B i o g r a p h y
Matteo Tundo is an Italian composer of acoustic and electroacoustic music. His primary interest in composition is the perception and cognition of the sound event, the neural mechanisms that lead to the signification of sound. His work is focused on the application of neuroesthetics in musical composition. After his first guitar studies, he devoted himself totally to composition and new technologies, studying at the conservatories of Florence, Parma and Lugano. He studied, among others, composition with Giorgio Colombo Taccani, Javier Torres Maldonado, Nadir Vassena; electronic music with Marco Ligabue and he attended specialization courses with Salvatore Sciarrino, Ivan Fedele, Yan Maresz, Beat Furrer, Franck Bedrossian and others. He’s actually studying with Ivan Fedele at Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.
His compositions have been played in Italy, Germany, Spain, Greece, Switzerland, Austria, United States, Iran, Korea, Japan, Australia and he participated as composer in international festivals: Mixture Festival (2021), Impuls Festival (2021) EAR_Electro Acoustic Room (2020), Mise-En Festival (2019), IlSuono Contemporary Music Week (2019), Outhear New Music Week (2019), Labirinti Sonori (2018), Diffrazioni Festival (2014, 2016), Estate Fiesolana (2016), Cluster Music Festival (2018), MUSLAB (2018), OUA- EMF (2017), New Music Day (2017).
His compositions have been awarded or recommended in international competitions: International Competition Academia Musica (Vienna, Austria), 16th Thailand International Composers Competition, International Composition Competition “Città di Barletta”, Alvarez Chamber Orchestra Composition Competition and others.
For the academic year 2019-2020 he taught Music Informatics at the Darfo Conservatory in Italy.