Martino Traversa studied piano, composition, electronic music and information technology. He obtained a diploma at the high perfecting Academy of Pescara. He attended the summer courses in Siena, at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and at the CCRMA (Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics) of Stanford University - California.
He studied with Luigi Nono (1987-89) and with his support he founded the Ensemble Edgard Varèse.
In 1991 he instituted
the international festival of modern and contemporary music Traiettorie.
In 2008 he founded Fondazione Prometeo, a private institution focused on music projects, arts and acoustic research.
In the 2010 he founded Ensemble Prometeo, a contermporary music gorup.
He teached Filology and contemporary musical sources interpretation at the the University of Parma
He’s a composer and a researcher in the field of electronic technologies applied to musical acoustics and spatialization techniques.
His works are performed by the most important international interpreters.