Arturo Corrales (*1973), started from his childhood music and painting. He acquires a degree in architecture as well as a first music formation in his country, El Salvador (guitar, keyboards, theory with German Cáceres and Joseph-Karl Doetsch).
He concludes his studies in Geneva and Lugano : composition with Eric Gaudibert, Nicolas Bolens, Michael Jarrell, Nadir Vassena ; electroacoustics with Rainer Boesch, Luis Naón, Eric Daubresse ; orchestral conducting with Giorgio Bernasconi.
Price Edmund Pendleton 2004, co-founder of the Ensemble Vortex in Geneva, and Master of musicology in Paris VIII with the composer Horacio Vaggione.
Of determinedly experimental conception, its work of creation is often inspired by ethnic and popular domains. Constantly attentive to the formal coherence of his works, to the control of their projection in space and time, he wants to facilitate the expression and the perception of a "livable and human" music.
Next to his activities of composer, interpreter and conductor, Arturo Corrales teaches the guitar and is the professor of composition and analysis in the Conservatoire Populaire de Genève. He just finished a doctoral thesis on the theme Musical Figures.