Gabriel Peraza. Born in Caracas, Venezuela 1979. Composer, cellist and guitarist. Oriented music and various areas of transdisciplinary research complex thought in music and image. Began his musical studies in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, with Ender Peñaloza to 10 years, then at the Conservatorio Vicente Emilio Sojo with Leonor Saavedra and Javier Peraza. Studied cello at the Conservatorio Superior Simón Bolívar in Caracas with Valmore Nieves. In 2001, he specialized in viloncello and chamber music with André Poulet and Maurice Gauton of John Sebastian Bach Academy (Stuttgart). He was cellist of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Lara.
Member of the Collective Opus 0.5, Aeon Temporal Vortex, Colectivo de Creación Sonora “CCS” and Acción Vortex, CHR-0 experimenting with dance music and image. He has participated as a composer for several television animation. He plays the electric guitar and cello developed in an experimental environment inclined to Noise, Drone, Indie, Death and electronics, experimenting in different sounds and aesthetics to achieve cutting-edge image. He has studied composition with Emilio Mendoza, Adina Izarra, Pedro Barboza Williams and Montesino.
He was the first delegate the National Section of the Venezuelan Society of Contemporary Music, SVMC in Grenzelos Festival World Music Days in Stuttgart, Germany, 2006, International Society for Contemporary Music ISCM. He served as research assistant at the Universidad Simón Bolívar, under the tutelage of Dr Emilio Mendoza with the theme color and Visual Music.
Culminates currently studies composition at the Master of the University Simón Bolívar, Caracas. He has been selected to participate in major conferences and music technology as the 2008 Mexico Computer Art Congress [ACC. 2] “Music, Color and Video-art” with its theme “Color Music / Visual II: Techniques for the translation of visual music.” In the II International Congress of Contemporary Music and Technology Seville, 2008, with its theme “Color musical / visual. Translation system of sounds in the image based on the kinetic MAX5 software.
He has been resident composer in 2008 at the International Center for Composers VICC in Gotland, Sweden, co-funded by the ISCM. His works have been performed at various events such as XXXVII Anniversary of the University Simón Bolívar, el XV Festival latinoamericano de música, Caracas, at the opening of the Colectivo Creación Sonora CCS. It has recently been selected to interpret his work, “Inside my Mind” at the festival of the World New Music Days in Växjö and Gothenburg, Sweden, work that was commissioned by the International Composition Visby, VICC, Gotland Sweden. Is selected again in 2010 for residence Visby International Center for Composers VICC-Gotland, Sweden, co-funded by the ISCM commissioner called for his last production, “Triple Dimension”, a work for electric guitar and laptop .
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