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Fabio De Sanctis De Benedictis,

Chanteurs

Italie
Pontedera, Pisa - Tuscany, Italie

Bio

[Last update: 22nd of July, 2018]

Fabio De Sanctis De Benedictis was born in Pisa in 1963.

He graduated in Violin, Choir Music and Conducting, Composition, the latter cum laude.

He triennially attended the composition courses kept by Giacomo Manzoni at the Fiesole Music School.

Winner in various national and international Composition competitions, his scores are published and/or recorded on CD by fonè, SAM and Ars Publica.

His works have been performed in Italy, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Croatia, Uruguay, Mexico.

His Musical Analysis, Music Didactics, Electronic Music papers have been published on specialized journals in Italy and abroad, such: Sonus, Aulos, Tibiae (Germany), Tetraktys, Civiltà Musicale, Musica Domani, Facoltà di Matematica (Pisa University), Analitica, Musicology Papers (Romania), XX, XXI and XXII CIM Proceedings (AIMI, Italy), Gli Spazi della Musica, ISSM "P. Mascagni". A paper of him is present in third Ircam volume of the series "OM Composer's Book".

He took part as lecturer to meetings and seminars for: Analitica (Rimini); Domus Galileiana (Pisa University, Italy); EuroMac 2011 - VII European Music Analysis Conference in Rome, Santa Cecilia Conservatory; Colloqui di Informatica Musicale by AIMI, Italian Music Informatics Association, Santa Cecilia Conservatory, Rome and Cittadella dei Musei, Cagliari; Ircam Forum Workshop (Paris, France), HarMA (Bruxelles, Belgium).
He held Erasmus courses at: Lemmens Instituut (Leuveen, Belgium); Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas by Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco (Portugal); Academia de Muzică "Gheorghe Dima" in Cluj (Romania); Conservatorio Superior de Música "Manuel Castillo" Seville (Spain); Staatlische Hochschule di Stoccarda (Germania).

Since 1992 he has taught Harmony and Counterpoint and Foundations of Musical Composition for the Didactics in several Italian Conservatories, Musical Analysis in Professional Courses funded by The European Community, in various seminaries kept in the Conservatory of Latina, and in the bachelor and master courses in the ISSM "P. Mascagni” in Leghorn.
He held an Algorithmic Composition Masterclass in Genoa Conservatory.

He turned out winner, in contests for titles and exams to chairs in: Complementary Harmony, Harmony and Counterpoint, Theory, Solfège and Music Dictation, Foundations of Musical Composition for the Didactics (Conservatories); Complementary Harmony, Theory, Solfège and Music Dictation (Superior Musical Studies Institute "P. Mascagni"); Solfège (Dance Academy in Rome), obtaining several calls to teach.

He has taken up the half-yearly courses of Harmony and Counterpoint Elements in Cinema Music and Theatre Department, Faculty of Letters, University of Pisa, from 2001 to 2009. He held for two years a course of Composition Techniques in Genoa Conservatory for the degree of Electronic Music.

Ordinary professor of Complementary Harmony, Fundamentals of Composition, Musical Analysis and Control and Peformance Environments for Live Electronics in Superior Musical Studies Institute "P. Mascagni”, attends to Composition and Musical Analysis, mainly working on Open Source and Ircam software, Linux and OsX platform, in the ambit of Electronic Music and Algorithmic Composition. He is the author of a software library for PWGL and Open Music, denominated FDSDB_XXth_CT, dedicated to XXth Century Composition techniques.

He is member of GATM (Group for Analysis and Theory of Music) Scientific Committee for the 2018-2020 triennium.

The site of own courses: https://sites.google.com/site/fdsdbmascagni/
Mail:
fabio.desanctis@consli.it
fdesanctis@teletu.it

Experience

Winner in various national and international Composition competitions, his scores are published and/or recorded on CD by fonè, SAM and Ars Publica.

His works have been performed in Italy, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Croatia, Uruguay, Mexico.

His Musical Analysis, Music Didactics, Electronic Music papers have been published on specialized journals in Italy and abroad, such: Sonus, Aulos, Tibiae (Germany), Tetraktys, Civiltà Musicale, Musica Domani, Facoltà di Matematica (Pisa University), Analitica, Musicology Papers (Romania), XX, XXI and XXII CIM Proceedings (AIMI, Italy), Gli Spazi della Musica, ISSM "P. Mascagni". A paper of him is present in third Ircam volume of the series "OM Composer's Book".

He took part as lecturer to meetings and seminars for: Analitica (Rimini); Domus Galileiana (Pisa University, Italy); EuroMac 2011 - VII European Music Analysis Conference in Rome, Santa Cecilia Conservatory; Colloqui di Informatica Musicale by AIMI, Italian Music Informatics Association, Santa Cecilia Conservatory, Rome and Cittadella dei Musei, Cagliari; Ircam Forum Workshop (Paris, France), HarMA (Bruxelles, Belgium).
He held Erasmus courses at: Lemmens Instituut (Leuveen, Belgium); Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas by Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco (Portugal); Academia de Muzică "Gheorghe Dima" in Cluj (Romania); Conservatorio Superior de Música "Manuel Castillo" Seville (Spain); Staatlische Hochschule di Stoccarda (Germania).

Since 1992 he has taught Harmony and Counterpoint and Foundations of Musical Composition for the Didactics in several Italian Conservatories, Musical Analysis in Professional Courses funded by The European Community, in various seminaries kept in the Conservatory of Latina, and in the bachelor and master courses in the ISSM "P. Mascagni” in Leghorn.
He held an Algorithmic Composition Masterclass in Genoa Conservatory.

He turned out winner, in contests for titles and exams to chairs in: Complementary Harmony, Harmony and Counterpoint, Theory, Solfège and Music Dictation, Foundations of Musical Composition for the Didactics (Conservatories); Complementary Harmony, Theory, Solfège and Music Dictation (Superior Musical Studies Institute "P. Mascagni"); Solfège (Dance Academy in Rome), obtaining several calls to teach.

He has taken up the half-yearly courses of Harmony and Counterpoint Elements in Cinema Music and Theatre Department, Faculty of Letters, University of Pisa, from 2001 to 2009. He held for two years a course of Composition Techniques in Genoa Conservatory for the degree of Electronic Music.

Ordinary professor of Complementary Harmony, Fundamentals of Composition, Musical Analysis and Control and Peformance Environments for Live Electronics in Superior Musical Studies Institute "P. Mascagni”, attends to Composition and Musical Analysis, mainly working on Open Source and Ircam software, Linux and OsX platform, in the ambit of Electronic Music and Algorithmic Composition. He is the author of a software library for PWGL and Open Music, denominated FDSDB_XXth_CT, dedicated to XXth Century Composition techniques.

Education

He graduated in Violin, Choir Music and Conducting, Composition, the latter cum laude.

He triennially attended the composition courses kept by Giacomo Manzoni at the Fiesole Music School.

Awards

Selected compositions in: Mexico City, Sound Space Casa del Lago; estival Metanast, Manchester, UK; Soundwalk collective installation, O’culto da Ajuda, Musica Viva Festival 2014, Lisbona.

I International Composition Competition "Premio MARIANI-PRATELLA 2015" – Honor Mention for “Quintetto” for Woodwind Quintet. Jury: Yuri Kasparov (President), Claudio Ambrosini, Giuseppe Giuliano, Francesco Maria Paradiso, Marco Titotto.

1st Classified in 7th International Composition Competition, Cultural Association “Euritmia” in Povoletto (UD - Italy) with didfactics composition “Aprés” for Violin and Piano – Jury: Dušan Bavdek (Slovenia), Paolo Furlani (Italy), Rolando Lucchi (Italy), Javies Torres Maldonado (Mexico), Massimo Priori (Italy).

2nd classified ex – aequo with composition “Frammento da un’annunciazione” for fl., cl., harp and string quartrt at Internationa Composition Competition “Ennio Porrino”, Cagliari.

1st Classified in National Composition Competition by Livorno Country, with composition "In Memoriam" for seven woodwinds. Jury: Ada Gentile, President; Azio Corghi; Gaetano Giani Luporini; Bruno Nicolai; Guido Turchi.

Teaching abilitation in Primary and Secondary School for Musical Education.

Conservatory Chair Competition (by titles and examination) and assignation: Composition for Didactics; Solfege (3 competitions); Complementary Harmony (2 competitions); Composition.

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