Alberto Bernal (Madrid, 1978) studied Piano and Theory in Madrid and Salamanca. Later he moved to Germany, where he studied composition and electroacustic music with Mathias Spahlinger, Mesías Maiguashca and Peter Ablinger.
He is a composer of classical origin and varied influences, whose works are framed in the border between traditional concert performance and other areas such as installation or performance. His work has been recognized with several awards and scholarships: Darmstadt International Festival (2002 and 2004), Humboldt Foundation, DAAD / Fundación La Caixa, Ministerio de Cultura, Goethe Institute, Comunidad de Madrid, SWR Stuttgart, Academia Europea, Residencia de Estudiantes, Casa Velázquez and Matadero de Madrid, Besides his activities as composer, he maintains a regular activity as a lecturer, regularly publishing articles in various media and giving courses and lectures on composition, aesthetics, analysis and new media at various institutions in Europe, America and Asia.
He currently combines his creative activity with teaching electroacoustic composition and experimental music, having trained a large number of students in institutions such as the Conservatorio Superior de las Islas Baleares, the Aula de Música Experimental, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Conservatorio Virtual SLKE, the European Musical Creation Workshop and now at Centro Superior KATARINA GURSKA.