Bernard Cavanna

Marta Gentilucci

She studied Vocal Arts as soprano at F. Morlacchi Conservatory of Perugia: there she obtains also her Master of Arts in English and German Literature cum laude. She studied composition at the Conservatory of Florence. In 2004 she moves to the University of Music Stuttgart (Germany), where she studied composition with Marco Stroppa, obtaining her diploma in 2007. In 2008, she attends the post-graduate course in composition with C. Czernowin in Vienna and the Master in Composition-Computer-Music with M.Stroppa and O.Schneller in Stuttgart. Between 2009 and 2011, she attended the Cursus1 and the Cursus2 at Ircam in Paris.
She obtains several scholarships and Prize, as for example: the scholarship of the Festival Junge Künstler Bayreuth 2004, Scholarship-prize of the ›44. Internationalen Ferienkurs Darmstadt‹ 2006, scholarship of the Centre Acanthes 2007, scholarship of the Kuststiftung Baden-Württemberg 2008, residency at the Electronic Studio Akademie der Kunst Berlin 2010, scholarship of the Experimentalstudio des SWR Freiburg for Matrix09, Matrix10, Matrix11, Matrix12 and for a residency in 2011, Blodgett String Quartet Prize 2013.
Her music was performed in Italy, France and Germany, Korea, USA, UK by ensembles as Wind-Soloist of the Orchestra Nazionale RAI, Ensemble Surplus, Interzone Percettible, Ensemble Ascolta, cros.art ensemble, Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, Ensemble Intercontemporaine, Jack Quartet, Ensemble L'Arsenale.
Her electronic music has been selected for the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 2011 Huddersfield, UK), Seoul International Computer Music Festival (SICMF 2012), New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (nycemf 2013, New York City): International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 2013 Perth, Australia).
She is currently attending the PhD Program in composition at Harvard University.