Composer and percussionist Luis Tabuenca was born in Zaragoza, Spain. He studied at the music conservatories of Zaragoza, Barcelona (ESMUC), Amsterdam and at the University of California, San Diego.
He has recorded for Mode Records, Aural Terrains, Diatribe, Verso, Sinkro, Naucleshg and Acheulian Handaxe Records. Tabuenca is founder and artistic director of the International Festival of Experimental Music (FAT). He has been artist-in-residence at New York University, the Electroacoustic Music Festival of Portugal, the University of Canterbury, the Phonos Foundation and the Fabra i Coats Creation Center in Barcelona, among others.
Luis Tabuenca has given lectures and workshops on percussion, composition and improvisation at numerous universities and cultural institutions, such as Goldsmith University, the National University of Colombia, the American University in Cairo, the Uni-
versity of the Arts in Bern, and New York University.
His latest opera, DREAMTIME, has been nominated for the to the Max awards for the performing arts, as best new performance.
Luis Tabuenca: Naturstudium (mode 343)