Carlo Ciceri was born in La Spezia in May 1980.
After graduating in piano, he moved to the Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana in Lugano, where he received a Master in Conducting (led by G. Bernasconi) and Composition (with N. Vassena and G. Verrando). At the same time, he followed academies and masterclasses throughout Europe and studied composition with J. Baboni Schilingi and F. Voisin at the Conservatoire de musique de Montbéliard.He is also graduated in Musicology at the University of Pavia (Faculty of Cremona).
His production, winner in recent years of several international competitions and performed by numerous ensembles in Europe, focused mainly on instrumental music, from pieces for solo instruments to orchestral works. The more recent compositions are written for amplified ensemble and electronics and for electric instruments.
He is co-founder of the collective Terza Practica (Multimedia Dynamic Theatre) and of the group M()A
He teaches Computer-assited Composition at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano and at IRMUS, Scuola Civica di Musica in Milan.
He is part of the artistic committee of the electric ensemble RepertorioZero, who won the prize at the 55. Biennale Musica of Venice 2011.