Mexico City (MX), 18/04/88

Composer · Sound Designer

Diego studied music composition at the Centre for Research and Studies in Music (CIEM) and is currently studying a Masters in Music Composition at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). In 2020 he studied audio engineering at the Recording Workshop (Ohio, USA) and has also participated in courses and lessons in composition, music for film, electroacoustic music, acoustic ecology, audio mixing and mastering, video creation and philosophy. His music has been performed in Canada, Czech Republic, Argentina and Mexico, by ensambles such as Quatuor Molinari, Orquesta Juvenil Universitaria Eduardo Mata, Solistas Ensamble, Tempus Fugit, Cuarteto Arcano, amongst others. Several of his pieces have been awarded and presented in national and international competitions and festivals, such as Festival Vértice (CDMX), Festival El Aleph (CDMX), International Call for Mixed Media Pieces Mega Jury (Buenos Aires, AR), Samadis International Composition Competition 2016 (New York, US), Malta International Composition Competition 2015 (Valetta, MT), The Fifth International Composition Competition for String Quartet 2012 (Montreal, CA) and the Manuel Enriquez International Forum of New Music, (CDMX). Diego primarily works on music and sound design for audiovisual projects, some of which have been awarded and selected in national and international film festivals, such as International Film Festival Rotterdam, FICUNAM, Mar del Plata IFF, Morelia IFF, Guadalajara IFF, Guanajuato IFF, Cabos IFF, Riviera Maya IFF, amongst others. In 2018 he was selected for the intensive course in cinematographic refinement Talents Guadalajara. That same year he held the grant Arturo Márquez Extraordinary Fellowship in Composition, of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and in 2020 he was granted with the scholarship Beca Legacy Santander.

… rhyming and rhythming plastically with the highly sophisticated music-thickness almost knife cuttable of Diego Lozano … – Jorge Ayala Blanco

His scores are published by Periferia Music of United Music & Media Publishers: ummpstore

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