Vanessa Massera

Vanessa Massera’s works are out there! They have been performed in concert in Corfu, Gothenburg, Karlsruhe, Lisbon, Montréal, Mooste, Moscow, Oakham, Rome, Sheffield, Stockholm, Toronto, Valdivia and Visby…

Vanessa Massera has specialized in electroacoustic music, a medium she uses to express poetic ideas within the multiple cultural spaces and environments that fuel her inspiration.

Her works have been programmed by the following festivals, among others: EBU Euroradio Folk Festival (Russia), Svensk Musikvår (Sweden), NWEAMO (Japan), EMUFest (Italy), Música Viva (Portugal), NYCEMF (USA), Sound Travels (Canada), and Ai-maako (Chili). Her piece Éclats de feux won the 2nd prize at the Jeu de temps / Times Play (JTTP) competition (Canada, 2016).

She studied at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal (2008-12), and later received a PhD in 2019 from The University of Sheffield (UK) for her thesis Environment in Electroacoustic Music (https://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/23205/).

[English translation: François Couture, iii-22]

Vanessa Massera

[Vanessa Sorce-Lévesque]

Montréal (Québec), 1987

Residence: Montréal (Québec)

  • Composer

On the web

Vanessa Massera [Photo: Caroline Campeau, Montréal (Québec), February 19, 2022]
Vanessa Massera [Photo: Caroline Campeau, Montréal (Québec), February 19, 2022]

Calendar

Broadcasts

Date Work Program
December 10, 2022 Vanessa Massera, Éclats de feux [Shards of Fire] (2015, 16), 9:55 Episode 1131 / Martian Gardens Podcast (USA)
December 7, 2022 Vanessa Massera, Résistance (2018), 10:00 Zeit-Ton: Rückblick, Vorschau und aktuelle Veröffentlichungen / ÖRF Radio Österreich 1 (Austria)
November 28, 2022 Vanessa Massera, Omega 3 (2016), 16:55 Edition #324 / The Parish News (UK)
November 14, 2022 Vanessa Massera, Résistance (2018), 10:00 Doctore Xyramat / FSK Radio (Germany)
November 6, 2022 Vanessa Massera, Éclats de feux [Shards of Fire] (2015, 16), 9:55 Symbiose / CISM (Canada)
November 1, 2022 Vanessa Massera, Border Crossing (2017-18), 10:21 Dimensions #97 / LaimaPersik
October 29, 2022 Vanessa Massera, Border Crossing (2017-18), 10:21 The Institute of Spectra-Sonic Sound / KEPW 97.3 FM (USA)
October 28, 2022 Vanessa Massera, Éclats de feux [Shards of Fire] (2015, 16), 9:55 Ausflug / FSK Radio (Germany)
October 28, 2022 Vanessa Massera, Éclats de feux [Shards of Fire] (2015, 16), 9:55 Electronic Therapy / Radio Mercure 93 FM (France)
October 25, 2022 Vanessa Massera, Résistance (2018), 10:00 Klangwelten #436 / Eldoradio (Germany)
October 23, 2022 Vanessa Massera, Éclats de feux [Shards of Fire] (2015, 16), 9:55 #819 / Framework Radio (Estonia)
October 23, 2022 Vanessa Massera, Résistance (2018), 10:00 The Moderns #233 / Radio Regent (Canada)