Cecilia Quinteros is composer, cellist and improviser. She has studied cello and guitar in EMPA (Escuela de Música Popular de Avellaneda). She graduated in the career/workshop of composition on Conservatory of Superior Music
"Manuel de Falla". Cecilia has participated in several workshops of composition, experimentation and improvisation. She is attending personal cello lessons with Jorge Bergero, soloist of the stable orchest of Teatro Colón of Buenos Aires. She was a member of the experimental music groups "Schmurz" and "Corto Morales". Cecilia has participated as cellist in theater plays, Butoh dance and contemporary dance; has composed original music for theater and has performed solo-cello along with visual artists' works. She is a member of "LO DE MARTHA", a improvisation duo with the dancer Lucía Pérez. Also is a member of the cello's ensemble ARRE, which performs guided improvisation by signs.
She is working in colaboration with musicians of the experimental and free improvisation scene of Buenos Aires; with dancers, contemporary dance groups and contact improvisation groups of Buenos Aires; also with a uruguayan folk group. Now is composing music for cello quartet and electronic media; setting up the recording of the first album of the ARRE ensemble and preparing material for two albums project in colaboration with the italian saxophonist and composer Stefano Ferrian, project that operates in the field of European Improvisations with some original compositions.
2008 -”Cobaes” - Cello and contemporary dance.
2008 - “Musica para cuatro armarios chinos” - Cello quartet - Piece selected to be presented into the "Festival Internacional de Arte Sonoro Tsonami 2009" ( International festival of sound art 'Tsonami' 2009 ) in Buenos Aires.
2008/2009 - ”TRMR” - Cello quartet - To be presented on the "Festival Internacional de Arte Sonoro Tsonami 2011" in Buenos Aires.
2009 - ”Marrum” - Guitar.
2009 - “Lidia Modas” - Piano and cello - Composed with pianist Catalina Bernabei.
2010 - “Runa Simi”, for electric violin, electric cello, synthetizer, drums and DJ; Composed for the Athens Arts Ensemble, to be presented on February, 2011 on the Musikis Megaron of the Athens Concert Hall in Athens, Greece.
Hearn Gadbois is a percussionist who combines traditional middle eastern instruments and instrumental techniques with an eclectic 'outsider' art sensibility, wherein any influence or material is fair game for exploration. He designs and builds many of his own instruments, playing them with the hands and feet, and has collaborated with artists as diverse as Yoko Ono, Bebe Miller, and Carter Burwell, in addition to many others. He grew up in Minnesota, came of age in New York City, and lives in Prague, where he teaches at the Skola Ritmu, and collaborates with his wife, dancer Rena Milgrom. He has recorded two solo cds, Joinery and One Thousand and One Fingers, and is at work on a third, Music for Films.