Alcaraz Clemente, Manuel International Festival of Contemporary Music Warsaw Autumn

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Spanish percussionist, specialising in the interpretation of contemporary music. He is active as a soloist, chamber musician and ensemble member, as well as an educator. He is currently based in Graz. 

He studied at the Escuela Superior de Música de Cataluña in Barcelona and the Escola Superior de Música the Artes do Espectáculo in Porto (graduating in 2015), as well as completing the MA programme Practice and Performance of Contemporary Music with musicians of Klangforum Wien (2018). Since 2016 he has been the percussionist in Ensemble Schallfeld and Noviga Projekto. He also regularly collaborates with Klangforum Wien, Lucerne Festival Alumni, Ensemble PHACE, Recreation Grosses Orchester Graz, and Mdi Ensemble. He has appeared notably at the Lucerne Festival, Wien Modern, Darmstadt International Summer Courses for New Music, Klangspuren Schwaz, Afekt Festival in Estonia, Impuls Festival, Steirischer Herbst, and Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. He regularly conducts workshops and masterclasses in Austria, Portugal, Spain, and Slovenia. A Marimba OneTM Educational Artist since 2019.