Assistant Professor, Electroacoustic Composition/Music Theory
Music Composition Area Head
PhD University of California San Diego
MA Istanbul Technical University
BA Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid
BA Conservatorio Superior de Música de Canarias
Office: DGH 418
Elisabet Curbelo is a Spanish composer and performer born in Gran Canaria. She studied piano pedagogy, voice and composition in her hometown, Madrid and Istanbul. She holds a PhD in Music Composition from UC San Diego under the advisory of Roger Reynolds.
Elisabet’s work and dedication has been valued throughout her career by diverse institutions, as she has been awarded numerous grants, prizes, and commissions. Her pieces have been performed in Spain, Turkey, USA, Germany, Switzerland and Holland. Her research focuses on the use of sensors to control electronics with movement and the use of extended vocal techniques based on her research of Middle Eastern music and culture.