Beatriz Ferreyra

Beatriz Ferreyera studied in Paris with Nadia Boulanger, Edgardo Cantón (GRM France and RAI Italy in 1963). She worked with the Groupe de recherches musicales (GRM of the Service de la recherche of the ORTF under the direction of Pierre Schaeffer (1963 bis 1970) where she collaborated on the realization of the Solfège de l’objet sonore albums. While there she completed research and ran the interdisciplinary seminars. In 1975, she joined the Collège des Compositeurs der Groupe de Musique Expérimentale de Bourges (G.M.E.B.).

She created the experimental concerts series “Les rendez-vous de la musique concrete”(1998 – 1999) at the Centre d’études et de recherche Pierre Schaeffer. She has performed at many international festivals, electroacoustic conferences and music seminars. As an independent composer, she has received commissions from the government and musical associations (GRM, IMEB, ACIC, etc.) both in France and abroad, for performance at festivals and concerts. She also composes for public celebrations and events, films and ballets. Beatriz Ferreyra has also worked in the area of music therapy and served on numerous juries for international competitions adjudicating experimental music. 2014 the International Confederation of Electroacoustic Music – Cime/ICEM grant her the title of Honourable Member.

As of January 2020