Rocío CANO VALIÑO - born in Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Composer and interior designer. Rocío’s musical production is dedicated to instrumental, mixed and electroacoustic pieces. She is a member of the artistic committee of the Ensemble Orbis, which is based in Lyon and she co-founded. Rocío’s music was performed by ensembles such as: Proxima Centauri, HANATSUmirror, Paramirabo, Ensemble Ars Nova, Duo PARCOURS, Vertixe Sonora, among others... She collaborated as a scenographer and 3D designer on the opera “QU'EST-CE QUE L'AMOUR ?” by composer Demian Rudel Rey.
Currently, Rocío is doing an international mobility at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz [Austria] with Franck Bedrossian, while she is pursuing her Master's degree in contemporary composition at the CNSMD of Lyon, where she studies with François ROUX. She also takes classes with Martín Matalon and Luca Antignani. Rocío obtained a DNSPM in composition at the CNSMDL of Lyon, a Bachelor's degree in musicology at the Université Lumière Lyon, and a DEM in electroacoustic composition with Stéphane Borrel at the CRR of Lyon. In Argentina, she studied composition with Demian RUDEL REY.
She has received various commissions: Aide à l’écriture du Ministère de la Culture [FR]; France Musique “Création Mondiale”, residency at the Groupe de Recherches Musicales (GRM) and premiered at the Festival Présences 2020 at the Maison de la Radio [FR]; Fondo Nacional de las Artes [AR]; Studio Césaré CNCM [FR]; Ibermúsicas [AR-Latin America]; Bahía[in]sonora Festival [AR]; SACEM [FR]; OARA [FR] …
Her works have received distinctions from: Destellos Foundation [AR], Musicworks [CA], TRINAC UNESCO [AR], Banc d'Essai GRM [FR], KLANG! [FR], Exhibitronic [FR], Rampazzi Prize [IT], Marcelle Deschênes Prize [CA], Métamorphoses [BE], TRIMARG [AR], Luigi Russolo Award [FR-ES], among others. Rocío’s compositions have been selected and performed in various festivals around the world such as Festival Mixtur, CEMI Circles, Festival de Música Electroacústica de la UC, Klingt gut, MA/IN Festival, FILE, Phas.e, SIME, Festival Zéppelin, Vienna Acousmonium, San Francisco Tape Music Festival...
In 2017, the label Resterecords released her first monographic album “Tâches”. Rocío's music is published by Babel Scores, Score Follower, Musiques & Recherches, Monochrome Vision, Taukay Edizioni Musicali and Phas.e. La Lettre du Musicien published her "Portrait double vie" written by Antoine Pecqueur in the "Architecture" edition in 2020.
Photo by Jean Baptiste Garcia