Patricia Martinez (Argentina) is composer, improviser, pianist, interdisciplinary artist, researcher and professor. Her works has emerged, in part, from an experimental process of ‘stripping-down,’ which involves a degree of risk-taking, in that the resulting piece is left somewhat vulnerable in terms of its expressive identity. She conducted experimental ensembles for about twenty years.
She has a Doctoral and Master degree in Music Composition (Stanford University) and she completed the annual course in Computer Music (Ircam). Her works won prizes such as the Argentinean Government’s artist life grant; Casa de las Américas (Cuba); International Young Composers’ Meeting (Apeldoorn); Ibermúsicas/Iberescena; Diffusion; GMEB; Pierre Schaeffer; American Prize; Deutsche Gesellschaft; Argentine Society of Music Authors and Composers; Juan C. Paz; TRINAC/TRIME.
She received fellowships and commissions from: VCCA/UNESCO-Aschberg; Yvar Mikhashoff Trust for New Music Foundation; Bang on a Can Music Festival; International Music Theatre Competition / Staatstheater Darmstadt / Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt (IMD); FNA; SU; UNQ; Luigi Russolo; Antorchas Foundation; General San Martin Theatre; De Ereprijs; American Composers Forum; CESARE; Culture Fund BA; Experimental Center of The Colón Theater; Melos-Gandini. Talented ensembles performed her works, such as: Arditti and The Jack Quartet, Surplus, Seth Josel trio, C2, ACME, SFSounds, Cepromusic or Compañía Oblicua. She has been a performer and her works have been performed in Europe, North, Central, Latin America and South Africa.
Categories/Tags – all artists are listed under ALL – Experimental.
All international; contemporary, new music, improvisation, visual music, vocal music, electroacoustic music, instrumental music, interdisciplinary, instrumentalist