber music and music for films. Her compositions have been played in France, Romania, England, Switzerland, Canada and the United States. Her musical style could be labeled as neo-tonal or modern romantic and it combines influences inherited from Eastern European folklore and her classical music education, with minimalism, jazz and electro-acoustic explorations. The key word to her musical universe is melody, inherited from her passion for opera. She lives in Montreal, Canada, composing and teaching violin.