Mexico City, 1988 | Film and concert music composer and sound designer
Diego studied music at the Centre for Research and Studies in Music (CIEM) and later studied a Masters degree in music composition at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He has also participated in courses in composition, music for film, electroacoustic music, acoustic ecology, audio mixing and mastering, video creation and philosophy. In 2020 he studied audio engineering at the Recording Workshop (Ohio, USA) with the support of the Beca Legacy Santander scholarship. In 2018 he was selected for the cinematographic refinement gathering Talents Guadalajara and that same year he was granted with the Arturo Márquez Extraordinary Fellowship in Composition (UNAM). His music has been performed in Mexico, Argentina, Canada, Germany and Czech Republic, by ensambles such as Molinari Quartet, OJUEM, Tempus Fugit, amongst others, and has been awarded and presented in several national and international competitions and festivals, such as Vértice (MX), Foro Internacional de Música Nueva Manuel Enriquez (MX), Vancouver New Music (CA), Molinari Quartet’s Fifth International Composition Competition (CA), International Call for Mixed Media Pieces Mega Jury (AR), SAMADIS International Composition Competition (US), amongst others.
He primarily makes music and sound for audiovisual media and cinematographic projects, some of which have been awarded and selected in national and international film festivals, such as Semaine de la Critique Cannes, International Film Festival Rotterdam, FID Marseille, Mar del Plata IFF, FICUNAM, Black Canvas Contemporary Film Festival, Morelia IFF, Guadalajara IFF, Guanajuato IFF, Cabos IFF, Riviera Maya IFF, Festival del Puerto, Shorts Mexico, amongst others. His scores are published by Periferia Music of United Music & Media Publishers: ummpstore.