Dr. Massimiliano Messieri (1964), is an Italian composer, conductor and music director of the MASKFEST (San Marino International Festival of New Music). He has a Doctorate in Composition, Electronic Music, and Violoncello. He won the first prize at the International Competition of Composition 2 Agosto (Bologna, 1997), 100 note (New York, 2006), CMN (Miami, 2013) and other national competitions. His scores are commissioned and performed at the Town Theatre in Bologna, at the International Festival Italian Mozart Association in Rovereto, at the Regional Parliament of Sachsen in Dresden, at the Martinu Hall in Prague, at the Schlosskirche in Ettersburg (Weimar), IIC (Prague, Hamburg, Copenhagen and San Francisco), 1° and 2° International Piano Competition in Republic of San Marino, Forfest Festival in Kromeriz, oh-ton in Oldenburg, Cracovia Sacra in Cracow, ArtX Detroit at the Max M. Fisher Music Center in Detroit, Spectrum Foundation in New York, Bedrock.LA Los Angeles, CCRMA Stanford University, KSFNM Festival Kennesaw State University, and in other festivals of new music.
He lives in San Marino since 2002, where he is Professor at the Istituto Musicale Sammarinese.Lawrence W. Moore is a Miami-based electro-acoustic and electronic music composer and producer, as well as a video artist. Much of his music is released under the artist name, Wayfarer, and combines experimental electronic, new age, and world music influences.