Marcos Franciosi

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Marcos Franciosi


Marco Franciosi (b. 1973, Córdoba, Argentina) is an Argentine teacher, composer and researcher.

Franciosi studied composition at the National University of Córdoba and at the Conservatory of Music and Dramatic Art of Québec, Canada.

He has served as director of the Bachelor of Composition with Electroacoustic media of the National University of Quilmes, as well as professor of composition at the Faculty of Musical Arts and Sciences of the UCA (2008-2017), Musical Appreciation at the IUNA (2012-2013), Contemporary Techniques II at CEAMC (2006-2008) and harmony, counterpoint and composition at UCASAL (2012). He has been adjudicator and visiting professor on numerous occasions in Argentina and abroad. Franciosi has received numerous distinctions, including the Award Konex, Classical Music Merit Diploma 2009-2019.

Mr. Franciosi has written acoustic, electroacoustic and mixed music, symphonic music, chamber music, as well as music for film, dance, theater and opera. His works have been commissioned by orchestras such as the Ensemble Modern, National Symphony Orchestra of Argentina Teatro Colón, Circle of Contemporary Music Concerts at the San Martín Theater, the Strasbourg Conservatory of Music, among others.

Marcos Franciosi has received numerous awards both nationally and internationally, including the first prize of the Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart competition of the Municipality of Cordoba; Honorable Mention at the Fifth Ladislav Kubik International Prize in Composition of Florida State University (2004); Stimulus Award for the creation and research of the Faculty of Music Arts and Sciences of the UCA (2008); UCA Music Research Stimulus Award (2009 and 2010). In 2019 he received the Konex Award for Merit as one of the top five composers from 2009 to 2019.

He is a currently [2022] professor of acoustic and electroacoustic composition and chair of musical creation workshop at the National University 3 de Febrero, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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