Guatemala (1931 - 2012)
Jorge Sarmientos studied in the National Conservatory of his country, where he obtained a diploma of Maestro Specialized in piano, composition and Orchestral Conducting. He won several awards in composition...
Puerto Rico (1938)
In 1957 Rafael Aponte-Ledée obtained a scholarship from the government of Puerto Rico to continue musical studies in Spain. In October that same year he entered the Conservatorio de Música de Madrid...
Costa Rica (1965)
Eddie Mora | composer and conductor
Eddie Mora is the Artistic Director of the Heredia Symphony Orchestra. Three times nominated for the Latin Grammys as composer and conductor (2014,...
Corporate Member - President
(b. June 5, 1939, Mexico City). Mexican composer of mostly stage, orchestral, chamber, choral, vocal, and piano works that have been successfully performed throughout the Americas and in Europe; he is...
El Salvador (1954)
Salvadorean composer and conductor German Cáceres was born San Salvador on July 9, 1954. He began music training in San Salvador where he studied harmony, counterpoint and musical forms with Ion Cubicec...
Perú (1932 - 2010)
Pianist and composer, who studied in the Conservatorio Nacional de Musica de Lima (National Music Conservatory of Lima). He obtained a scholarship to study in the Hunter College of New York City and another...
Born in Havana on December 21, 1938. He studied music in the Conservatory Amadeo Roldan, in Havana, and later made his postgraduate education in composition at the Federico Chopin School in Warsaw, under...
Doctor en Historia de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, sede Medellín, Magíster en Estética y Especialista en Semiótica y Hermenéutica del arte de esa misma universidad, es también Licenciado en Educación...
Widely known as a composer and orchestra conductor, the Venezuelan Maestro Alfredo Rugeles was born in Washington D.C while his parents were working in the diplomatic service. He carried out his musical...
Composer and Conductor. Guido López-Gavilán has received awards in the most important composition competitions held in Cuba, such as the National Composition Competition, the Cuban Union of Writers and...
Celso Garrido-Lecca was born in Piura, Perú in 1926. Studied composition with professor Rodolfo Holzmann in the National Conservatory of Lima. In 1950, he traveled to Santiago, Chile to master his...
Director, compositor y pedagogo colombiano. Licenciado en música de la Universidad del Valle, realizó sus estudios bajo la dirección del maestro Léon J. Simar. Diploma de Dirección...
Venezuela (1938 - 2015)
Alfredo del Monaco was born in Caracas in 1.938. He studied piano and composition with Moisés Moleiro and Primo Casale in Venezuela and later at Columbia University where he received a Doctor of Musical...
Costa Rica (1959)
Costa Rican composer and guitarrist, Alejandro Cardona, studied composition with Luis Jorge González, Leon Kirchner, Ivan Tcherepnin and Curt Cacioppo. He graduated from Harvard University and has...
Pianist, researcher and lecturer in Spanish Literature, her origins are in Guanajuato City, Mexico.
She studied piano with Arnulfo Miramontes in Querétaro, with Gerhart Muench in Guanajuato and...
Bolivian Composer. He started his musical studies in Potosí, with Santiago Velásquez, and later with Father José Díaz Gainza. In 1958, he traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina, to study composition at the...
Fernando García studied composition and musicology with Juan Orrego-Salas, Carlos Botto, Juan Allende-Blin and Gustavo Becerra. He is currently Titular Professor of the Music Department of Universidad...
Venezuelan composer born in Caracas.
She studied under Alfredo del Mónaco (Caracas) and Vic Hoyland (England).
Izarra lives in Caracas where she teaches at Simón Bolívar University,...
Uruguay (1923 - 2002)
Héctor Alberto Tosar Errecart (Montevideo, Uruguay, 18 de julio de 1923 - Montevideo, Uruguay, 17 de enero de 2002) fue un pianista y músico clásico uruguayo. De los más notables...
Juan Piñera recibió sus primeras lecciones de piano de su hermana Ninfa María Piñera. Después de algún tiempo el continuó sus estudios de piano con los profesores cubanos César Pérez Sentenat y Silvio...
Through more than 200 works composed for a wide range of performance genres including interdisciplinary, site specific, and works with and without electronics for orchestra, choir, soloists, and a variety...
El Salvador (1955)
Diplomado de la Academia “Nitsuga Mangoré” de Cándido Morales, discípulo de Agustín Barrios Mangoré. Toma clases de composición con el Dr. German Cáceres-Buitrago....
Puerto Rico (1957)
Nació el 26 de febrero de 1957 en Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.
Comenzó su formación musical a la edad de nueve años en la Escuela Libre de Música de ese pueblo con don Ricardo Seguinot.
Panamá (1917 - 2009)
Roque Cordero was born in Panama, Republic of Panama, August 16, 1917. After studying in his own country, and founding what became the National Orchestra of Panama, he came to the USA with a nine-month...
Among the awards he has received is The Houston Symphony Orchestra Young Composer Competition with the piece “El Sombrerón”, 2016. The ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Award,...
Andrés Posada was born in Medellin, Colombia. He studied piano and theory at the Universidad de Antioquia and at the Escuela Superior de Música. He received his Bachelor and Master degrees...
Diana Arismendi (Caracas, 1.962) ha desarrollado a través de treinta años, una intensa carrera dedicada a la creación, la docencia y la gerencia cultural enfocada fundamentalmente...
Cergio Prudencio nació en La Paz, Bolivia, en 1955. Realizó estudios completos de dirección de orquesta y composición en la Universidad Católica Boliviana (1973-78), en los Cursos Latinoamericanos de Música...
Puerto Rico (1952)
Symphonic, solo, choral, chamber, theater and electronic music composer, Carlos Vázquez is of one the most outstanding Latin American contemporary composers coming from the Caribbean basin. Born...
Ricardo Dal Farra (b. Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1957) has been conducting activities in the merging fields of arts, sciences and new technologies for more than 25 years as composer, multimedia artist, educator,...
Cuba (1918 - 2009)
Harold Gramatges became involved in music in his native town Santiago de Cuba. Afterwards, he studied composition at Havana with Amadeo Roldán and José Ardévol; in the United States of America with Aarón...
Nació en La Habana, Cuba el 25 de octubre de 1918.
Inició sus estudios de música en el Conservatorio Iranzo: solfeo, piano, historia de la música, contrapunto, fuga, composición, orquestación y pedagogía,...
Composer, oboist and conductor, who completed violin studies with Maiques and Fabbri, oboe with Jean Louis Le Roux, conducting with Jean Martinon and composition with Enrique Casal Chapi in Montevideo;...
El Salvador (1976)
Musicologist born in Ecuador, she settled since 1962 in Havana, where she studied under Argeliers León, at Instituto Superior de Arte (Superior Art Institute).
Between 1980 and 1996 she worked in the...
Professor of composition, electronic music and XX Century Performance Practices at McGill University, Faculty of Music [since 1971] [retired] Director of the Electronic Music Studio, McGill University...
The Brazilian composer Marlos Nobre was born in Recife, Pernambuco, in February 18, 1939. He studied piano and music theory at the Conservatory of Music of Pernambuco (1948-1959), and Composition with...
Realizó sus primeros estudios musicales en clarinete y composición en el Conservatorio Nacional de Música en donde estudió con Mario Lavista y Francisco Garduño. En 1981 obtuvo su maestría en Teoría y...
Brasil (1922 - 2016)
Gilberto Mendes started his musical education in the Conservatorio de Santos (Santos Conservatory, Brazil), his native city, where he studied piano and harmony. He was practically autodidact in composition,...
COMPOSITOR Y DIRECTOR
Nace en 1962 en la ciudad de Valparaíso-Chile. Inicia sus estudios de música en la P. Universidad Católica de Valparaíso graduándose como Licenciado en Ciencias y Artes Musicales,...
República Dominicana (1979)
Darwin Aquino is a recognized Dominican conductor and composer seen internationally as one of the top rising Latin American artists, in both opera and symphonic fields. His inspired conducting and versatility...
Architect. Juan Orrego-Salas was formed as a musician at the Universidad de Chile (University of Chile), where he studied under the guidance of Pedro Humberto Allende and Domingo Santa Cruz. Later, he...