Helsinki Meeting Point

a place in Helsinki for improvisation and instant composition

Alejandro Olarte’s interview

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Alejandro has been on stage at the HMP several time and will play guitar and electronic in next weekend event. Here are his thoughts on improvisation.

Luis Alejandro Olarte is an electroacoustic musician. He is a doctoral candidate developping pedagogical tools for live electronics, and improvisation at the Center for Music and Technology in the Sibelius Academy surpervised by Dr. Andrew Bentley. He studied Guitar and Electroacoustic Music in Colombia, Generative Improvisation and Musical Acoustics at the National Conservatory of Paris under the guidance of composer Alain Savouret and engineer Charles Besnaionou and Computer Music with Horacio Vaggione and Anne Sedes at Paris University. Olarte works as a freelance artist in Helsinki performing, teaching and his interested in cross disciplinary collaborations with dancers and actors.


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