Cursus 2019.20

The ten composers who followed this year’s Cursus program on composition and computer music at IRCAM presented their musical creations for soloist and electronics. Recorded at the Centre Pompidou (Grande Salle), the creations are available in binaural on IRCAM's Youtube channel.

Part 1

Part 2

The 2019.20 Class


Sofia Avramidou

Sofia Avramidou (Greece, b. 1988) is a graduate of the composition department at Aristotle University (Bachelor and Master’s degrees) with honors. She also holds a diploma from the National Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome, also with honors, where she ...

Oren Boneh

Composer Oren Boneh (United States, b. 1991) writes music characterized by its energy and dynamism. Its foundation is made up of vastly contrasting characters, ranging from abrasive and mechanical to humorous and supple. The music plays with listener ...

Kayla Cashetta

Kayla Cashetta (United States, b. 1991) is an American composer whose work revolves around the marriage of analog, digital, and acoustic instruments and practices. She was recently a winner of National Sawdust's inaugural Hildegard Competition (2018) i...

Fernando Manassero

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 thi...

Maxime Mantovani

Maxime Mantovani (France, b. 1984) is a composer of mixed and electroacoustic music. He holds a Master’s degree in composition from the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Lyon under François Roux, as well as a degree in electron...

Paul Ramage

Paul Ramage (France, b. 1986) is a violinist, improviser, and composer. He began his musical studies at the CRR de Cergy-Pontoise and, after obtaining his diploma of Musical Studies in violin, he entered Denis Dufour and Jonathan Prager’s composition c...

Justina Repečkaitė

Justina Repečkaitė (Lithuania, b.1989) is based in Paris. Justina studied both in Lithuania and France where she discovered her passion for the late medieval culture that influences her music. Justina was an artist in residence at the Singer-Polignac F...

Ko Sahara

Ko Sahara (Japan, b. 1989) studied composition at the Tokyo University of Music in the classes of Shin-Ichiro Ikebe, Keiko Harada, and Toshio Hosokawa. He continued his training at Tokyo University of the Arts (Geidai) where he obtained a Master's degr...

Claudia Jane Scroccaro

Claudia Jane Scroccaro (Italy, b. 1984) obtained her master’s degree in composition at the HMDK Stuttgart, studying composition and electronic music with Marco Stroppa, while attending masterclasses held by Philippe Leroux, Franck Bedrossian and Nicola...

Antonio Tules

Antonio Tules (France, b. 1990) studied composition with Thierry Blondeau at the Conservatoire à rayonnement départemental d'Aulnay-sous-Bois, and in Strasbourg with Philippe Manoury, then Daniel D'Adamo and Tom Mays at the Académie supérieure de musiq...