Daniel Teruggi
Spaces of mind
guest lecture at ELAK

November 22 | start: 19.30
free entrance

︎ mdw – Klangtheater @ Future Art Lab
      University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
      Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1, 1030 Wien
      Raumcode VU149

Lehrgang für elektroakustische und experimentelle Musik (ELAK) / Certificate Program in Electroacoustic and Experimental Music (ELAK) — In cooperation with the Floating Sound Gallery Vienna.

Photo credits: Daniel Teruggi ©Vladimir Postnov

Daniel Teruggi will present his musical work and talk about his trajectory in the electroacoustic world. He will also analyse the situation of young composers and how they can progress and move in the professional world in order to get their music performed and known.

Daniel Teruggi studied physics, composition and piano in Argentina. In 1977, he moved to France where he studied at the Paris National Conservatory. In 1981, he started working at INA (Institut national de l’audiovisuel), as part of the GRM (Groupe de recherches musicales). In 1997 he become director of the GRM and kept this position until his retirement in 2017. From October 2001 to 2016, he was simultaneously Director of the research and experimentation department of INA.

In research, he actively worked on the preservation of audiovisual collections and especially in the field of electroacoustic music. Teruggi has composed more than 90 works mainly for concert settings, using either electroacoustic devices in acousmatic situations or live instruments. He is the author of numerous research articles on sound, perception and analysis of music. His works have been performed in more than 30 countries and published in various CD collections. Being a Doctor in Art and Technology at the University of Paris VIII, he developed an important educational activity at the Paris I University, at Paris IV Sorbonne. In 2016, he received the "SMPTE Archival Technology Medal Award" for his efforts in the preservation of audiovisual content with a focus in music. Retired since 2018, he continues his musical activity as well as his activity in the audiovisual
preservation domain.

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