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Carlos Satué was born in Fabara (Saragosa-Spain ) in 1958. After attending the School of Music in Saragosa, where he studied guitar, he went on to study composition, in Madrid, with his tutor Francisco Guerrero.

He was given a grant by the Youth Institute and in 1985 he attended various summer schools with C.Halffter, T. Marco and C. Bernaola.

He was a finalist in the "2nd Panorama of Young Composers " organized by the O.N.E. and his 1st orchestral work was performed at the Royal Theatre of Madrid.

His piece "Zuddhi" was given the 1st runner-up prize in the Contest of Symphonic Orchestra and Choral Composition "Loiola-91".

His piece "Tiamat" was awarded 1st prize in the "5th International Contest in Alcoy " and was later recorded onto C.D.

His organ piece, "Cygnus-X1", was also given 1st prize in the "C.Halffter International Contest" for organ in 1992. This piece was
1st produced in Leon Cathedral and then recorded for Suiss radio.

Satue´s music was used as a basis to create the soundtrack of the Aragon Pavillion in the Universal Expo in Seville 1992.

In 1996 his piece " Concierto para Clavicémbalo " received 1st Prize in the "11th International Composition Prize Ciudad de Alcoy". In 1997 this piece was performed in the 13th Contemporary music festival in Alicante.

He has worked with electroacustic music in the CDMC of the National Art Centre “Reina Sofia “ and has performed in the Summer Sesions organized by the same Centre in 1996 and in Valencia “Palau de la Musica” for Ciberart in 1997.

In 2000 his piece “Agregados “ was selected by the international jury to participate in the World Music Days in Luxembourg. Here, the interpretation was carried out in full by the Ensemble Intercontemporain, conducted by J.Nott .

His piece “Concierto para violín y orquesta I” has been awarded in the “Premio internacional de composición ciudad de Tarragona 2002 “. This piece was performed by “Orquesta ciudad de Barcelona y Nacional de Cataluña” in 2002.

His piece Mizar-Alcor was selected in the “Prix international de composition Luxembourg 2002” and it was performed on Abril 2002 in Luxembourg. This piece was recordered on a C.D. The interpretation was carried out by Luxembourg Sinfonietta.

His piece “Sinus” was selected for World Music Days 2002 Hong Kong. This piece was performed at the Hong Kong Science Museum on October 19,2002.

Barcelona’s Cathedral programmed organ music of him in Mars of 2003.

Nouvel Ensemble Moderne conducted by Lorraine Villancourt performed his piece “ Espacios Intermedios “ in the spanish music proyect in Montreal in October of 2003.

Hi won the special Sacem prix in the 2003 Maurice Ohana International composition competition with his piece entitled “Tránsito”. Then Ensemble TM+ conducted by Laurent Cuniot with the Ircam colaboration performed this work last January in the concert “L’Ircam a Nanterre”.

His piece Ex pluribus naturis was selected in “..a Camillo Togni” prix in Brescia in November of 2004. This piece was performed by Dedalo ensemble and recorded by the RAI.

His piece Parábolas ( piano solo ) won the 3th Internatioanal composition prix of Sabiñánigo city, in 2004.

His piece "Espacios intermedios" was selected in "World Music Days/23rd Music Biennale Zagreb 2005, in April 2005. The piece was performed by KammerensembleN (Sweden) conducted by Franck Ollu.

His piece "Lineas de Fuerza" (for orchestra) won the 3th A.E.O.S. (Asociación Española de Orquestas Sinfónicas) prix in Spain in May of 2005. This piece is being performed by several spanish orchestra in 2007. The world premiere was performed by the Symphony Orchestra of Galicia conducted by James Judd in February 2007.

In September of 2007, saw the premiere of “Laberinto de la noche”, work assignment of the CDMC for the XXIII Contemporary Music Festival of Alicante with Josetxo Silguero (saxophones), LIEM (electroacustic device, with Alfonso García de la Torre and Juan Andrés Beato) and the Enigma Ensemble, conducted by Juan José Olives.

Hi has given seminars abaut new fractal thechnics in composition in several superior music school in Madrid, Barcelona and Zaragoza

At present he is coordinating a small group which is searching for new composition techniques through information technology, already having written a large number of programmes to help composers with their daily tasks.