Elsa Justel

Residence: Vincennes, France

Born in 1944 in Mar del Plata, Argentine, she studied composition and electroacoustic music in Buenos Aires. She is established in France since 1988, where she had her Doctor degree in Computer music at the University of Paris VIII. She has been teaching Avant-garde techniques of music at the Conservatory of Mar del Plata since 1980. Nowadays she is professor of electronics arts in the University of Marne la Vallée in France.
She has received composition awards such as: Prix Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria (1992, by “Fy-Mor” computer music), Stipendienpreis of Darmstadt, Germany (1990), International electroacoustic competition of Bourges, France (1989, by “Ichihualasto”, electroacoustic and 2002 by her video “Destellos”), Tribuna de Música electroacústica de Argentina (1996, by «Fy Mor» for tape) and Tribuna Nacional de compositores of Argentina (1987, by “Abismos” for voice and live electronics, 1999 by “Feuillage de Silence” for flute, oboe and electronics), Prix Phonurgia-Radiomix, France (2001, by “La Radio, ça détend”), Video Evento d’Arte, Locarno, Italie (2002, by “Destellos”)
Her music was played in most of the international festivals of electroacoustic music and concerts in United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, Asia and latinamerican countries.
Recordings: «La ventana deshabitada» harpsichord: Vivienne Spiteri in
«Comme si l’hydrogène… the desert speaks», J&W, Ontario, Canada, CD931,
«Haricots et petits bâtons» in CD-ICMC ‘96, Hong Kong, «Chi-pa-boo» in «Miniatures Concrètes», Diffusion i MéDIA, Canada, IMED 9837, «Fy mor» in «Desde el otro lado» 00Discs-USA-0045, “Mâts” in Acousmatica, France, “Au loin… bleu” in Organised Sound, Vol.3, Cambridge University Press, England, “Alba Sud” Computer Music Journal-Vol.25-N°4-2001

Date: March 28, 2003

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