_MG_1188As an active composer, the work of Amadeus Julian Regucera (b.1984) engages with the embodied and acoustical energy of sound and its production, the erotics of performance, the musical vocabulary of popular music, and noise. He has had the opportunity to present works at the Festival Musica (Strasbourg, France), Resonant Bodies Festival and the SONiC Festival (New York), the Havana Festival of Contemporary Music as part of the American Composers Forum artist delegation; Hong Kong Modern Academy; the International Summer Courses in Darmstadt, Germany; L@TE: Friday Nights at BAM (Berkeley); the Impuls Academy (Graz, Austria); the Wellesley Composers Conference; the June in Buffalo Festival; the Mexican Centre for Music and Sonic Arts and his music has been performed by ensembles such as Ensemble Linea, JACK string quartet, Ensemble Pamplemousse, Ensemble L’arsenale, the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble, and Duo Cortona. In addition to concert music, his practice intersects with visual and performance art, most notably in the piece Communication (2013), which was featured at the Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten in Graz, Austria as part of the group show Seelenwäsche and a collaboration for performer, Schlachtfeld (a) with choreographer Elysa Wendi. He is also the drummer in the Oakland band, Buttons. Upcoming projects include a new work for EXAUDI vocal ensemble as part of the 2016 Royaumont Voix nouvelles residency and a commission for the 2017 edition of the Festival Musica in Strasbourg, France. Amadeus holds degrees in Music from the University of California, San Diego (B.A. 2006) and the University of California, Berkeley (PhD, 2016).