Marie Guilleray (1978) is a French vocalist, composer and sound artist based in The Netherlands. She works mainly in the context of experimental, electro-acoustic, improvised music and sound poetry. As a performer, she focuses on contemporary music, free improvisation and sound poetry. As a composer and sound artist, she operates in various configurations such as fixed media pieces, live electronics pieces, field recordings and soundwalks.
Marie holds a Bachelor and Master degree in Law and Political Science from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. After her Law studies, Marie studied Singing at the Conservatory Nadia and Lili Boulanger in Paris and at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague where she obtained her Bachelor degree in Singing in June 2010. Her research into the extended possibilities of the voice led her to continue her studies with a Master at the Institute of Sonology in The Hague where she researched about the combination of voice and electronics under the supervision of Richard Barrett, Kees Tazelaar and Paul Berg.
Marie is currently a research associate at the Institute of Sonology in The Hague. Her research interests include the confrontations between voice and electronics, music in words and languages, sound poetry, the (dis)embodiment of the voice.