|Awards, commissions and successful research applications|
Sept. 2018 - Juan Pablo Ayala's picture of the mobile sound dance project gets the second place at Universidad Austral's photography contest, Valdivia, Chile.
July 2018 - Awarded Chilean Arts Council performance travel grant to present works in Japan and South Korea.
May 2018 - Finalist of the 2018 Destellos Composition Competition with the piece Night study 3 in Mar del Plata, Argentina.
Dec. 2018 - Winner of the audience prize at the 2018 Computer Space competition with the piece Night study 3 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Dec. 2018 - Finalist of the 2017 FETA prize in Sound Art with the piece Night study 3 in Miami, USA.
May 2017 - Awarded Universidad Austral´s 2017 Arts and Culture grant, Valdivia, Chile.
April 2017 - Awarded Chilean Arts Council performance travel grant to present compositions in New York and Boston.
September 2016 - Finalist of the TSONAMI field recordings CD competition, Valparaíso, Chile.
March 2016 - Research grant awarded by Universidad Austral, Valdivia, Chile (UACh DID - S-2016-19).
July 2015 - Original soundtrack commissioned for the film 327 cuadernos by Andrés di Tella, Argentina.
May 2015 - Finalist of the Ars Electronica 2015 competition at the Swiss Contemporary Music Festival with the piece Irama.
August 2013 - Research grant awarded by the Chilean Research Council (CONICYT PAI 79130014).
November 2012 - Honorary mention at the 2012 Musica Nova International composition in Prague with the piece Irama.
November 2012 - First place at the 9th MUSICACOUSTICA competition in Beijing, China, with the piece Irama.
October 2012 - First place at the 2012 Computer Space competition in Sofia, Bulgaria, with the piece Irama.
August 2012 - Finalist of the 2012 Destellos prize in Mar del Plata, Argentina, with the piece Irama.
August 2012 - Teaching research grant awarded by the Higher Education Academy, England, UK.
June 2012 - Finalist of the British section of the 2014 ISCM World Music Days in Wroclaw, Poland, with the piece Irama.
May 2012 - Winner of the Quartz Radio France International composition prize with the piece Irama, Paris, France.
May 2012 - Piece with field recordings commissioned for Locative Audio at Manchester University, England, UK.
December 2011 - Finalist of the 2011 Phonurgia competition in France.
July 2011 - Finalist of the Laboratorio del espacio competition in Madrid, Spain, with the piece Teocalli.
November 2010 - Finalist of the SYNC2010 competition in Ekaterinburg, Russia, with the piece Sarnath.
September 2010 - Finalist of the 2011 Luc Ferrari Hörspiel competition in France.
December 2008 - Second place at the CEMVA composition competition in Brazil with the piece Ciguri .
July 2008 - First place at the 2008 Citta di Udine International Composition Competition in Udine, Italy, with the piece Ciguri.
August 2007 - Interactive piece commissioned for the International Computer Music Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.
July 2007 - Piece commissioned by the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Leeds, England.
January 2007 - Piece commissioned by Base Theatre for the 2007 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland.
October 2006 - Installation commissioned for a Gamelan Sekar Petak concert at York Minster, England.
June 2006 - Vinson Award for academic achievement awarded by the Music Department at the University of York, England.
May 2006 - BAFTA award for the radioplay The Glassman comissioned by BBC Radio 4 with music composed by Neil Sorrell in collaboration with Felipe Otondo, England.
April 2006 - Doctoral studies grant awarded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, England, UK.
March 2006 - Piece commissioned by the the Gamelan Sekar Petak ensemble, York, England.
September 2002 - Research grant for DOREMI project in collaboration with IRCAM awarded by the European commission (IST-2002-6.1.1).
September 2001 - Research grant for MOSART project awarded by the European commission (HPRN-CT-2000-00115).
January 1999 - Postgraduate studies grant awarded by Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.