Marco AlunnoProfessor of Compositionat Universidad EAFIT
Marco Alunno was born in Italy. In his country, he earned a diploma both in piano and composition from the musical institute of his native town, Livorno, and a university degree in Italian Literature (specialization in History and Aesthetic of Cinema) from the University of Florence. Afterwards, he completed his Ph.D. in Composition at the Eastman School of Music (Rochester, NY) where he served as an instructor in composition and Italian cinema. At the present he is professor of Composition and Theory at the Universidad EAFIT (Medellín, Colombia) where he works also as a researcher in both film music and new technologies. His primary teachers include Gateano Giani-Luporini, Giacomo Manzoni, David Liptak, Ricardo Zohn Muldoon and Carlos Sánchez Gutiérrez. Participation in masterclasses on film music with Sergio Miceli, Ennio Morricone and Franco Piersanti has provided additional musical insight. He attended also Master Classes with Marco Stroppa, Beat Furrer, Tosho Hosokawa, Adriana Holszky, Helmut Lachenmann and Krzysztof Penderecki.