Massimiliano Viel is a composer, musician and researcher. His manifold activities as composer, keyboard player and sound designer brought him to collaborate with many ensembles and orchestras all over the word and composers such as L.Berio and K.Stockhausen. Besides the production of scores for acoustic and electronic instruments, from solo works to the full orchestra, he developed his artistic path around the relationship between music and other media, realizing performances and installations in close contact with theatre, visual arts and dance. He has written books and papers in the fields of music theory, sound studies and music education.
He obtained the PhD in Arts and Humanities at the Planetary Collegium, University of Plymouth, UK and is a tenured professor at the Conservatory “G.Verdi” of Milano, Italy.