Claudio Gabriel Eiriz

Originally from Lanús, province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, he is percussionist and composer. He was born in 1963.

Claudio Gabriel Eiriz




He studied percussion at the “Instituto de Música de la Municipalidad de Avellaneda” and at the “Escuela de Música Popular” of Avellaneda. He studied “Criteria of instrumentation, orchestration for the composition with percussion instruments of non-scalar height” with the maestro Carmelo Saitta. He also studied composition with various teachers. Postgraduate in “Musical Semiology of Natiez-Molinò” at the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the University of Buenos Aires, with maestro Jorge Sad.

As an instrumentalist: He was a member of Ensamble Gest(u)alt -under the direction of Jorge Sad- and from 2001 to 2006, in residence at the IIESMuMD (Instituto de Investigación Experimental en Sonido y Música por Medios Digitales) Facultad de Informática, Ciencias de la Comunicación y Técnicas Especiales de la Universidad de Morón.

He has been a percussionist in the Orquesta Sinfónica de Avellaneda as well as in other orchestral groups since 1983.

He has alternated his activity as an instrumentalist and composer with an intense teaching and research activity at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, the Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Universidad de La Plata and Universidad de Palermo, among other institutions.

In addition to the acousmatic works presented at CALATHEA, he has composed sound montages, mixed works, chamber works for percussion and has participated in the composition of music and sound design for theatre.