Fernando Manassero

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His music is an architecture of sound particles, ambiences and macro timbers. His aim is to create sound structures that operate as living organisms.

He studied composition with Chaya Czernowin and with Steven Takasugi at Harvard University through the Fulbright/Fondo Nacional de las Artes grant 2017/18. He studied Composition with Juan Carlos Tolosa, and Gerardo Gandini in Buenos Aires. He graduated from National University of Córdoba, Argentina, where he studied Composition and Music Theory.
He attended to International academies such as Darmstadt Summer Course, Impuls Academy Graz, Donaueschinger Musik Tage and Forum Nueva Música where he had the opportunity to discuss his work with renowned composers such as Mathias Spahlinger, Pierluigi Billone, Beat Furrer, Mark André, Clemens Gadenstätter, Dieter Ammann and Georges Aperghis among others.

He was granted with the Melos/Gandini scholarship, and the Center of Artistic Investigations interdisciplinary grant.

His music was programmed in several international festivals and concert halls in South America, Europa and the USA by renowned soloists and ensembles.


He was a founding member of the composers collectives conDiT creation platform and CDMCC (arg). Since 2016 he is part of the board of editors of suonomobile publishing house. He also collaborates with forum nueva musica academy and cheLA music programs


He lives and works in Buenos Aires, as a freelance composer, and as a teacher and producer of the “ensembles concert season” at Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero Music degree.

Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


Trumta for two percussionsts (2016)
Maclas for trio (2014)
Un tercer espacio for clarinet and double bass (2011)

Ensemble (Instruments or Voices) and Real Time Electronics


Bi (bismuto) for duo and electronics (2015)

Instrument and Electronics


Bi (bismuto) for duo and electronics (2015)
Grafitto for ensemble (2012)
Arcano XIII for eight double basses (2011)
Arcano XIII for eight double basses (2011)
Bi (bismuto) for duo and electronics (2015)
Grafitto for ensemble (2012)
Maclas for trio (2014)
Trumta for two percussionsts (2016)
Un tercer espacio for clarinet and double bass (2011)