Suzanne Ciani is a five-time Grammy award-nominated composer, electronic music pioneer, and neo-classical recording artist who has released over 20 solo albums including "Seven Waves," and "The Velocity of Love," along with a landmark quad LP “LIVE Quadraphonic,” which restarted her Buchla modular performances. Her work has been featured in films, games, and countless commercials as well. She was inducted into the first class of Keyboard Magazine's Hall of Fame alongside other synth luminaries, including Bob Moog, Don Buchla, and Dave Smith, and received the Moog Innovation Award. Most recently, she is the recipient of the Independent Icon Award from A2IM. Suzanne has provided the voice and sounds for Bally's groundbreaking "Xenon" pinball machine, created Coca-Cola’s pop-and-pour sound, designed logos for Fortune 500 companies, and carved out a niche as one of the most creatively successful female composers in the world. A Life in Waves, a documentary about Ciani’s life and work, debuted at SXSW in 2017 and is available to watch on all digital platforms. Ciani is a graduate of Wellesley College and holds a Masters's in Music Composition from the University of California, Berkeley. http://sevwave.com/
Jazmín Giolito is an audio professional specializing in video games and interactive experiences. Trained in Music Composition and Technologies Applied to Sound Art at the National University of Rosario (Argentina) Jazmín has been a composer for 8 years and has been completely devoted to the video game industry for 4 years. Co-founder of the Aruna Collective and Tiluchi Games studios, she has worked as a sound designer, composer, and VO director for studios in Argentina, Sweden, Lithuania, Israel, and Poland. Among her most recent projects is a collaboration with Plastic Studios. A firm believer in the importance of communities, Jazmín is the lead organizer of Women Game Jam Argentina, a member of the board of directors of Rosario GameDevs, and an active member of Women in Games Argentina. Thanks to her professional career and commitment to the community, she has received scholarships and honors from institutions such as Erasmus +, Different Games, Glitch (Power Leveling Program), Game Industry Conference, and FundAV.
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