Pierre Mariacais a Swiss composer and sound artist based in the Bay Area. His music is mainly composed for acoustic and electronic instruments and has been performed by the Hollywood Studio Symphony, the Mivos Quartet, the TAK Ensemble, the Ecce Ensemble and the CalArts Ensemble. His compositions often explore esoteric topics (astrology, tarot) and are in the intersection between contemporary classical music, experimental music, interactive electronics and improvisation. Very interested in expanding the sonic possibilities of instruments in an interdisciplinary way, he creates interactive music installations with prepared instruments (piano and harp) performed by musicians and dancers.
Miguel Mariaca is a Swiss composer, sound designer, music producer and film director based in the Bay Area. As a media composer, he has scored for commercials, films, animations, video games and dance companies like the LA Philharmonic, 20th century Fox, Disney and Hublot. His compositions explore electronic music, visual arts and contemporary classical music. He blends acoustic and electronic instruments to create ambient soundscapes. Lately, he has developed a new interest in visual notation performance that includes the audience in the notation to explore a new sonic universe.