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Nome/Name
Joan Riera Robusté

Contacto profissional/Professional Contact
Endereço/Address
C/Arago n. 11 Sob. A
Barcelona 08015
España

Telefone/Phone

Email
Jrrobusté2002@yahoo.es

Filiação institucional/Institutional Affiliation
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Categoria ou actividade/Activity
http://www.ua.pt/ca/PageText.aspx?id=2352
música, doutoramento com base curricular


Formação Académica/ Education
-Licenciatura, Título Superior de Música en la especialidad de Composición, Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya, 2006
-Master, M.M.J Composition The Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA, 2001
-Bachelor' Degree, B.A. Jazz Composition Berklee College of Music, Boston, MAm 1997
-Diploma, Aula de Música del Conservatori del Liceom 1994.
-Curses of Solfège, Music Theory, Choral and Cello, Conservatori Municipal de Música de Barcelona, 1984/1994.


Investigação/Research

Domínio de especialização/ Research Domain
Música, Composición

Estudio sobre la relación de espacio y música.

Áreas de Interesse/ Interest Áreas
Música, Arquitectura, Física, psicología de la escucha, informática musical.

Grupo de Investigação no INET/INET Research Groups


Participação em Projectos/ Project Manegement and Participation


Actividade Docente e Profissional / Academic Positions and Professional Activities
Profesor de musica

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
-Music Theory and Cello teacher at the Music Academy 'Tarantella', Barcelona, Spain.
-Private teacher of Analysis, Music Theory, Music History and Ear Training in order to prepare
for the admission exam at the Esmuc (Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya).

SCHOLARSHIPS
-Curso Internacional de Composición Villafranca del Bierzo. 2006. -Schloss Solitude Summer Course, Stuttgard, Alemania, 2005.
-Internationale Ferienkurse Für Neue Musik, Darmstadt, Alemania. 2004.
-Berklee College of Music International Network Scholarship, Boton , USA, 1995/1997
-AIE (Asociación de Intérpretes y Ejecutantes), 1993/1994.

PRIZES
-First prize at the Internatinal Composers Competiton "City-Sound Silence", Dresden, Germany,
2005.
-First prize at the 'Concurs Internacional Joves Compositors Joan Guinjoan', Barcelona, Spain,
2003.

COMPETITION JURY MEMBER
-Jury member at the Young Composers Competition at the Music Biennale, Koper, 2010.

PUBLICATIONS

CDs
- Quartet en MI, Bats Quartet (Ed.Bats Quartet, 2002).
- Quintet de Vent n.1, Zauber Quintet (Ed: El Senyor Guindilla, 2003).

Scores
-Estudi de Proporcions 4, Revista Quodlibet n.43, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, 2009.

Writings
To come in March 2011:
-'Technical problematics on Deformacions n.2 for Piano, Sensors and Live Electronics',
eContact, The Canadian Electroacoustic Community's online journal of electroacoustics.

Lectures
-'Musica nello spazio, lo spazio nella musica: nascita e morte delle tradizioni.' Biennale Koper
2010, Slovenia.
-'Spatial dimentions on music; compositional techniques and electroacoustic possibilities',
Biennale Koper 2008, Slovenia.
-'Eppur si muove y la relación del espacio y el timbre', Festival Internacional Smash de Música
Contempránea 2010, Salamanca, Spain.

PARTICIPATION IN MUSIC FESTIVALS
-Festival Nou Sons de Músicca Contemporanea 2005 Barcelona, Spain .
-Festival Nou Sons de Músicca Contemporanea 2010, Barcelona, Spain.
-Ciclo de Conciertos Phonos 2009, Barcelona, Spain.
-Biennale Koper 2008.
-Biennale Koper 2010.
-Festival Internacional Smash de Música Contempránea 2010.
-Musik Festival für Aktuelle Musik, Hamburg, 2007.
-Frankfurt/Main, Frankfurt, 2006.
-Festival Temporada Alta, Girona, Spain, 2004.
-Festival de Música Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain, 2005.
-Festival Música de Hoy, La Pedrera, Barcelona, 2009.
-Gaida Festival (Vilnius,Lithuania), 2010.
-Museum of Aplied arts in Vilnius, 2010
-Ciclo de Música Contemporânea da Guarda ,Portugal,Teatro Municipal da Guarda, 2010.

REFERENCES AND REVIEWS ABOUT MY WORKS
- Revista Musical Catalana: 'Nous Compositors al CCCB', Barcelona, 2002.
- Revista Musical Catalana: 'Concert Associació Catalana de Compositiors' 2003.
- La Vanguardia, Barcelona, 'Nuevos Talentos en el Festival Nou Sons' 2004. - La Vanguardia: 'Música Contemporánea en Barcelona', 2008.
- Catálogo Premio Román Gubern de Cine Ensayo, UAB, Barcelona, 2009.
- Spectrum. Volume 5, Dublín, Junio 2008
- Catálogo Canarias Media Fest 0, Gran Canaria, 2008.
- Pantalla CCCB, un mes un artista: Centro Cultura Contemporánea de Barcelona, Febrero 2008.
- http://www.blogsandocs.com/?p=276
- http://amalgamacine.blogspot.com/
- http://www.experimentalconversations.com/reviews/395/margenes-09

LIST OF WORKS 2001-2010
I include a list of works that go from 2001 till the present, according to the time when I left my
Jazz period and started composing in the classical and contemporary styles. In the following list,
below the title of the piece, you will find information about duration, whether it was
commissioned or not and by who, where the premiere took place and by who, and a list of further
performances. As you will see, my music has been played in many places over the world and by
many ensembles, although Spain and Germany are especially relevant.

LIST OF WORKS 2001-2010

Impressions Estiuenques (2001)

Full Orchestra
Commissioned by the Melrose Symphony Orchestra,
Premiered by the Melrose Symphony Orchestra, Melrose, MA, USA, 2001.

Quartet en Mi (2002)
Saxophon quartet (Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bariton).
Commissioned by Bats Quartet, Barcelona, Spain.
Premiered by Bats Quartet at the Casal de Joves de Manresa, Spain.
Other performances:
-The Boston Conservatory, USA

-Sala d'orquestra de l'Esmuc. Barcelona.
-Trobada de Saxos, Girona

Quintet de Vent n.1 (2002)
Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Fagot and F. Horn.
Commissioned by Zauber Quintet, Barcelona, Spain.
Premiered by Zauber Quintet at Centre Cultural de Santpedor, Manresa, Spain.
Other performances:
-Sala d'Orquestra de l'Esmuc.

-Biblioteca Xavier Benguerel, Barcelona.
-La Bretagne, France.

Estudi de Proporcions n.1 "12" (2002)
2 Clarinets in Bb (2nd doubles Bass Clar.), 2 F.Horns,
2 Violins, Viola, Cello and and Percussion.
Commissioned by the Associació Catalana de Compositors, Barcelona, Spain.
Premiered by by Ensemble Obert at CCCB, Barcelona, Spain.

Estudi de Proporcions n.2 "Kreise in Kreis" (2003)
Acordion soloist, Flute,Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophon, Trumpet in C,
Guitar, Violin, Contrabass and Piano.
Premired by Ensembe Embut at the Sala d'Orquestra de l'Esmuc, 2003.
Other Performances: Ensemble BCN Grup Instrumental, Esmuc., 2004.

Estudi de Proporcions n.3 "Mercè" (2003-2004) Bb Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano.
Premiered by BCN Grup Instrumental at the Esmuc, 2004.
Other Performances:
-Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Vigo, Spain

-Teatre Central, Girona, Spain.

Estudi de Proporcions n.4 "Haiku" (2005)
Flute (doubling Alto Flute), Bb Clarinet (doubling Bass Clar.),
Violin, Cello and Piano.
Commissioned by the Festival Nou Sons, barcelona, Spain.
Premiered by Trigger Ensemble für Neue Musik at the Auditori de Barcelona.
Other Performances:
-Ensemble Sur Plus, Schloss Solitud, Sttutgart, Germany.

-Trigger Ensemble, Hamburg, Germany.

Electronic Piece n.1 (2005-2006)
Premiered in SONUS, Lyon, France.

Estudi de Proporcions n.5 (2006) Violin, Cello and Piano.
Premiered by Trio Elole, Dreden, Germany.
Other Performances:
-Trio Elole, Frankfurt/Main, Frankfurt, 2006.
-Trio Kandisky, La Pedrera, Barcelona.
-Trio Kandinsky, Festival Música de Hoy , Barcelona.
-Taller Sonoro, Vilafranca de Bierzo, Spain.

Estudi de Proporcions n.6 "Campanes de Llum/Profanaciones" (2007-2008) ca.23'
Piano, Percussion, Video and Live Electronics in 4 chanels.
Premiered by Jordi Sánchez Puig y Jean Baptiste Seguin at Festival Fotopsia, Castellbisbal,
Barcelona.
Other Performances and Installations:
-Signes de Nuit Film Festival, Paris, 2010
-European Media Art Festival, Osnabruck, 2010
-The Society of Cinema and Media Studies, Los Angeles, 2010.
-Free Radical Film Competition, Corona Cork Film Festival, Cork, 2009.
-Festival of (In)appropriation, Los Angeles Film Forum, Los Angeles,
2009.
-Refractarios, Malba, Buenos Aires, 2009.
-Xperimenta, CCCB, Barcelona, 2009. -Cork Film Centre's, Cork, 2009.
-P'Silo, Images Contra Nature, Marsella, 2009.
-Visual 09, Madrid, 2009.
-Ciclo de Cine Catalán Contemporáneo, Cinemàteque de Tanger, Tánger,

2009.
-II Premio Román Gubern de Cine Ensayo, UAB, Barcelona, 2009.
-Una Poma, Trobada d'art popular, Casa del Mig, Barcelona, 2009.
-Canarias Media Fest, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2008.
-Experimental Film Club, Dublín, 2008.
- Amalgama, Galería l'Atelier, Barcelona, 2009.
- Pantalla CCCB: Un mes un artista: Oriol Sánchez, Centro Cultural
Huarte, Pamplona, 2009.
- Pantalla CCCB: Un mes un artista: Oriol Sánchez, Centro Cultural
Blanquerna, Madrid, 2009.
- DEAF, The Joynery Gallery, Dublín, 2008.
- Márgenes 08, Thisisnotashop, Dublín, 2008.
- Pantalla CCCB: Un mes un artista: Oriol Sánchez" Centro Cultura
Contemporánea de Barcelona. Barcelona, 2008.

Deformacios n.1 (2008-2009)
Live Electronic with sensors in 4 chanels.
Premiered by Joan Riera Robuste at Fundació Phonos, Barcelona, 2008.

Deformacios n.2 (2008-2009)
Piano, Sensors and Live Electronics in 4 chanals
Commissioned by the Fundació Phonos, Barcelona, Spain.
Premiered by Jordi Sánchez Puig at the Music Biennale 2008, Koper, Slovenia, 2008.
Other Performances:
-Sgae, Barcelona, Spain.

-Sant Joan de Vilatorada, Barcelona, Spain.

Eppur si Muove (2010)
Flute (doubling Alto Flute), Bb clarinet (doubling Bass Clar.),
Guitar, Violin, Cello and Piano.
Commissioned by the Festival Nou Sons, Barcelona, Spain.
Premiered by Ensemble Smash at Auditori de Barcelona, Spain.
Other Performances:
-Gaida Festival (Vilnius,Lithuania)
-Ciclo de Música Contemporânea da Guarda ,Portugal,Teatro Municipal
da Guarda
-Festival de Música Contemporánea de Salamanca, Spain.


Outros elementos que considere importantes / Other activities

Obtiene el primer premio en el ‘Concurs Internacional per a Joves Compositors Joan Guinjoan’, por la composició Estudi de Proporcions n.2, y en el concurso internacional de composición ‘City-Sound–Silence’ en Dresden, Alemania, con la composición Estudi de Proporcions n.5. 
Recibe becas y ayudas para asistir al Internationale Ferienkurse Für Neue Musik en Darmstadt, al curso Schloss Solitude Summer Course en Stuttgard, donde el ‘Ensemble Sur Plus’ interpreta su composición Estudi de Proporcions n.4, y al ‘Curso Internacional de Composición de Vilafranca del Bierzo’, donde el conjunto ‘Taller Sonoro’ toca el Estudi de Proporcions n.5.
El año 2005 realiza un intercambio con el ‘Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Lyon’, donde estudia electroacústica y composición con Denis Lorain, Françoise Rouge, Christoph Germanique y Robert Pascal. A partir de ese momento su música incorpora medios electroacústicos y visuales. El resultado de esta experiéncia son las composiciones Campanes de llum/ Profanaciones, realizada en colaboración con el video-creador Oriol Puig y estrenada en el Esmuc el 23 de noviembre del 2007