MARIA CONTERNO - Sound Engineer


  • Birthdate: 07/01/1982
  • Nationality: Italian
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  • Driving licence: B
BIO I have worked ten years as a university teacher and researcher, in the US, France, Lebanon, and Belgium. Until, one fine day, I fell in love with sound and everything audio.
EXPERIENCE WITH LIVE SOUND June 2022-present: Sound Technician and Planning, Flagey
January-July 2022: Conference Technician, European Parliament
2019-present: Freelance Live Sound Technician, La Monnaie - Ancienne Belgique - The Music Village - AV Inspire
January-March/September-October 2020: Sound Technician (internship), Ancienne Belgique
August 2019: Assistant Live and Broadcast (internship), Q-Music Radio
July 2019: Conference Technician (live and streaming), LaRégie TV
April 2019: Live Sound and Streaming Technician (internship), LaRégie TV / Bozar (BIFF Festival)
2020-present: Freelance Podcast Producer (recording, editing, mixing) for WeTellStories, La Monnaie, IEH Delft, BeWiSe
2020-present: Independent Audio Producer (
FIELD RECORDING Ear Witness: personal field recording project on SoundCloud Contributor to Field Recordist for the Swiss project MassFiles
EDUCATION 2021: Training as 'Reference person for amplified sound'(Bruxelles Environnement) 2007-2011: Doctorat en Histoire, Université de Florence 2004-2007: MA in Religious Studies, University of Venice Ca’ Foscari 2001-2004: BA in Classics, University of Padua


  • ProTools, Logic, Reaper, IzotopeRX
  • It Networks: Dante Certificate Level 3
  • Microsoft- and Mac-based softwares
  • Digital and analogue consoles
  • ENG et Field Recording


  • Italian: native speaker
  • French: bilingual
  • English: C2 (Cambridge Proficiency)
  • Dutch: C1 (fluent)