Josep Maria Guix

Josep Maria Guix (Reus, 1967) studied History of Art in Barcelona University (UAB), Music
Theory and Composition in Badalona Conservatory, electronic music in Phonos
(Barcelona) and computer music in IRCAM (Paris). He received lessons and advice from
Benet Casablancas, David Padrós, Joan Guinjoan, José Manuel López López and
Jonathan Harvey.

His works have been awarded in several occasions: X Premi Internacional de Composició
“Ciutat d’Alcoi” (Spain, 1995), Premio SGAE Jóvenes Compositores (Spain, 2000),
Concurs Innovamusica (Andorra, 2008), Salvatore Martirano Memorial Composition Award
(USA, 2010), I Concurs Internacional “Festa de la Música Coral” (Barcelona, 2015).

His teaching activities in Barcelona include IES Joan Coromines, Conservatori del Liceu,
Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) and Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC). From
2007 till 2011, he has been artistic director of the Contemporary Music Festival “Nous
Sons” in L’Auditori (Barcelona). During 2018-19 Season Guix will be Composer in
Residence in Palau de la Música Catalana (Barcelona).