Demian Rudel Rey (Buenos Aires, Argentina), composer and guitarist.
Demian dedicates its production as a composer of instrumental, mixed, electroacoustic and visual music. In Argentina, he obtained a diploma in classical guitar at the Conservatory "Astor Piazzolla" and in jazz guitar at the EMBA (Escuela de Música de Buenos Aires). Then, he finished a Bachelor’s degree in Instrumental Composition at the National University of Arts of Argentina (UNA) where he studied with Santiago Santero (composition) and Carlos Bertazza (conducting).
Subsequently in France, after obtaining a master's degree at the Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse de Lyon with Martín Matalon and Philippe Hurel (composition), Michele Tadini (musical technologies), Luca Antignani (orchestration) and Emmanuel Ducreux (analysis and research), he continues his Artist Diploma at the same conservatory under the tutelage of Jean Geoffroy and Martín Matalon.
He also participated in master classes, followed conferences by José Manuel López López, Tristan Murail, Franck Bedrossian, Yann Robin, Raphaël Cendo, Francis Dhomont, Horacio Vaggione, Michael Chion, Robert Normandeau, Hans Tutschku…
Demian has received more than 30 awards in various national and international composition competitions, among which are the TRINAC-UNESCO Award 2019 [Argentina], ÖGZM Crosstalks 2019 [Austria], Prix Musicworks Magazine 2017 [Canada], Fondation Destellos 2017 [Argentina], Matera Intermedia 2016 [Italy], Concours CICEM 2016 [Monaco], The Indie Fest Film Award 2016 [USA] ….
His works have also been performed in some sixty festivals around the world. His string quartet "Theophilus" has represented Argentina at the 2017 ISCM (World New Music Days) in Canada. His piece "Endriago" for percussion and electronics (commissioned by the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, in partnership with GRAME) was presented at the International Percussion Festival 2018 - Third IPEA International Percussion.
On the other hand, his music was played by Quatuor Tana, Proxima Centauri, Alest Ensemble, Reconsil Ensemble, Atelier XX-21, CNSMDL’s Orchestra CNSMDL conducted by Roberto Forés Veses, Écoute Ensemble, Emily Carr String Quartet, AuditivVokal Dresden, Quartetto Mitja, Barcelona Modern Ensemble, Interensemble, TROPI Ensemble, Cuarteto Argentum, Joan Martí-Frasquier, Olivia Martin, Helena Otero Correa, Sergio Menozzi, Margerethe Maierhofer-Lischka, Mauro Tedesco…
The music of Demian Rudel Rey is published by BabelScores (France), Métamorphoses (Belgium), Taukay Edizioni Musicali (Italy) and CMMAS (Mexico).
Demian Rudel Rey received scholarships from Centre International Nadia et Lili Boulanger, Mécénat Musical de la Société Générale, Mozarteum Argentino, Fondo Nacional de las Artes and BECAR Argentine Cultural Ministry.
His future projects include collaborations with Proxima Centauri, Festival Aspects des Musiques d'Aujourd'hui 2020 de Caen, Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain (EOC), and an Ensemble of CNSMDL students (Artist Diploma project).