Marta Gentilucci studied Vocal Arts as a soprano at Conservatory “F. Morlacchi” in Perugia; there she also obtained her Master of Arts in English and German Literature cum laude. She began studying composition at the Conservatory “L. Cherubini” in Florence. In 2004, she moved to the University of Music in Stuttgart, where she attended the composition course with Marco Stroppa, and in 2007 she obtained her diploma. In 2008, she attended the postgraduate course in composition with Chaya Czernowin in Vienna and the Masters in Composition-Computer-Music with Marco Stroppa and Oliver Schneller in Stuttgart (2008–2010). In 2009/10, she was selected for the Cursus 1 at Ircam; in 2011/12, she participated at Cursus 2 with a project for Voices, ensemble and live electronics.
She obtained several scholarships and prizes, including: the scholarship of the Festival Junge Künstler Bayreuth 2004; Scholarship-prize of the “44. Internationalen Ferienkurs Darmstadt” 2006; scholarship of the Centre Acanthes 2007; Markel Stiftung 2006-09; scholarship of the Kuststiftung Baden-Württemberg 2008; residency at the Electronic Studio Akademie der Kunst Berlin (ADK) 2010; scholarship of the Experimentalstudio des SWR Freiburg for Matrix09/10/11/12. In 2011 she obtained the Stroebelstiftung Arbeitstipendium.
Her music has been performed in Italy, France, Germany, Korea and Japan, USA and UK by ensembles as Wind Quintet from the Orchestra Nazionale RAI, Ensemble Surplus, Interzone Percettible, Ensemble Ascolta, cross.art ensemble, Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, Ensemble Intercontemporaine, Jack Quartet, Chiara Quartet, Ensemble L’Arsenale, Ensemble Hand Werk, Nikel Ensemble.
Her electronic music has been selected for the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 2011 Huddersfield, UK), Seoul International Computer Music Festival (SICMF 2012), New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (nycemf 2013, New York City); ICMC 2013 (Perth, Australia), ICMC 2014 (Athens, Greece).
She is currently attending the PhD Program in composition at Harvard University under the guidance of Chaya Czernowin and Hans Tutschku.
Last updated: August 30, 2014