Cristina Scuderi is an Italian post doc researcher working at the Karl Franzens University of Graz (Austria). Freelance journalist, graduated in History of Music (University of Padua) and graduated in Organ, Harpsichord and Electronic Music (Conservatories of Padua and Venice), she received her PhD at the University of Udine.
She is Technical Consultant to the Civil Court of Udine as "Perito musicale"
(cat. 18: Entertainment/Concert Institutions and Radio Broadcasting;
cat. 22: Various activities/Music) and since 2005 has been co-managing the "Contemporanea" New Music Festival
and the International Composition Competition "Città di Udine"
(Taukay Music Publishing House).
Cristina has taught at the Universities of Padua and Florence, Conservatories of Venice and Adria, and lectured at the Universities of Vienna, Halle, Bratislava, Zadar and Ljubljana. She has worked for the Fondazione Teatro La Fenice (Education, Research, Innovative projects Area), spending one year in Florence as a collaborator of MartLAB (Conservatory of Florence).
Research grants: DAAD (Re-invitation Grant, University of Bayreuth), Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the national swiss project Musik aus Schweizer Klöstern (Swiss Society of Musicology), University of Fribourg (CH), DAAD (DE) on the project: For a new listening tradition: sound cognition and perception for musicians, SAIA (Slovak Ministry of Education, Science, Research), Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Institute of Science and Technology of Information “A. Faedo” – Pisa), University of Udine (on PRIN project), Rinascimento Digitale Foundation, Società Filarmonica di Trento, Associazione per lo Studio dell'Ebraismo nelle Venezie, and other institutions. Scholarships from: Cini Foundation (2010), Accademia Bizantina (2007 and 2008), Centro Studi Avellaniti (2007), Laboratorio di Ricerche Mediterranee di Marsala (2006) and City of Camaiore (2005).
"Bogliasco Fellow" (2006) in musicology, she has published various essays on the music of the XVIII-XX centuries.
Furthermore she's obtained the Willems music education diploma, and has participated in several masterclasses with international teachers, playing in various recitals, as a soloist and with different ensembles. In 2006 she qualified as "Expert in the management and enhancement of musical heritage" (Veneto Region - Levi Foundation).
Music and War from Napoleon to the WWI - Lucca, 28-30.11.2014
International Competition for Composers "Città di Udine": 495 scores from 50 Countries in the last edition