Fernando Manassero (Argentine, b. 1984) Fernando composes music for prepared instruments, amplified sound objects, and synthesizers. His work is characterized by its iridescent textures, densely populated by communities of small sound organisms. In this music, the listener dives into a dramaturgy of ephemeral gestures of great vitality, organized in translucid layers. He studied composition with Chaya Czernowin and Steven Takasugi through a Fulbright FNA grant. Further studies in composition with Juan Carlos Tolosa and Gerardo Gandini. He has a degree in music composition from National University of Córdoba (Arg.).
He has been commissioned by Colon Theater Experimentation Center, Cervantes Theater, Contemporary Music Festival of Buenos Aires, among others. His music has been programed in festivals in Europe, South America and the US. He lives and works in Buenos Aires as a freelance composer and teacher at Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero.