Robert Torche

Performer and improviser of Electronic Music, instrument creator
Specialises in the making and performing of hardware and software electronic musical instruments

Robert Torche is a performer and improviser of Electronic Music. He specialises in the making and performing of hardware and software electronic musical instruments.

He is a member of the ensembles Inverspace and viceversa and of impro band UFO, with which he performs regularly in Switzerland and Europe. He is also used to play in surprising ad hoc improvisation formations. Robert is also a member of Co.Cu. (collectif pour la culture) an association actively promoting alternative cultural ideals and ideas.

Known and recognised for his keenness in musical informatics, he has been called upon to work in varied fields, among them: musical theatre, multimedia installations, contemporary music, film and sound design.

At the moment, Robert is terminating a Masters' degree in Free Improvisation at the Musik Akademie of Basel with Professors Fred Frith and Alfred Zimmerlin. He has already achieved a Master in Audiodesign in 2013, also at the Musik Akademie of Basel.