(Buenos Aires, Argentina- 1971) In 2004 he got his Master’s Degree in Electro-Acoustic Composing at the Universidad Nacional de Quilmes (National University of Quilmes). From 1998 to 2006 he was part of the faculty at the Escuela Nacional de Experimentación y Realización Cinemtográfica (National School for Experimentation and Cinematographic Production; ENERC by its initials in Spanish; www.enerc.gov.ar), at the Laboratorio de Investigación y Producción Musical (Research and Music Production Laboratory LIPM by its initials in Spanish); www.lipm.org) at the Centro Cultural “Ricardo Rojas” (Cultural Centre “Ricardo Rojas) (www.rojas.uba.ar) at the Instituto Tecnológico ORT (ORT Technology Institute) (http://www.ort.edu.ar/) and at the Instituto Universitario National de Arte (National University Institute of Art; IUNA by its initials in Spanish); www.iuna.edu.ar).
He received two grants by the Ministry of Culture in Spain. The first one was to carry out the course “Electro-Acoustic Music with Computer” (2000) and the second grant was to compose a piece for piano and processes in real time LIEM, Museo Reina Sofía de Madrid (Queen Sophia Museum), Madrid 2006.
He received the Antorchas Foundation Subsidy to Creation (2004) and won the Juan Carlos Paz Award granted by the National Fund for the Arts (2006).
His work “DUO” was one of the four chosen in the composition competition “Live Electronic Music Competition 2006 at Harvard University Studio for Electro-Acoustic Composition (United States of America). His work has been performed in main concert halls in Argentina (such as the Golden Hall in the Colon Theatre) United States of America, Brazil, Belgium, France, Germany, England and Mexico.
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