Constantin Basica

Constantin Basica

Constantin Basica is a Romanian composer living in the San Francisco Bay Area, whose current work explores perceptual illusions in the context of audiovisual performance. His compositions include pieces for solo instruments, chamber ensembles, and orchestra. In recent years, he has been composing multimedia works for acoustic instruments, electronics, and video, which have been performed in Europe and in the United States by artists such as Séverine Ballon, Tony Arnold, Olga Berar, Bogdan Popa, ELISION Ensemble, Ensemble Dal Niente, Distractfold Ensemble, Ensemble Liminar, JACK Quartet, Spektral Quartet, and Rage Thormbones. Constantin is the Alice Wilber Chapman graduate fellow at Stanford University, where he is working with Jaroslaw Kapuscinski and Brian Ferneyhough toward a DMA in Composition. He is also studying with Mark Applebaum and Erik Ulman. He holds an MA degree in Multimedia Composition from the Hamburg University of Music and Theatre in Germany, where his mentor was Georg Hajdu, as well as two BA degrees in Composition and Conducting from the National University of Music Bucharest in Romania, where he studied with Dan Dediu.

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