I studied jazz and classical singing at the Conservatoire Nadia and Lili Boulanger in Paris (2003-2006), and at the Royal Conservatoire The Hague in The Netherlands (2006-2010). In the course of these years, I developed a growing interest in contemporary, experimental and improvised music. This experience led me to extend my artistic practice from a vocalist/performer to a composer/sound artist. I graduated from a Master degree in Sonology at the Institute of Sonology in 2012. Since 2017, I am a PhD candidate at the Orpheus Institute and Leiden University where I research about the confrontations between the voice and the electronics.
Marie Guilleray (1978) is a French vocalist, composer and sound artist based in The Netherlands. She works mainly in the context of experimental, electro-acoustic, improvised music and sound poetry. She performs contemporary music, free improvisation and composes fixed media pieces, live electronics pieces, and soundwalks.
Marie holds a Bachelor degree in Law and Political Sciences from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. After her Law studies, Marie studied singing at the Conservatoire Nadia and Lili Boulanger in Paris and at the Royal Conservatoire The Hague where she obtained her Bachelor degree in singing in June 2010. Her research into the extended possibilities of the voice led her to continue her studies with a Master at the Institute of Sonology in The Hague where she researched about the combination of voice and electronics under the supervision of Richard Barrett, Kees Tazelaar and Paul Berg.
Marie is currently a research associate at the Institute of Sonology in The Hague and a PhD candidate at Leiden University (ACPA) and the Orpheus Institute in Ghent (DocARTES). Her research interests include the confrontations between voice and electronics, music in words and languages, sound poetry, the (dis)embodiment of the voice.