Marie Guilleray (1978) is a French vocalist, composer and sound artist. She works mainly in the context of improvised, experimental and electronic music. As a performer, she focuses on free improvisation, the development of vocal extended techniques, the combination of voice and electronics. As a composer and sound artist, she operates in various configurations: fixed-media electronic pieces, electroacoustic pieces, site specific works (residencies at GRM Radio France, Studio Loos Den Haag, Villa Oekenburg Den Haag) as well as exploring field-recordings and sound walks.
She is a member of several ensembles such as Royal Improvisers Orchestra, MGBG, and she collaborates on various experimental, improvised and electronic music projects. Marie is currently a Research Associates at the Institute of Sonology in The Hague and she is the curator of the monthly experimental music series Ephémère at Studio Loos - Loos Foundation (The Netherlands).
Marie graduated with a Bachelor degree in Music specialized in vocal performance. In parallel to her vocal studies, she had the opportunity to study composition, electronic music, and to develop as an improviser and a performer of contemporary music. In June 2012, she completed a Master Degree in Electronic Music Composition at the Institute of Sonology - Royal Conservatory of Music in The Hague, where she researched about the combination of voice and electronics under the supervision of Richard Barrett, Kees Tazelaar and Paul Berg.