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Nora Ponte

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Winner of the first “Christoph Delz International Composition Competition” (Basel, Switzerland) with an outstanding jury formed by Jonathan Harvey, Henri Pousseur and Frederic Rzewski, and recipient of the Municipal Prize of Composition of Buenos Aires, Nora Ponte’s works have been performed around the world. She received grants from the Italian Government and the Antorchas Foundation among others.
She has been guest composer at the Borealis Festival (Norway), the UNCG New Music Festival, the Caribbean Composers Forum, San Juan Sound Art Festival and the Interamerican Festival of the Arts.
Her music have been featured in the International Computer Music Conference, the College Music Society National Conference, the Studio 300 Festival, Sound Music Computing Conference, June in Buffalo, Composers Conference, Ictus Ensemble Workshop and many others conferences and festivals.
Ponte has earned a Ph. D. in Music Composition from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a BA in Music Composition from the Argentine Catholic University at Buenos Aires. She also studied Composition at the Fiesole School of Music (Florence, Italy) with Giacomo Manzoni and Electronic Music at the Santa Cecilia School of Music (Rome, Italy) with Riccardo Bianchini.
Currently she is an Associate Professor and Director of the Electronic Music Laboratory at the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras, San Juan.