Carlos Roqué Alsina

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Argentina born French composer, pianist and teacher (Feb. 19 1941, Buenos Aires, Argentina), Carlos Roque Alsina began his piano career at the age of six as a soloist under the direction of conductors Otto Klemperer, Jascha Horenstein, Manuel Rosenthal, Ernest Bour, Michel Tabachnik or Gilbert Amy.
As a composer, his repertoire have now more than 110 pieces of music. He collaborated with Iannis Xenakis, Elliot Carter, Luciano Berio or Bruno Moderna before establishing in 1972, the avant-improv ensemble New Phonic Art with percussionist Jean-Pierre Drouet, clarinetist Michel Portal & composer Vinko Globokar.
Since 1978, he's entirely devoted to teaching and has been appointed as professor of piano at Conservatoire national supérieur de musique (CNSM) in Lyon for nine years, before teaching in various international schools of music.
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