Emilio Gordoa

Mexican composer, percussionist and vibraphonist based in Berlin since 2012. He’s involved in numerous projects including his work as a soloist and in collaboration with theater and dance. Emilio is specially focus in sound art, experimental music, noise, free jazz, improvisation and contemporary music. He is redefining the vibraphone as a source, treating it with preparations and extended techniques, and is a busy composer as well, writing graphic scores for a variety of ensembles, large and small, for theater, documentary films and audiovisual. Gordoa has collaborated with several artist from all around the world such as John Russell, Ingrid Schomliner, Tristan Honsinger, Nate Wooley, John Edwards, Julia Reidy, Ken Vandermark, German Bringas, John Butcher, Misha Marks, Evan Parker, Axel Dörner, Tony Buck, Tobias Delius, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Ignaz Schick, Harri Sjöström, Lena Czerniawska, Jaap Blonk, Burkhard Beins and Ute Wassermann.