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Cecilia Arditto (Buenos Aires, 1966)


Cecilia Arditto (Buenos Aires, 1966) studied music at the Conservatorio Julián Aguirre, Centro de Estudios  Avanzados en Música Contemporánea (CEAMC) and Conservatory of Amsterdam (cum laude); she took composition lessons in Argentina with Gabriel Valverde and Mariano Etkin; analysis with Margarita Fernandez among others. 

Prizes and stipendia: First Composition Prize CCRR-CEAMC 1996, "Buenos Aires No Duerme¨ Prize 1998, Mention Concurso Radio Clásica, Concurso de Composición CEAMC-Arditti String Quartet, Antorchas Scholarship for two consecutive years, Fondo Nacional de las Artes Prize, etc. Her music was selected for the "3rd Forum International de Jeunes Compositeurs de l'Ensemble l'Aleph, France, the "Boswil International Composition Seminar", Switzerland and the "Music at the Anthology Festival" in New York for two editions. She was granted a residential grant at the Camargo residence for artists in France to work in my chamber opera "The daughter of the sorceress..." She was guest composer at the Udk, Berlin in two opportunities, and she was granted comissions from the NFPK, Stichitng Kous, Orgelpark among others in Holland. She was invited to Borealis festival in Norway and Festival Rümlingen in Switzerland.

Her music has been performed in Latin-American, Asia, USA and Europe

Since 2009 is the artistic leader of  Stichting planB, a foundation based on Holland devoted to research in music theater and multidisciplinarie events, with strong enphasis in music notation. 

She publishes her music in Plante Editions, Berlin

Since 2012 she is a Bikram yoga teacher, giving classes all over the world together with her music activities.   Since 2002 she lives in Amsterdam.


updated 15-10-15