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Education

Diplomas

2017 - 2019 •  Paris Conservatory (CNSMDP) — Master's in composition 

2017 - 2018 •  IRCAM Cursus 

2014 - 2016 •  CRR de Boulogne-Billancourt — DEM in instrumental and electroacoustic music  

2013 - 2014 •  Schola Cantorum de ParisPremier prix in analysis 

2012 - 2013 •  Schola Cantorum de ParisPremier prix in orchestration 

2010 - 2012 •  École Normale de Musique de Paris Alfred Cortot — Diplôme supérieur de Composition  

2005 - 2010 •  Conservatoire de Musique du Porto Rico — Bachelors in Music composition — Summa Cum Laude

2007 - 2009 •  Puerto Rico Conservatory of music — "Minor" in classical piano 

 

Summer Festivals

 

2016 • Darmstadt Ferienkurse für Neue Musik — Individual lessons and workshops in composition with Beat Furrer, Brian Ferneyhough and Rebecca Saunders

 

2013 • IRCAM Manifest, Paris, FR

2010 • Primer Congreso Puertorriqueño de Creación Musical, San Juan, PR

2009 • Académie Musicalp, Lyon, FR — Composition lessons with Michel Merlet 

          • Puerto Rico chamber music festical

2008 • Académie International d’Été de Nice — Composition and analysis courses with Bernard de Crepy 

2007 • New York Summer Music Festival, Oneonta, NY (USA) — Composition and conducting courses 

2004 • Berkley in Puerto Rico — Jazz improvisation workshop

 

 

Other Certificates

2014 • International Baccalaureate — Certified teacher 

 

Honours & Awards 

2021 • Grand Prize, Ise-Shima Art Committee, Japan

• Alain Louvier Prize, 9th International Composition Competition of the City of Boulogne-Billancourt 

          • Martirano Award, University of Illinois, USA 

 

          • First prize at the International Electroacoustic Music Competition Iannis Xenakis, Greece 

2020  • First prize at the International Composition Competition “New Classics”, Russia

 

            • Honorable Mention at the Luigi Nono International Composition Competition, Italy 

 

2018 •  Meyer Foundation Laureate, France 

2017 •  Macari Lepeuve prize (sous l’égide de la Fondation de France)

2015 •  Semi-finalist at the Maurice Ravel International Composition Competition, Italy 

2011 •  Zalesky Foundation Laureate, France

2010  • Roberto I. Feldman Prize, Puerto Rico

          • Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music Composition Prize 

2009  • PROGRESA (Academic Excellence prize from the Puerto Rico Government) 

2008  • PROGRESA (Academic Excellence prize from the Puerto Rico Government)

           • Artist Prize from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music

           • Artist Prize from the Ponce Municipality, Puerto Rico

2007 • Artist Prize from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music

          • New York Summer Music Festival scholarship (USA)

Professional Experiences

Teaching 

2020 - 2021 • SAE Institute (in partnership with the University of Paris campus Gustave Eiffel), Aubervilliers, FR — Professor of computer assisted composition, harmony and direction artistique 

2018 - 2021 • Académie Inter Musicale de Paris  — Professor of piano and solfège 

Since 2013 • École Internationale Bilingue Victor Hugo, Paris, FR — Professor of International Baccalaureate and IGCSE : Ensure management of individual and group lessons (piano, analysis, écriture, composition, musical history and culture, Solfège, New Technologies), development of training plans to teach course content in accordance with the program, elaboration of the general musical curriculum, support for pupils and advice concerning their professional orientation, assessment of pupils' skills; accompanying pianist 

2016 • SAE Institute (in partnership with Middlesex University), Aubervilliers, FR — Professor of Musical Culture

2011 - 2013 • Allegro Musique, Paris, FR — Individual Piano lessons 

2007 - 2010 • Academia MusikArt, Porto-Rico — Music teacher — Ensuring the teaching of individual and group lessons (piano and solfège), development of the academy's curriculum

 

Conferences and Workshops

2021 • Puerto Rico Conservatory of music — Guest lecturer

2019 - … • Conservatoire du Mée-sur-Seine — Composer in Residence — Composing pedagogical pieces and animating workshops and conferences on 20th and 21st Century music (Due to the current health crisis, the workshops and the final concert are postponed for the 2021-2022 school year) 

2019 - 2020 • Lyon University, campus Saint-Etienne — Invited Composer — Animating computer music workshops, educational and artistic supervision

 

 

Pedagogical Experiences as a Composer

2021 •  Boulogne-Billancourt Conservatory, 9th International Composition Competition of the City of Boulogne-Billancourt  — piece for baroque ensemble

2019 - 2020 • GRAME Centre Nationale de création Musicale (in partnership with the Université de Lyon) — Piece for electronic devices with 6 interpreters

2019 • Conservatoire du Mée-sur-Seine — Composer in residence — Pedagogical pieces for guitar

2017 • Conservatoire de Garches, FR — Composer in residence — Various Pedagogical pieces

Experience as accompanying pianist and conductor

Since 2013 • École Internationale Bilingue, Paris — accompanying pianist (during final exams and student recordings) 

2021 • CRR Boulogne-Billancourt — Conductor (during the 9th International Composition Competition of the City of Boulogne-Billancourt) 

2019 • Ensemble Dai Contemporain, CNSMD Paris — conductor

2013 - 2017 • École Internationale Bilingue, Paris — Conductor and choir pianist  

2008 • Revive la Música, Porto Rico — Chamber orchestra conductor 

2008 - 2010 • Camerata Caribeña, Porto Rico — accompanying pianist 

Computer Music Softwares

• Mastered softwares :  Pro Tools, Max Msp, Sibelius, AudioSculpt and Sound Studio 

• Skills on : Logic Pro, Ableton Live, Reaper, Audacity, ModalLisp, MuseScore, Pure Data, Open Music… 

Langues 

Spanish • Mother tongue

English • Bilingual  

French • Advanced (Certificat Delf B.2)