Rodrigo Constanzo is a performer and composer living in Manchester, England. He is an avid improviser and performs regularly using home made electro acoustic, and modified electronic instruments. He has performed at the FUTURESONIC and Manchester Jazz Festivals in Manchester, the SOUND Festival in Aberdeen, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, GEMDays, Code-Control Festival, Sonic Fusion Festival, and the BEAM Festival. He has released several CDs of solo and group music on a variety of labels. He is currently working towards a PhD in Composition at the University of Huddersfield and involved in several projects including Takahashi’s Shellfish Concern, an improv based performance-art group. He also co-runs The Noise Upstairs, an improv collective and label which puts on monthly nights and quarterly workshops in Manchester and Sheffield.