He started his musical studies at A. Casella Conservatoire of L’Aquila (Italy) in 2007, where he gained knowledge about contemporary composition, electroacoustic, acoustics, psychoacoustics, signal processing, sound design, music history and multimedia application. In the meantime, he has been working from 2009 until 2013 at the CRM - Centro Ricerche Musicali di Roma as artistic, informatics and technical assistant. He completed his undergraduate studies in 2013 with a thesis regarding the use and development of an application for the Tangible User Interface Metis.
Balandino's current research is focused on mapping gestures enacted along music into sound spatialisation parameters, specifically in beatboxing performance.
Balandino's research interests are:
- Human Computer Interaction
- Interaction Design
- Audio Signal Elaboration
- Musical Performance
- Virtual Realities