Résumé

 

 Highlights only. Please advise if you require a full CV

ORCHESTRAS

 

  • South Lower California Philharmonic Orchestra, Music and Artistic Director. (Mexico)

  • Carlos Chavez National Youth Orchestra of El Sistema-Mexico (SNFM)

  • National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico

  • Querétaro Philharmonic (Mexico)

  • Toluca Philharmonic (Mexico)

  • State of Michoacán Symphony Orchestra (Mexico)

  • State of Puebla Symphony Orchestra (Mexico)

  • UNAM Philharmonic Orchestra (Mexico)

  • IPN Symphony Orchestra   (Mexico) 

  • University of Guanajuato Symphony Orchestra (Mexico)

  • Symphony Orchestra of the Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo (Mexico)

  • Fine Arts Chamber Orchestra (Mexico)

  • Mexico City Chamber Orchestra (Mexico)

  • Camerata of Querétaro Philharmonic (Mexico)

  • Toluca Chamber Orchestra (Mexico)

 

 

VENUES

 

  • Theater of the Palace of Fine Arts (Palacio de Bellas Artes), Mexico City

  • Blas Galindo Auditorium of the National Arts Center of Mexico

  • Philharmonic Hall Silvestre Revueltas of the Ollin Yolitzli Cultural Center, Mexico City

  • Nezahualcoyotl Hall, Mexico City

  • Auditorium Alejo Peralta of the Jaime Torres Bodet Cultural Center, Mexico City

  • Auditorium Gota de Plata, Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico

  • Principal Theater, Guanajuato, Mexico

  • Republic Theater, Queretaro, Mexico

  • Auditorium Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez, Queretaro, Mexico

  • Melchor Ocampo Theater, Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico

  • City Theater of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico

  • Pabellón Cultural de la República, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico

  • Museo de Arte San Pablo, Puebla, Mexico

  • Museo Modelo de Ciencias e Industria, Toluca, Mexico

 

 

CONDUCTING ACTIVITIES

 

2015

Full house performance with standing ovations conducting the presentation concert of the South Lower California Philharmonic Orchestra project in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

 

2014

Applauded retour as guest conductor to Guanajuato Symphony (it is the orchestra of the federal state of Guanajuato, as resident professional ensemble with the University of Guanajuato), Mexico.

 

2014

Conducting debut with the Mexico City Chamber Orchestra at the Lebanese Center of Mexico City. 

 

2013

Acclaimed return to conduct the Instituto Politecnico Nacional Symphony Orchestra in a thrilling Halloween - Day of the Death celebration. The performance was broadcasted live across Mexico through local television affiliates, cable television, and free-to-air satellite through Once TV México – XEIPN – the Mexican educational broadcast television network.

 

2013

Return to conduct Toluca Philharmonic Orchestra at the Modelo Museum of Science and Industry, Toluca, State of México.

 

2013

Return to conduct the Carlos Chávez Youth Symphony Orchestra in a couple of full house Family concerts at the Blas Galindo Auditorium from the National Arts Center of Mexico (The CCYSO is the flagship ensemble from El Sistema México-SNFM).

 

2013

Return to conduct the Instituto Politecnico Nacional Symphony Orchestra in a Wagner Gala. The performance was broadcasted live across Mexico through local television affiliates, cable television, and free-to-air satellite through Once TV México – XEIPN- the Mexican educational broadcast television network.

 

2012

Conducting debut with the Symphony Orchestra of the State of Puebla (Mex), at the San Pedro Museum of Vice-regal Art.

 

2012

Conducted the Carlos Chávez Youth Symphony Orchestra (CCYSO) at the world premiere of “Devotion” by British multi-platinum and multi-award winner (Ivor Novello Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA and American Film Institute) Michael Nyman.

 

2012

Conducted the CCYSO at the National Museum of Anthropology and at the National Arts Center of México. DanceWorks Chicago partnered with the Carlos Chavez Youth Orchestra, bringing dance and music artists together through collaboration in the presentation of Magical Movements, originally presented with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

 

2012

Full house performance, conducting debut with the Toluca Philharmonic at the Modelo Museum of Science and Industry, Toluca, State of México.

 

2012

Acclaimed tour to Los Cabos and La Paz, Baja California Sur, conducting the CCYSO with standing ovations. http://www.conaculta.gob.mx/sala_prensa_detalle.php?id=21755

 

2012

Full house performance conducting the CCYSO at the Blas Galindo Hall of the National Arts Center of México, México D.F.

 

2011

Successful guest conducting debut with the Symphony Orchestra of the University of Guanajuato.

 

 

EDUCATION

                                  

2002    Doctor of Musical Arts in Orchestra Conducting. University of Missouri-Kansas City, United States

 

1992    Graduate Diploma on the Management of Cultural Organizations. HEC Montréal/University of Montreal, Canada

 

1986    Orchestra Conducting Diploma. Conservatorium Maastricht (Hogeschool Zuyd), The Netherlands

 

1982    Orchestra conducting and composition. National Conservatory of Music, Mexico

 

 

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

 

  • Coordinator of Research and Music documentation at El Sistema Mexico (SNFM)

  • Director of the Bachelor Degree in Orchestral Performance of the School-Orchestra “Carlos Chávez” of El Sistema Mexico (SNFM) / Coordinator of Artistic Development

  • National Coordinator of Children and Youth Concert Bands at El Sistema Mexico (SNFM)

  • National Coordinator of Music Documentation at El Sistema Mexico (SNFM)

  • National Coordinator of Children and Youth Orchestras at El Sistema Mexico (SNFM)

  • Deputy National Coordinator of Music and Opera at the National Institute of Fine Arts of Mexico

 

 

SELECTED ADDITIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS 

 

Author

 

José Pablo Moncayo: Mexico's Musical Crest. Cologne: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2009.

 

Researcher

 

Drawing Near the World at the Dawn of the Third Millennium: Arts Management Training in Mexico During the Administration of President Vicente Fox (2000-2006). Paper presented at the 9th International Conference on Arts & Cultural Management organized by the International Association of Arts and Cultural Management and the University of Valencia. Valencia, July 11, 2007.

 

A Search for a vision about the Mexican Symphony Orchestra of the Twentieth First Century: International Realities and National Aspirations. (Paper presented at the International Performing Arts Colloquium México: Gateway of the Americas. México, D.F., 13 June 2003).

 

Speaker

 

Keynote speeches, Guadalajara and Puebla (Mexico), on the subject of Mexican composer José Pablo Moncayo 100 years of birth, 2012.

 

Juror

 

Academic Grants Fulbright-Garcia Robles (Mexico-United States Commission). 2001-2007

 

National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT) and the Presidency of Mexico evaluation panel for the doctoral programs in music of the National Autonomous University-National School of Music 2013.