composer, sound artist, researcher and guitarist

Miguelangel Clerc Parada

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Miguelangel Clerc Parada (Santiago, Chile, 1979) has composed pieces for soloists, music ensembles, for installations and dance performances for venues from Europe, Asia, North and South America. He has composed music for the Nieuw Ensemble, Ensemble Klang, Ensemble Modelo62 (The Netherlands), CIMA (Chile), Schlagquartett Koln (Germany), among others. He also has composed music for dance and live art performances for choreographers as Pedro Goucha, Cora Bos-Kroese, Marina Mascarell, Karine Guizzo, Heidi Vierthaler, Loïc Perela, Astrid Boons and for the performance group mmmmm (UK). 

 

His music has received the Proms Prize 2006 in Paradiso (Amsterdam) for the piece Paradiso's Pendulums composed in collaboration with Grzegorz Marciniak. He was selected for the Gaudeamus Composition Competition 2008 for his work What About Woof? for five percussionists. In 2011 he was nominated for Premios Altazor (Chilean awards for arts) for his piece Eufotica for six percussionists. 

 

Clerc has composed pieces for soloists, music ensembles, for installations and dance performances for venues from Europe, Asia, North and South America. He has composed music for the Nieuw Ensemble, Ensemble Klang, Ensemble Modelo62 (The Netherlands), CIMA (Chile), Schlagquartett Koln (Germany), among others. He also has composed music for dance and live art performances for choreographers as Pedro Goucha, Cora Bos-Kroese, Marina Mascarell, Karine Guizzo, Heidi Vierthaler and for the performance group mmmmm (UK). 

His music has received the Proms Prize 2006 in Paradiso (Amsterdam) for the piece Paradiso's Pendulums composed in collaboration with Grzegorz Marciniak. He was selected for the Gaudeamus Composition Competition 2008 for his work What About Woof? for five percussionists. In 2011 he was nominated for Premios Altazor (Chilean awards for arts) for his piece Eufotica for six percussionists. 

He studied classical guitar with Roberto Perez, Alejandro Peralta and Henk Westhiner, and composition with Alejandro Guarello in Universidad Catolica de Chile, where he obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition in 2000. Further studies in composition were pursued under Martijn Padding, Gilius van Bergeijk, Cornelis de Bondt and Yannis Kyriakides at the Koninklijk Conservatorium (Den Haag) where he obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Composition in May 2006 and a Master's Degree in May 2008.

He studied classical guitar with Roberto Perez, Alejandro Peralta and Henk Westhiner, and composition with Alejandro Guarello in Universidad Catolica de Chile, where he obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition in 2000. Further studies in composition were pursued under Martijn Padding, Gilius van Bergeijk, Cornelis de Bondt and Yannis Kyriakides at the Koninklijk Conservatorium (Den Haag) where he obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Composition in May 2006 and a Master's Degree in May 2008.

 

Additionally, he has attended seminars and master classes with Emmanuel Nunes, Salvatore Sciarrino, Giacomo Manzoni, Gabriel Valverde, Beat Furrer, Mario Lavista, Julio Estrada, Manuel Lopez Lopez, Tristan Murail, Rozalie Hirs and others.

 

Clerc holds a PhD in artistic research from Leiden University and Orpheus Institute in Ghent ("Docartes" doctoral programme in musical arts). His doctoral research was supervised by Frans de Ruiter, Marcel Cobussen and Richard Barrett.

 


Miguelángel Clerc Parada (Santiago, Chile, 1979) ha compuesto piezas para solistas, música de cámara, para instalaciones y espectáculos de danza presentadas en Europa, Asia, Norteamérica y Sudamérica. Ha compuesto música para el Nieuw Ensemble, Ensemble Klang, Ensemble Modelo62 (Holanda), CIMA, Ensemble Taller Música Contemporánea (Chile), Cuarteto de Percusión de Colonia (Alemania), entre otros. También ha compuesto música para espectáculos de danza y arte en vivo para coreógrafos como Pedro Goucha, Cora Bos-Kroese, Marina Mascarell, Karine Guizzo, Heidi Vierthaler, Loïc Perela, Astrid Boons y para el grupo de performance mmmmm.

Su música ha recibido el Premio Proms 2006 en Paradiso (Amsterdam) por la pieza Paradiso?s Pendulums, compuesta en colaboración con el compositor Polaco Grzegorz Marciniak. Fue seleccionado para el Concurso de Composición Gaudeamus 2008 (Amsterdam) por su pieza What About Woof? para cinco percusionistas. En 2011 fue nominado a los Premios Altazor(Chile) por su obra Eufótica para seis percusionistas.

Estudió guitarra clásica con Roberto Pérez, Alejandro Peralta y Henk Westhiner, y composición con Alejandro Guarello en la Universidad Católica de Chile, donde obtuvo una licenciatura en Composición Musical (2000). También curso estudios de posgrado en composición con los compositores Martijn Padding, Gilius van Bergeijk , Cornelis de Bondt y Yannis Kyriakides en el Conservatorio Real de La Haya (Holanda) donde obtuvo un Diploma de Postgrado en Composición (2006) y un Magister en Composición(2008). 

Además, ha asistido a seminarios y clases magistrales en composición con Emmanuel Nunes, Salvatore Sciarrino, Giacomo Manzoni, Gabriel Valverde, Beat Furrer, Mario Lavista, Julio Estrada, Manuel López López, Tristan Murail, Rozalie Hirs entre otros.

Clerc tiene un doctorado en investigación artística otorgado por la Universidad de Leiden (Holanda) e Orpheus Institute (Gante, Bélgica). Su investigación doctoral fue supervisada por Frans de Ruiter, Marcel Cobussen y Richard Barrett.