Mexico City (MX), 18/04/88
Composer · Sound Designer
Diego studied music composition at the Centre for Research and Studies in Music (CIEM) with Victor Rasgado and Enrico Chapela, and in 2020 he studied audio engineering at the Recording Workshop (Ohio, USA). He has 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 (MX), Festival El Aleph (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). Diego primarily works on music and sound design for films, 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 to participate in Talents Guadalajara 2018, an intensive course in cinematographic refinement. 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