Is a multifaceted musician. Composer, guitarist, lecturer , conferencist
and improviser, his work includes chamber music, opera, symphonic music and
electronics. Their sources are sunk into the Latin American ethnic music,
European early music and African chants.
His eclecticism explores the boundaries of silence and noise, the poetry and
was born in Bahia Blanca (Buenos
.Professor Superior of Guitar by the Conservatorio de Musica de Bahia Blanca, he also studied
Mathematics at the Universidad Nacional del Sur. He took
part in courses and seminaries of guitar with Eduardo Fernandez, Roberto
Aussel, Alvaro Pierri, Alirio Diaz, Miguel Angel Girollet and Leo Soares; of
Ancient Music with Mario Videla, African music with Aki Euba, R. Kwami, A. Boyd
at Churchill College (England)) and Composition with the italians Luigi Nono,
Franco Donatoni, Luca Lombardi and Giacomo Manzoni. Course of Musical Analysis
with Enrique Cipolla in Buenos Aires, workshop
with the Arditti Quartet,and XXth century Music with Pierre Boulez at the
College de France in Paris.
He was awarded
the following scholarships :
-Of the "Fundacion Camping Musical Bariloche" (guitar) in 1983 and 1984
the Brazilian Goverment to the
"XII Seminario Internacional de Guitarra in Porto Alegre attending class
from Abel Carlevaro,Francis Schwartz (composition), etc (1979).
the Goverment of France (1986/87) to
study Composition with the French Composer Francis Miroglio (La Sorbonne) in France.
the Goverment of Argentina , in Composition
(FNA) in 1988.
Of the City Government of Bahía Blanca
to edit C.D. (1994 and 2001)
Of the Goverment of Argentina, to compose the opera “Cantos de Albas y
Presagios “ (Homage to Latin American
He was awarded the following Prizes :
- Prize "Asociacion Estimulo Cultural"- Guitar (Argentina).
- First Prize "Encargos" (Composition) Fondo Nacional de las Artes
First Prize "Edicion" (Composition)
Society of Contemporary Music) Composition (Argentina,l993).
- Prix I.S.C.M. Composition (Argentina,1996)
I.S.C.M. (Composition) Argentina 2003.
First Prize of SADAIC (Argentinian
Society of Composers) Award for Symphonic
Orchestra Composition (l997). Performed by Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional of Argentina.
Distinction of Premio Municipal de
Buenos Aires (Composition). Argentina
Finalist of the International String Quartet
Competition "Mario Angelo- Comneno". Italy (1998)
Prize of Edenor-Radio Clásica Award
- Distinction "III Concurso Internacional de
Composición en Guitarra
- First Prize of Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires, composition award, Argentina (2000).
- First Prize of
YAGE-AUSTRIA International Composition Competition, Austria (2004)
- Prize TRINAC, composition award , Argentina (2006)
- Finalist International Prize “Cittá d’Udine”, Italy
- 2nd Prize K. SEROCKI, International Composition Competition, Poland (2008)
He was invited to the International Festivals :
Aires ISCM" (1988,89,94), III International Guitar Festival of Buenos
Aires (l996), Semaines Internationales d'Orleans (France,l990), III Encuentro
de Musica Contemporanea (Santiago,Chile,1989) , III International Festival and
Symposium , Center of Intercultural Music Arts of London University (United
Kingdom,1994) , International Festival Music of Americas (Miami, U.S.A.,1994),
Pianissimo Festival of Sofia (Bulgary, 1998), V Simposium of Latinamerican
Musicology (Brasil, 2001), Festival Nuevas Músicas ( Buenos Aires 2001 and
2002), 2nd International Symposium and Festival on Composition in
Africa and the Diaspora (England, 2003), Festival Sonoimágenes (Argentina,
2004), Festival Aspekte, Salzburg (AUSTRIA, 2005),Encuentro Americano de Música
Contemporánea( Argentina, 2005), International Festival “Harvest Moon” of
Electroacoustic Music, Carolina University (Canada, 2006),Festival “Del
Compositor al Oyente” IUNA (Argentina, 2007), Festival “Tsunami “(Argentina,
2009), Festival “Elektronica Viva” (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2009), Festival
“Hacia un Nuevo Futurismo” (ISCM, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2010), Festival “
200 años de Música Argentina (Radio Nacional, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2010) .
As concert performer he has played in La Plata, Bahia Blanca, Mar del
Plata, Neuquen, Trelew, Pto.Madryn, Bariloche, Rosario, etc. (Argentine); and
many halls of Buenos Aires as Teatro San Martin, Centro Recoleta, Teatro
Cervantes, etc. At Paris:Cite des Arts, F.I.A.P., Grand Theatre de la Cite Universitaire,
Maison de l'Amerique Latine, etc. Moreover has performed at London, Florida (USA), Merano (Italy)
and many broadcasted programmes in Argentina
with the Symphonic Orchestra of Bahia Blanca , and also he has performed with
members of Ensamble Intercontemporain . He was invited by numerous culturel
institutions: Centro de Divulgacion Musical, Grupo de Creacion Musical
Fundacion San Telmo, etc (Argentina);
Maison du Proche-Orient,etc. (France),
ELARG (European Latin-American Research Group), CIMA (Great Britain), Royal Academy of Music (London,U.K.).
His works was performed in Argentina,
Germany, United Kingdom, Bulgary,
Chile, France, Italy
works has been chosen by Indiana University to Workshop "Words and
Music"(1994) and Masterprize Composition Award (London) and he write about
Musical Analysis and his own works in the musical review "El
Encordado" (Sweden), Musicology Review of CIMA (London), Orpheotron
(Argentina) and Revista Música e Investigación del Instituto Argentino de
Musicología Carlos Vega . His works are edited by Ferrer Edition and Ricordi
offered Master Class and conferences about his
own works at the Florida International University(USA),Lecture-Concert at the
Royal Academy of Music about Xxth Century Music for guitar, Latinoamerican
Composers(U.K.,1997), University of Cambridge (England), Conservatory of Adria
(Italy), Rachmaninov Conservatory of Paris (France), Universidad Católica
Argentina (Argentina), V Simposium of Latinamerican Musicology in Curitiba
(Brasil),University of Lanús and other Argentinian institutions.
of 2Ar.Co (n) Association to difusse Latin
American and Argentinian Arts.
of Imaginario Sur at Instituto
Universitario del Arte (Argentina)
to diffuse Latin American composers.
with Adrián Maglia of MAGLIA x 2 (piano and guitar amplified duo) to perform
his own music.
Professor at the Conservatory "Guy
d'Arezzo" at Paris.In Argentina Director of Department of Composition at
Conservatorio Nacional de Buenos Aires (Instituto Universitario Nacional del
Arte) where he organize since 1998 two series (National and
International)of Composers Master Class
and Guitarist XXth century Master Class
, at Conservatory "Alberto Ginastera" (New graphisms and guitar) he
is Head of Chamber music Department in present time, where he has created the
course "Creative Research of no-traditional resources on acoustic
instruments". His works are included in official Conservatories programs.
He followed invitations to offer the seminaries : "The Music and
the Golden Number","The Semiotic and the Music" at the
Universidad Nacional del Sur(Argentina),"XXth
Century Music for Guitar,Latinoamerican Composers"(Conservatory
He was designated Member of the Advisory
Council of "Center of Intercultural Music Arts,City
University,London,1997; and jury by Argentine National Goverment , Argentinian
SIMC Award of Composition (TRINAC) and Universidad DE Villa María
(Córdoba) His works are recording into
"Panorama de la
Musica Argentina"(FNA,Argentine Goverment).and many
others CD´s (“Música Argentina para clave”, “Premios Edenor a la creación
Musical”, “Lee Festival”, “Maglia x 2”,
“Contrastes”, etc) . His
concerts are under "Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Argentina"
2002 Compositor in residence at Electronic Laboratory of Research and Musical Production (LIPM) of Buenos Aires , he was invited by University
of Cambridge (England) in 2003 to offer a new work and lecture.
Many chamber music ensembles and soloists of Europe and Argentina comissioned him
different works, as Teatro Colón
(Argentina) his Ópera “Cantos
deAlbas y Presagios”, Vivienne Spiteri (France-Canada), Armonia Opus Trio
(Argentina), Baroni-Osuna duo guitar, Sfriso-Ujaldón dúo guitar, Ensemble Noir
(Canada), Grupo Encuentros, La
Plata String Orchestra and Symphonic Orchestra of Bahia Blanca
(Argentina),. etc Important composers have dedicated works to him as
E.Cipolla,Gabriel Di Cicco,R.Dal Farra(Argentina),Tim
Some of his works :
Visiones Desde el Piano,Los Colores del Tiempo(Soloist),From Bach,Lejanias,Liturgias
Iridiscentes, Caos-Cosmos-Apocalipsis, F8AM (chamber music);Phi,Proporciones y
Poiesis,Sinfonia #1,Imagenes Miticas, Sinfonía Nº 2, Los Tiempos del Enigma
(Orchestra),Invocaciones Nativas (Guitar and string orchestra), Otras Etnias
(Harpsichord and electronic sounds), Siete veces Siete ( guitar and electronic
sounds) .He was awarded the First Prize of SADAIC Symphonic Orchestra
Competition(Argentinian Society of Composers) l997 and performed by Orquesta
Sinfónica Nacional of Argentina in 1998 d 2003. His works are performed at
Bulgarian International Festival "Pianissimo ´98"(Sofía) and
broadcasted in Los Angeles(USA,1998). He was designed as jury
by the Argentinian government in 1998 and jury of Composition Award of ISCM OF Argentina. Many
of your works are based on ethnics and folkloric songs of Latin american
was selected as a musical personality by the International Biographical Centre
of Cambridge (England)
for the next Edition of "INTERNATIONAL WHO´S WHO IN MUSIC AND MUSICIAN´S
"The guitar solos has demostrated the
versatility of F.M. to interpret the ancient and the new music..."
"El Imparcial" .Argentina
is a young soloist with an evident talent" "La Nueva Provincia".Argentina
has demostrated meditation and analysis about the Suite #1 of J.S.Bach" "The
Buenos Aires Herald".Argentina
his work Espacios Surgidos,F.M. shows an spectacular fan of guitar
possibilities" "El Mercurio".Chile
"Notable recital of
F.M....,technical purity...a engaged musician" "La Voz del
poetics nourished by fantasy and regimented by rigor:the resonant mirror of the
world.A great compromise with his own essence;a magnetic field where
thougths-his thoughts,our thoughts-grow:this is the music of F.M." Gabriel
Di Cicco(composer,lecturer,Bahia Blanca Symphonic Orchestra) "...great
evolution trough his work...notable qualities for the musical composition"
Gerardo Gandini(Composer,conductor,director of Centro de Experimentacion de
Opera y Ballet ,Teatro Colon,Argentina) "
and intelligence" Miguel A. Girollet(international guitarist)
marvellous moment of music..." Mary Windsor(Directrice of Centre d'Accueil
aux etudiants du Proche-Orient,Paris,France) "
Master-Class/Forum was excellent aas was his recital...we were very impressed
with his technique as well as your interpretative abilities" Orlando
J.Garcia(Director Florida International
and the Music of the Americas
and responsable is shown in his composition methods and his musical
talents" Francis Miroglio(Composer,Professor of Universite Paris
I-Sorbonne,Director of Semaines Musicales Internationales d'Orleans,Paris,France)
a big talent" Roy Travis(Emeratus Professor of Music University of
California,Los Angeles,USA) "...his music has
something inefable about it" F.O.M.
level of Composition quality.Exuberant and great pianism..."
"La Nación" .Argentina.
Tel/Fax : 54-011-4488.4143