Mexico City, MX
Diego studied music composition at the Centre for Research and Studies in Music (CIEM) with Victor Rasgado and Enrico Chapela and latter participated in courses in composition, music for film, electroacoustic music, acoustic ecology and philosophy. His music has been performed in Canada, Czech Republic, Argentina and Mexico, by musicians and 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 2019 (MX), 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, (Mexico City, MX). Besides concert music, Diego 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 FICUNAM, Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Morelia IFF, Guadalajara IFF, Guanajuato IFF, Cabos IFF, Riviera Maya IFF, amongst others. In 2018 he formed part of the intensive course in cinematographic refinement Talents Guadalajara 2018, specializing in sound design. That same year he held the grant Arturo Márquez Extraordinary Fellowship in Composition, of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
…rhyming and rhythming plastically with the highly sophisticated music-thickness almost knife cuttable of Diego Lozano…. – Jorge Ayala Blanco