Guillermo Martorell Casanovas is a composer, born September 16, 1983 in Barcelona.
He received his first piano lessons at the age of 4, and subsequently studied guitar. He later studied composition with Gabriel Brncic and Arnau Bataller, at ESMUC (Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya), where he graduated, and with David Padrós at el Conservatori del Liceu, in Barcelona.
He was selected as participant in the 2012 NYU/ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop in New York, where he had the chance to work and study with teachers such as Tim Starnes, Sean Callery, Mark Snow and Ira Newborn, as well as to record his music with some of the top studio musicians in New York.
He has composed electronic, choral, chamber and orchestral music, as well as music for five short films.
Recent premieres include Arsis (2013), a score for Telma Llos’ short film, premiered live at l’Auditori in Barcelona by the Bcn216 chamber ensemble; Scie (2013), for orchestra, comissioned by Orquestra Simfònica de Sant Cugat; a We No Longer Know (2013), a short opera piece in collaboration with stage director Martin Butler; as well as Intende voci orationis meae (2012), for choir, comissioned by Cor de Cambra Francesc Valls and which premiered at the Barcelona Cathedral.