Marco Schretter

Marco conducting the speakers @ Markus Gradwohl
Thomas&Marco – 64channel Mix @ Markus Gradwohl

Marco Schretter – Technology development Acousmonium, Space Odyssee & DIY 64-channel Motorfadermix

2014 Completion of interdisciplinary diploma studies in electrical engineering and sound engineering at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz and the Graz University of Technology.
Subject of the diploma thesis: Improving the acoustics of multi-purpose halls with room and electro-acoustic measures
Follow-up work: Planning and construction of an ‘Acoustic Enhancement System’ (loudspeaker-microphone system) to artificially increase the reverberation time for a multi-purpose hall – awarded the Silver Award of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) Design Competition in Berlin in 2014.

Artistic/technical activity

Since 2023: Head of department Sound/Video/Streaming at Teatro alla Scala, Milano (I)
2019 – 2023: Deputy head of department in artistic affairs, Badisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe (D)
2014 – 2019: Sound and video designer, Düsseldorfer Schau- spielhaus (D)
2015: Interactive sound installations / sonic interaction design: sonic interaction and acoustic enhancement design of the inter- active sound space Passion for Nature of the Gesäuse National Park for the permanent exhibition in the Natural History Museum of Admont Abbey (A) for the period 2015-2025
2017: audio implementation and programming of the sound installation Missing Sculpture for the series ‘Sculpture21’ at the Lehmbruck Museum Duisburg (26.01.-19.03.2017).
2016/17: Development of the loudspeakers and programming of the audio technology and control of the rotating, 4 x 4 x 2.5 metre, 6-channel sound sculpture Doppler 1.
2017: Programming of an 8-channel sound installation for an interactive theatre piece the composer Bojan Vuletic.
Since 2014: Sound direction, technical direction and development, application-oriented device development for the Vienna Akusmonium by The Acousmatic Project.
2008 to 2010 : FWF-Project Embodied Generative Music –
IEM – Kunstuniversität Graz, Institut für Elektronische Musik und Akustik IEM: artistic and business assistant for the FWF project (Fonds zur Förderung der wissen- schaftlichen Forschung) Embodied Generative Music; generation and composition of electronic music by the body in real time. Optical motion tracking (Vicon) of the movement of dancers was used as a method.
Since 2010: Sound designer and sound director for various dance projects and films by contemporary dancer and choreographer Valentina Moar.
2015: Founded the international Dance On Screen Festival for contemporary dance film in Graz, Austria, which entered its 3rd edition in 2018 with 34 international dance short films from 13 countries from 4 continents, the Dance On Screen Award ‘Best Film’ and the ‘Dance On Screen Audience Award’.