Marie Guilleray

Marie Guilleray
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Marie Guilleray (1978) is a vocalist, composer and sound artist from France. She works mainly in the context of contemporary, improvised, experimental and electro-acoustic music. As a performer, she focuses on new music, free improvisation, the development of vocal extended techniques and the combination of voice and electronics. As a composer and sound artist, she operates in various configurations such as fixed media pieces, live electronics pieces, site specific works as well as field recordings, soundwalks and dance performances.

She is a member of several ensembles such as the Royal Improvisers Orchestra, MGBG, Boerenbond, Sonology Electro-acoustic Ensemble, Either/Or Quartet, and she collaborates on various experimental, improvised and electronic music projects. Marie is currently a Research Associates at the Institute of Sonology in The Hague and she is the curator of the new music series Ephémère at Studio Loos in The Hague.

Marie graduated with a Bachelor degree in Law and Political Science from La Sorbonne (Paris I) in June 2003. After her law studies, she studied music and singing at the Conservatoire Nadia and Lili Boulanger (Paris 9ème) and move to The Netherlands in 2006 to pursue her vocal studies at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague with Manon Heijne. Marie graduated with a Bachelor degree in Singing from the Royal Conservatory of The Hague in June 2010. In parallel to her vocal studies, she had the opportunity to study composition, electronic music, and to develop as an improviser and a performer of contemporary music. In June 2012, she completed her Master degree at the Institute of Sonology in The Hague where she researched about the combination of voice and electronics under the supervision of Richard Barrett, Kees Tazelaar and Paul Berg.

http://www.marieguilleray.com/

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