Vanessa Massera (Sorce-Lévesque)

PhD Researcher at The University of Sheffield
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Toreutique on Cache 2012

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Cache 2012 is finally being released, with on it one of my earliest pieces, Toreutique.


Composed almost entirely with sounds from a sculptor’s workshop (Jean-Louis Émond), this piece has had quite a history, being:

Honorary Mention by Destellos Foundation 2013.

Official selection for the 2012 iFIMPaC, Leeds.

Official selection for the 2011 Ai-Maako International Electroacoustic Music Festival of Chile. Read More


Wrathful Vine at NAISA’s SOUNDplay

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SOUNDplay will be performing my piece Wrathful Vine on NAISA’s spit~ spatialisation software system on the coming 1st of November. May all have a wonderful Samhain!


Inspired by this bit of text:

The light of the moon is covered,
The Earth stands not still…
But all things appear Thunder!

University of Sheffield’s statement mentions it here:



BORA at the Music Since 1900 Conference in Liverpool

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So Bora will be played at the Music Since 1900 Conference in Liverpool.
Here’s the message I received!
«Dear Vanessa,
Many thanks for your submission to the Eighth Biennial International Conference on Music since 1900, we are delighted to inform you that your electroacoustic composition Bora has been accepted for performance in our Listening Room. »
– Laura Hamer and Manuella Blackburn Read More