Mary, Mario

Argentina / France
1961

Mario MARY is a Doctor of "Aesthetic, Science and Technology of Arts" (University Paris VIII), actually he teaches "Electroacoustic Composition" at Prince Rainier III Music Academy of Monaco, and is the artistic director of Monaco/Electroacoustique - International Meeting of Electroacustic Music.

Between 1996 and 2010, he teaches at the University Paris VIII and is the artistic director of the Computer Music Series of Concerts

Mario Mary begins his musical studies in Argentine, where he's graduated as Composition Professor at the National University of La Plata. Simultaneously, he studied Orchestral Conducting and Computer Music. Since 1992 he has continued his studies in Paris, at GRM, National Conservatory of Music, IRCAM and University Paris VIII. He worked as a composer in research at the IRCAM, where he realised "AudioSculpt Cross-Synthesis Handbook" in 1995, and "Control editors" (interfaces Open Music for AudioSculpt) in 2003.

Teacher, researcher and composer, Mario MARY has been invited by numerous institutions to make compositions and to give conferences: GRM, IRCAM, IMEB, Conservatory of Bordeaux (France), University of Vienna (Austria), Autonomous University of Mexico City, Museum Ex-Teresa Arte Actual (Mexico), DIEM, Royal Academy of Music of Aarhus (Denmark), University of La Plata, LIPM, UCA, University of Lanus, University of Cordoba (Argentina), University of Aveiro (Portugal), Royal Academy of Mons (Belgium), University of Cologne (Germany), University of Udine (Italy), CDMC-LIEM (Spain), University of Costa Rica, etc.

His aesthetic interests are directed toward the creation of music whose search generates emergent signs of the new century aesthetic tendencies. Since he was fifteen years old, he has been developing the technique of Electroacoustic Orchestration and the concept of Polyphony of the Space. Recently, he has begun to incorporate in his musical work experimental video images devised by him. His works are played in many different contemporary international music exhibitions.

His compositions have been played at various important international events of contemporary music: Espace de Projection-IRCAM (Paris, France), Festival Musica Nova (Sofia, Bulgaria), Salle Olivier Messiaen (Radio France), Festival de Arte Sonoro (Mexico), Alte Schmide (Vienna, Austria), National Radio Stockholm (Sweden), Festival de Música Contemporánea de Granada (Spain), Absolute Musik Festival (Allensteig, Austria), Radio France, Festival Varianti (Pescara, Italy), Festival de Música del Siglo XX de Salamanca (Spain), National Radio (Hungary), Università di Rome (Italy), Festival Internacional de Música de Murelia (Mexico), Poly College (Vienna, Austria), Radio Nacional (Argentina), Círculo de Bellas Artes de Madrid (Spain), Radio C.F.R.O. (Vancouver, Canada), Semana de Música Electroacústica (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Cité Universitaire de Paris (France), Festival de Música Contemporãnea Latino-Americana (Belo Horizonte, Brazil), Teatro Pradillo (Madrid, Spain), Festival AGON (Milan, Italy), Den Sorte Diamant (Copenhague), Festival de Musica Contemporanea de Alicante (Spain), International Symposium on Electronic Art (Paris), Festival International de La Habana (Cuba), Festival Música Viva (Portugal), Fine Ars Museum of Nantes (France), ICMC (Cuba), Electroacustic Music Days of Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), Teatro Colón (Buenos Aires, Argentina), ICMC (Sweden), Interactive Computer Program Arts Series, (New York), City University (London), Festival l'Espace du son (Belgium), Festival Sonoimágenes (Argentine), Keele University (England), Teatro Cervantes (Buenos Aires), University of Monterrey (Mexico), Festival of Weimar (Germany), Radio France Festival in Montpellier (France), etc.