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Luca De Siena
Luca De Siena - Biography



After his degree as an sound engineer and programmer at the "Saint Louis Music College" in Rome, he continued his musical studies taking his bachelor on Electronic Music at the Conservatory "L. Refice" of Frosinone under the guidance of prof. Alessandro Cipriani with a thesis entitled "The electroacoustic Mass: legacy of a millennial genre" (rapporteur Prof. Theresa Chirico). He attended workshops and master classes with Alvise Vidolin (real-time processing), Leigh Landy (electroacoustic composition), Mary Castro (sound design). He studied intermedial art with Alba D'Urbano at the HGB Leipzig (Germany). His acousmatic piece "Telephonie" was presented for the first time during the 2010 edition of "La Terra Fertile" in Sassari and selected by CEMAT to participate to the Iter/Ether installation at the festival "Musica Electronica Nova" in Wroclaw, Poland. His composition "Missa Aquae", an electroacoustic reading of the Ordinarium Missae, was presented for the first time at the festival "Terra delle Risonanze" in Salerno and performed during the international festival of acousmatic music "Silence" in Bari. Together with other five composers is a founding member of HEKA whose electroacoustic soundtrack for the silent film "Kinoglaz" by D. Vertov was presented during the 47th Festival of Nuova Consonanza in Rome and performed in many festivals including "Cybersound", a festival at Temple University in Philadelphia (USA).
Together with a HEKA he is also the author of electroacoustic soundtrack for the silent film "Il Piccolo Garibaldino" commissioned by Nuova Consonanza as a part of the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the unity of Italy, and which was premiered at the 48th festival of music of Nuova Consonanza .
As a mastering engineer he has worked on the s post-production of some electronic music records released by some foreign independent labels.

Updated to 02/2014