-4Gustavo Matamoros (September 2013) is a Venezuelan composer, interdisciplinary artist, community organizer and educator who has established his residence in Miami. He studied at the University of Miami from 1979- 1983. He has taught critical and creative listening at the Design and Architecture Senior High School and at Miami International University of Art and Design. Matamoros has also offered periodical lectures about his work with sound. Matamoros was one of the founders of the South Florida Composers Alliance, a Miami based organization. Some years later he also participated in the foundation of the Subtropics Experimental Music and Sound Arts Festival, which was created “In order to expose Miami to a new music and the fine art of sound. Matamoro’s music has been presented at numerous cultural events in the US, Latin America and Europe. He has co-directed the WORD(S) SOUND Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil and is the producer of FISHTANK, a radio journal of new and experimental music broadcast by WLRN in Miami.