Luc Döbereiner

Luc Döbereiner (1984) is a researcher and composer of instrumental and electronic music from Berlin. He studied at the Institute of Sonology in The Hague and holds a doctoral degree from the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz. His work is concerned with compositional models and explores the relation of materiality and ideality of sound in musical composition. His artistic practice is constituted in the oscillation between aesthetic theory, technological development, and compositional practice. He studied with among others Gerhard Eckel, Richard Barrett, Kees Tazelaar, Karlheinz Essl, Clarence Barlow, Konrad Boehmer, and Paul Berg. He has published articles in journals such as Acta Musicologica, Computer Music Journal, Contemporary Music Review, and kunsttexte.de. He has been awarded prizes and scholarships by the Berlin Senate Chancellery - Cultural Affairs, the Austrian Science Fund, Deutsches Studienzentrum Venice, the Royal Conservatoire The Hague, the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research, ZKM Karlsruhe, Rondo Graz, and the Künstlerhaus Schleswig-Holstein. His instrumental compositions have been performed by ensembles such as Ensemble Vertixe Sonora, ensemble werktag, unitedberlin, Sond'Ar-te, Modelo62, the International Ensemble Modern Academy, and performers such as Martin Lorenz and Frank Gutschmidt. His works have been performed and presented in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, France, and the USA. In 2016/17 he has been guest lecturer at the Bern University of the Arts and he is currently a visiting researcher at the Centre for Research in New Music at the University of Huddersfield, UK.