Acme Studios — Rico Gubler

Supporting Artists since 1972

Rico Gubler

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Rico Gubler is a Swiss musician and composer living and working in Zürich. Having studied saxophone with Iwan Roth in Basel, Marcus Weiss in Zürich and Jean-Michel Goury in Paris, Rico started to specialize in contemporary music, free improvisation and in the live performance of electronic music.

In addition to performances as a soloist at the Donaueschinger Musiktage, the Steirischer Herbst, Wien Modern, the Salzburger Festspiele, the MaerzMusik Berlin and the Biennale München, Rico has played in various chamber music formations. He has also worked with the Klangforum Wien, the Ensemble Aventure, the Ensemble Phoenix Basel, the SWR orchestra Baden-Baden, the Tonhalle Orchester Zurich, the Kammerorchester München, the Orchestre de chambre de Neuchâtel and the Philharmonische Werkstatt Schweiz.

Landis & Gyr Stiftung, Switzerland

The Landis & Gyr foundation awards studio scholarships to Swiss artists and cultural professionals in London, Budapest, Sofia and Zug. Its London-based residency partnership with Acme was established in 1987, and provides six month long work/live opportunities for ten Swiss artists per year. Artists are selected for the programme directly by Landis & Gyr Stiftung and must demonstrate a track record of achievement in their field. Over two hundred visual artists, curators, writers, musicians and composers have benefitted from the programme. Residencies are based in Stepney, E1 and are available to Swiss residents only

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