Massimiliano Cerioni Massimiliano Cerioni Amsterdam Massimiliano Cerioni (Italy, 1986) is a composer, sound-art performer, sound designer and a native of Pomezia (Rome), currently living in Amsterdam. Since 2008 he writes electroacoustic music, sound-art and intermedia performances, audiovisual installations, music for dance, theatre, and short movies. In June 2019 he will be resident composer from EMS – Elektron Musik Studion in Stockholm. In 2015 he placed 1st at the Italian national art prize Premio Abbado – category “electroacoustic music composition”. In 2014 and 2016 he received artistic commissions by the Musical Researches Centre of Rome for writing original music to be featured in two dance choreographies made by the choreographer Valerio De Vita and the breaker Niels Storm Robitzky respectively. He developed collective projects with several professionals: Andrea Alessi (Filmmaker), SaraBrown (performer), Manifesto Delle Visioni Parallele (artistic production collective) and Maurizio Palpacelli (sound designer and luthier). Cerioni plays didgeridoo and custom-made instruments such as Metastring, a meta-instrument that first appeared in September 2017 at Tempo Reale in Florence, Italy. Metastring is an expanded electroacoustic monochord, which combines the piano string features with the electric transduction of sound, the diversified playing modes of the percussions and the live-electronics signal processing.