In 1999 Mateu Malondra moved to Barcelona where he received guitar lessons as student of Sadahiro Otani. During this period, Christian de Jong and David Padrós introduced him to composition studies. In 2004 he moved to Maastricht where he studied Bachelor and Master in Music Composition at Maastricht Conservatory under the guidance of Robert HP Platz and from where he graduated with distinction. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in guitar performing from Den Haag Royal Conservatoiry where he studied as soloist and chamber music with Enno Voorhorst. As part of his composition curriculum, Malondra Flaquer, did an electronic music course with Patrick Delges and Jean-Marc Sullon at Centre Henri Pousseur (Liège). In addition to his academic studies he has attended master classes with Daniel D’Adamo, Richard Barrett, Brian Ferneyhough, Beat Furrer, Wolfgang Rihm and Edwin Roxburg. Mateu Malondra is currently a PhD candidate at Kingston University-London under the tutelage of Paul Archbold.
LISTEN: Apposition III (figures of disorder) for solo violin