Composer / Sound Designer
Mexico City, MX
Diego studied composition at the Centre for Research and Studies in Music (CIEM) with Victor Rasgado and Enrico Chapela, graduated by Trinity College London. He latter participated in courses in composition, music for film, electroacoustic music, acoustic ecology and philosophy, and formed part of the intensive course in cinematographic refinement Berlinale Talents Guadalajara 2018. His music has been performed in Canada, Czech Republic, Argentina and Mexico, by renown musicians and ensambles, such as Quatuor Molinari, Solistas Ensamble, Tempus Fugit, Cuarteto Arcano, Adrian Verdejo, amongst others, and has been awarded and selected in several competitions and festivals, such as the International Call for Mixed Media Pieces “Mega Jury” (Buenos Aires, AR), Samadis International Composition Competition 2016 (New York, US), Malta Internationa 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). Diego works primarily on music and sound design for films, 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 held the grant “Arturo Márquez Extraordinary Fellowship in Composition”.