|Categories||Contemporary, Electronic, Other|
Attended musical studies at the National Conservatory of Lima (Peru), the Rubin Academy - Tel Aviv University (Israel) and York University (UK), where he obtained a DPhil in 1991. He studied composition with Abel Ehrlich, and with John Paynter and Richard Orton. He also obtained a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Israel Institute of Technology, in 1980. Currently, he is Professor of Composition at Keele University (UK), where he established the MA/MSc courses in Digital Music Technology and the Computer Music Laboratory. His main activities focus on instrumental and electroacoustic music composition, electroacoustic music theory and music software development. His compositions have received numerous international performances and been broadcast worldwide.
Fischman was artistic director and principal conductor of the Keele Philharmonic Society (1990-1995), Director of Music (1998-2000) and Music Technology Programme Director (2001-4). He joined the Composers’ Desktop Project (CDP), becoming a director in 1988, and is a member of the Latin American sonic arts network (RedASLA), the Peruvian Circle of Composers (Circomper) and Sound and Music, UK. He is editorial adviser for Organised Sound (Cambridge University Press, UK).