BIOGRAPHY

2019 Artist in Residence at Vilborg Kunsthal - Riddergade Air, Denmark
2019 Artist in Residence at Archús Studio, Reykjavik, Iceland
2019 First Prize at Chrónos International Call for Music Scores, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA
2019 Honorable Mention at International Call for works, Canadian Music Centre
2016 Guest lecturer at the Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland
2016 Artist in Residence, Kolsstadir Art Centre, Iceland
2015-18 Visiting Professor of Theory of Music and Composition at Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Mexico
2012 Honourable Mention at Visual Art Celeste Prize, Italy
2011 Opening of Seibutsu Art and Music Studio, Italy
2010 Composer in Residence at Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio International Center, Italy
2009 Composer in Residence at OMI International Musicians Residency, New York, USA
Dean of Faculty of Digital Music Production Engineering, ITESM, Monterrey, Mexico
2008 Full Professor of Theory of Music, Sociology of Music and Experimental Music at Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Mexico
2006 Composer in Residence and Guest Researcher at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Japan – Canon Foundation
2005 Composer in Residence at Conservatorio de Las Rosas, Morelia, Mexico
Prizewinner at ZEITKLANG International Orchestral Composition Competition, Vienna, Austria
2004 Laureate Artist by UNESCO-Aschberg Artists Program, Paris, France
2003 Master's Degree thesis: Learning Strategies of Italian Pronunciation for Opera Singers, University of Venice, Italy
Fellowship in Musicology by The Swedish Institute at Svenska Rikskonserter, Stockholm, Sweden
Composer in Residence at EMS - Elektroakustik Musik I Sverige, Stockholm, Sweden
2002 Teacher of Experimental Musichoreography for Children at Keré Youth Education Centre, Catania, Sicily
Laureate Artist by Pépinières Européennes Pour Jeunes Artistes, France
Composer in Residence at Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Zaragoza, Spain
Honourable Mention at 2002 emsPrize International Text-Sound Composition Competition, Stockholm, Sweden
2001 Visiting Artist at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London, UK
2000 Fellowship in Dance Notation and Contemporary Choreology at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London, UK
1998 Bachelor's Degree in Humanities at University of Catania, Sicily - Graduation thesis: A Theoretical and a Personal Artistic Contribution to Japanese Butoh Contemporary Dance
1995 Bachelor's Degree in Piano at Catania Music Institute, Sicily
1994 Fellowship in Composition at International Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, Darmstadt, Germany