Emilio Gordoa

(Wild Sonico, LAS – MEX)


Mexican composer, sound artist, percussionist /vibraphonist based in Berlin since 2012.
He’s involved in numerous projects including his work as a soloist and in collaboration with theater, dance, performance and other interdisciplinary frameworks. Emilio is specially focus in experimental music, sound art, 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. In recent years his work has also been presented in the form of sound installations and in 2016 founded the platform WildSonico.

Gordoa has collaborated with several artist from around the world such as John Russell, Ingrid Schomliner, Tristan Honsinger, Nate Wooley, John Edwards, Chikako Kaido, Ken Vandermark, German Bringas, John Butcher, Fred Frith, Misha Marks, Evan Parker, Axel Dörner, Yuko Kaseki, Tobias Delius, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Ignaz Schick, Harri Sjöströjm, Lena Czerniawska, Jaap Blonk, Burkhard Beins and Ute Wassermann. He’s a current member of The Splitter OrchesterGoMaEdNa, Circuit Training ensemble, Radiation iX, Para.keets, Corso, Dörner-Thieke-Vorfeld-Gordoa Quartet, and M0VE Quintet among others.

DAY 1 SET 3 – MMI Festival 1 & 2 of May 2021 BCN from Sophie Graber on Vimeo.

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