Education


2011-2015 Doctor of Philosophy, Novars Research Centre, University of Manchester, UK.
2010-2011  Master with Distinction in Electroacoustic Music Composition, Novars Research Centre, University of Manchester, UK.
2005-2009  Bachelor (Hons) in Music Composition, Conservatorio Superior de Música, Málaga, Spain.
2002-2003  Sound Technician Certification, Fundación Audiovisual de Andalucía – RTVE (Spanish Broadcasting).

Honours and Awards


2015 Distinguished Achievement Award – Postgraduate of the Year, The University of Manchester, UK.
2011 SAHC Studentship Award (PhD Scholarship), University of Manchester, UK (3 years).
2010 Harry Clough Award, University of Manchester, UK (1 year).

Invited Talks and Seminars


2016 ‘Recursive and Emergent Systems as Spatial Virtual Instruments for Procedural Composition using Game Engines’. IX Symposium, Société des arts technologiques (SAT), Montreal, Canada.
2014  ’SonicMaps-Locative Audio: Technical Report, Challenges and Opportunities’, My City, My Sounds Symposium, ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics, Karlsruhe, Germany.
2014  ’Non-conventional 3D virtual instruments for electroacoustic composition and the exploration of sound gesture as a result of real-time complex physical behaviour’, Procedural Audio Now!, Skype HQ in Chancery Lane, London, UK.
2013  ’Locative Audio: Sound and Geolocation Systems’. Master in Visual Arts and Multimedia, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain (PGT Lecture).
2013  ’Locative Audio for Social Research’. Master in Visual Anthropology. The University of Manchester, UK (PGT Lecture).
2013  ’La Escultura Sonora’. XX Festival Punto de Encuentro AMEE, Málaga, Spain
2011  ’Introduction to Ambisonics ST350′. Novars Research Centre. The University of Manchester, UK (PGT Workshop)
2011  ’Opensim Novars Edition: an introduction to Game-Engine Technologies‘. Novars Research Centre, University of Manchester, UK (PGT Presentation)
2010  ’Sonata Form: an Efficient Cybernetic Model’. X Contemporary Music Conferences. Conservatorio Superior de Málaga, Spain.
2010  ’An introduction to Electroacoustic Music’. Conservatorio Profesional de Música Ángel Barrios, Granada, Spain.
2010  ’Khaos: towards an inexpressive equilibrium‘. IV Music & New Technologies Conferences. Conservatorio Superior de Música de Málaga, Spain.

Professional Experience


Nov 2013-Now ’Software Developer’, Recursive Arts  (http://recursivearts.com), Manchester,UK.
Published titles: ”MapNav Geolocation Toolkit” for Unity, “SonicMaps-Locative Audio” for iOS/Android, “Virtual Piano” WebGL Online App.

Jan 2012-Now ’Graduate Teaching Assistant ’, The University of Manchester, UK.
Designing and teaching Game Audio and Interactive Media courses for undergraduate students. We use Blender and Unity3D game engines and focus on procedural audio techniques.

Jan 2005-August 2012 ’Studio and Location Recording /Mixing Engineer’, Freelance, Spain.
Specializing in Classical and Jazz Music. I produced works for Orquesta Sinfónica Provincial de Málaga, Jazztease, Tangoria, Cello4Qt, Conservatorio Superior de Música de Málaga, etc. Samples are available on Spotify, e.g.: https://play.spotify.com/search/Cello4Qthttps://play.spotify.com/artist/60SfXGLtzQ3gg1jAyrOIB0

2010-2012  ’Web Designer & Interactive Media Developer’, (sonicmaps.com, trinozurita.com, dianaperezcustodio.com, etc.), Spain.

April 2010-June 2011 ‘FOH Mixing Engineer’, Escuela de Arte Dramático de Málaga(ESAD), Spain.
Rigging of pro-audio equipment (wireless microphones, monitoring, PA, etc.) and FOH live sound mixing for musicals, ensuring superior sound quality in a large venue.

May 2003-Dec 2005 ‘FOH Mixing Engineer/Stage Lighting’, Acuario Teatro, Spain.
Theatre company. More than 300 plays across Spain over 3 years.

Technical Skills


Programming: C#, Javascript, HTML, CSS, PHP, SQL, MS Visual Studio.
Music Programming: Supercollider, Max/MSP, Pure Data, Web Audio API, OSC.
Graphics and Visuals: Unity3D, Blender, OpenSim, Sketchup/LightUp, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator).
Audio Software: Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Reaper, Logic, Kontakt, Adobe Audition, Sibelius.
Performance: piano, guitars, electric bass, cello.
Other: GIS/Geolocation/GPS implementation in Unity.

Other merits


Peer Reviewer ‘Sines & Squares Festival – Analogue electronics and Modular Synthesis’.

Languages


Spanish (mother tongue), English (working language)

 

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