Bio

Julián Ávila

Nowadays he works as a Lecturer of Electroacoustic Composition at CSMCLM (Castilla la Mancha Conservatory). He is invited lecturer of the Master of Ephemeral Arts at Madrid Polytechnic University and Teacher Assistant at NOVARS at the University of Manchester where he is researching his PhD. He has been guest artist in New Music Festival 2016 at Louisville University.

Focuses on the area of electroacoustic composition based on space and multidisciplinary projects, specializing at IRCAM in Paris, University of Alcala de Henares in Madrid, and CDMC (Centre for the Diffusion of Contemporary Music in Madrid).

Music Degree at RCSMM (Madrid Royal School of Music). A Master’s Degree in Performing Arts at URJC (King Juan Carlos University). Advanced contemporary composition course at CSMA. Sound technician course at the Centre of Technology for the Performing Arts of INAEM (Ministry of Culture, Spain).

He is currently working on a collaborative project between the University of Manchester and the Institute of Sonology at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague (www.dutch-uk.network) with the clarinetist Marij van Gorkom. In 2015 was the premiere in Madrid of Crescencia, commissioned by Spanish Radio and TV Orchestra and Choir (RTVE orchestra) and Travesía Crossing the States of the Word, a multidisciplinary installation commissioned by Telefonica and the Colombian Embassy presented in ARCO 2015 (International Fair of Contemporary Art).

He has been awarded with the national competition ‘Premio de Composición del Colegio de España en París 2015’ (Ministry of Culture, Spain). ‘Francisco Guerrero Marín’ 2013 and 2016 award of Fundación SGAE-CNDM. Composer's Marathon V – 2013 (Vienna). National first prize in the competition INJUVE Creation 2012. First prize in Vacances Percutantes 2011 (Bordeaux, France). Second prize in the competition INJUVE Creation 2011. First prize in Hui, hui música 2007.