Giorgio Magnanensi – Member at Large
Born and raised in Italy, Giorgio Magnanensi currently lives in Roberts Creek on the Sunshine Coast. Magnanensi’s artistic practice includes composition, conducting, improvisation, circuit bending, video art and sonic and spatial explorations. He is artistic director of Vancouver New Music and Laboratorio, and lecturer at the School of Music of the Vancouver Community College. From the early 80’s to date he has been working as a composer, conductor, educator, artistic director, and performer in Europe, Japan and Canada. His views have developed gradually to his current belief that in today’s world of music, cultural studies and research, the most vital ideas and resources travel through many different channels.