After graduating in Piano at Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali Vincenzo Bellini in Catania and in DAMS (Art, Music and Performance’s Disciplines) at Bologna University, he studied with Emanuele Casale and Alessandro Cipriani obtaining the master’s degree in Electronic Music.

He has presented at numerous conferences and workshops and published scientific papers and articles (Acta Acustica, The Journal of the European Acoustics Association (EAA); Rivista Italiana di Acustica; IX International Congress on Musical Signification (ICMS), Acta Semiotica Finnica XXXII: IX International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC), Università di Bologna; International Conference of the IMS (International Musicological Society), Study Group on Musical Iconography in European Art; V Workshop Internazionale sulle Interfacce Multimodali, ENTERFACE ’09, Università degli Studi di Genova – Dist – InfoMus Lab; XII Convegno della Società Italiana di Musicologia; etc.).

His electroacoustic performances, videos and art installations have been selected in several international festivals (ICMC, International Computer Music Conference, Atene 2014. EMUFEST, Roma 2013. SoundingOut5, Bournemouth 2010. Athens Video Art Festival, Atene 2010. EMUFEST, Roma 2009. Digital Arts Forum “Re:new,” Copenhagen 2008. ElectroMediaWorks, Atene 2008. ICMC, International Computer Music Conference, Copenhagen 2007, CD selection. Festival Synthèse, IMEB, Institut International de Musique Electroacoustique de Bourges, Bourges 2006. CIM, Colloquio di Informatica Musicale, Genova, 2006; etc.).

He is Professor of Electronic Music at the Music Conservatoire Vincenzo Bellini in Catania.

Contact: messinarenato[at]gmail[.com]