Rocío CANO VALIÑO was born in Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina


Composer and Interior Designer. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in contemporary composition at the Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse de Lyon [CNSMDL] with François ROUX, Martin MATALON and Michele TADINI. Rocío has studied electroacoustic composition with Stéphane BORREL at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional [CRR] de Lyon, France, where she obtained the Diplôme d'Études Musicales [DEM] with mention « Très bien à l'unanimité avec félicitations du jury ». In Argentina, she studied composition with Demian RUDEL REY.

She also participated in master classes and workshops with Panayiotis KOKORAS, Horacio VAGGIONE, Michel Chion, Francis DHOMONT, Beatriz FERREYRA, Annette VANDE GORNE, Daniel TERUGGI, Hèctor PARRA, Wolfgang HEINIGER, Anne SÈDES, MOTUS...

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Photo by Jean Baptiste Garcia

In addition, she has received various commissions and writing aids: 2018 Creation Grant awarded by the Fondo Nacional de las Artes [ARG], commissioned by the Bahía[in]sonora Festival [ARG], commissioned by France Musique for the "Création Mondiale" radio emission from Anne Montaron, the piece was made in residence at the studios from Groupe de Recherches Musiciales [GRM] and its public première was at the Festival Présences 2020 at Studio 104 at the Maison de la Radio [FR]... 

In 2020, she will do a residency at Studio Césaré in Reims [FR], composing a new piece for violin and electronics, and a residency for the creation of a work with the Duo Parcours thanks to the Aides aux compositeurs pour résidences artistiques 2020 from Ibermúsicas [Latin America]. She is part of a project for a contemporary chamber opera by composer Demian Rudel Rey which will be premiered in May 2021 at the Théâtre de la Renaissance in Lyon where she is involved in electronics, scenography and video.

Her works have been awarded with the Destellos Foundation Prize 2019 [ARG], TRINAC UNESCO Prize 2019 [ARG], the Banc d'Essai du GRM [FR], the Prix Exhibitronic [FR], the Rampazzi 2018 Prize of the Associazione di Informatica Musicale Italiana [IT], a special mention at the 10th Metamorphoses 2018 Competition [BE], the 3rd Prize at the TRIMARG 2017 [ARG] and the Audience Prize at the Luigi Russolo Award 2014 [FR-ES]. Her compositions have been selected and performed in various festivals around the world, such as Festival Mixtur, CEMI Circles, Klingt gut, Festival MA/IN, FILE, Phas.e, SIME, Festival Zéppelin...

In 2017, the label Resterecords released its first monographic album "Tâches". Rocío's music is published by Babel Scores, Score Follower, Musiques & Recherches, Monochrome Vision, Taukay Edizioni Musicali and Phas.e.