Electroacoustic Studies Vol. I

(2016-2022) The pieces that comprise this compilation were composed using diverse electroacoustic, electronic music and audio effects and tools such as additive synthesis, ring modulation, granulation, harmonization, resonators, sampling, amongst others. The main purpose was to learn how some of these devices work and how I can integrate them in my creative process, as well […]


(2019) sound installation Commissioned by the Coordination of Cultural Diffusion of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) program note: The piece was composed by processing recorded sounds from the stainless steel sculpture Espacio Presencia created by artist Luciano Matus, with diverse electroacoustic techniques and resources. Different devices and utensils were used to obtain the […]


(2018) for orchestra Commissioned by and composed during the Arturo Márquez Extraordinary Fellowship in Music Composition 2018, of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), and premiered at Sala Nezahualcóyotl (UNAM), Mexico City (MX). program note: The piece was inspired by the myth of the “Stultifera Navis” and the homonymous chapter of Michel Foucault’s “Madness […]

Algo pasa que no pasa nada

(2018) for chamber orchestra, electric guitar & electronics Commissioned by and composed during the Arturo Márquez Extraordinary Fellowship in Music Composition 2018, of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), and premiered at the University Museum of Contemporary Art (MUAC), in commemoration for the 50 years of the student movement in Mexico and the Tlatelolco […]


(2018) for tenor sax & electronics programe note: A “carrack” was a large sailing ship used for trans-altantic slave trade. And in Spanish, “carraca”, also means “noisemaker”. The piece is meant to evoke the imaginary journey of an African slave, captured by European conquistadors, and brought to America in one of these large vessels. In […]

A través de las máquinas

(2018) for alto sax & electronics Improvisation for alto saxophone and live electronics aired 17/08/18 on www.radionopal.com (CDMX). “A través de las máquinas” means “through the machines”. alto sax: Jorge Hoyo live electronics: Diego Lozano


(2017) for electric guitar program note: Meaning of “scope”: a) Space or opportunity for unhampered motion, activity, or thought. b) To look at or over; examine. c) Extent, limit or range of view, outlook, etc. The concept of this work is to express freely associated thoughts and feelings with sound and image, and to reflect […]

Detach Return

(2017) for two guitars Commissioned by Jaime Márquez Diez-Canedo. program note: The piece, initially inspired by the concept of the eternal return, is also based on the following dualistic ideas: unity and division; being and the thought of being; the interpretation of life and the experience of life itself; the construction of the self and […]


(2016) for guitar & tape program note: The piece is based on three fundamental concepts integrated in the title: 1) Cáscara: a word in spanish which means “shell” or “skin”. 2) Cascar, from the etymology of cáscara, means to “hit”, “thump” or “break”. 3) Cáscara or cascarita: in Mexican slang means a “pick up game”. […]


(2012) for string quartet program note: Musikphantome is a term used by Christoph Ruths, and can be translated as “ghosts of music”. The initial idea for the piece was to transfigure from psychic imagery to a musical language a recollection of memories which involuntarily kept appearing in my mind. These “ghosts” manifested themselves in groups […]


(2011) for mixed choir program note: The piece is based on the idea of recreating a trajectory through a tianguis (market place) in Mexico City. During one of my walks through one of these popular markets, I ready myself to listen, analyze, study and record some of the audible elements that form part of the […]

Effugi Effugiturus

(2010) for chamber ensemble program note: The piece is inspired by the epilogue of “The baron in the trees” by Italo Calvino. premiere: 03/25/11, Tempus Fugit (dir. Christian Gohmer), Anáhuac University, Mexico State, (MX) other concerts: 30/09/11, Manuel M. Ponce Hall, Palace for the Fine Arts, Mexico City (MX); 09/10/11, Theatre for the Arts, National […]