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*1988, Mexico City (MX)


Studies

2014 - 2017
Master of Music in Composition with Wolfgang Rihm at the Hochschule für Musik (HfM) Karlsruhe (DE)
2012 - 2014
Bachelor of Music in Composition with Wolfgang Rihm at the HfM Karlsruhe (DE)
2008 - 2011
Composition studies with Alejandro Romero and José Luis Castillo at the Escuela Superior de Música of the National Institute of Fine Arts (INBA), Mexico City (MX)


Masterclasses

2021
Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik (AT)Composition Workshop with Quartetto Maurice and Clara Iannotta
2018
Lucerne Festival Academy (CH)Composer seminar with Wolfgang Rihm and Dieter Ammann
2017
Sound of Wander - Associazione per lo Studio e la Promozione della Musica Contemporanea, Milán (IT) Masterclass with Chaya Czernowin
2013, 2015
SWR EXPERIMENTALSTUDIO Academy matrix13/15, Freiburg (DE) Masterclasses with Mark André, Helmut Lachenmann, Brice Pauset and José María Sánchez-Verdú, a/o
2010, 2012, 2014
International Summer Course for New Music Darmstadt (DE) Masterclasses with Georges Aperghis, Pierluigi Billone, Brian Ferneyhough, Rebecca Saunders and Matthias Spahlinger, a/o


Awards

2022

First prize of the Kompositionspreis der Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart (DE) for the work Leve for guitar quartet


Grants / Residencies

2021 - 2022

Beca Jóvenes Creadores Grant of the Mexican National Fund for Culture and Arts (FONCA, MX)

INITIAL-Sonderstipendium Grant of the Berlin Academy of Arts (DE)

2018 - 2019
Jóvenes Creadores Grant, FONCA (MX)
2018
Prácticas de Vuelo, artist residency at the Mexican Center for Music and Sonic Arts (CMMAS) in Morelia (MX)
2017

Landesgraduiertenförderung grant of the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg (DE)

COMPOLAB, artist residency with ensembles Ars Nova and Proxima Centauri at the Abbaye Royale de Saint Jean d’Angély (FR)

2016
Wolfgang Rihm Stipendium of the Hoepfner-Siftung, Karlsruhe (DE)
2015
Afinidades Insospechadas, artist residency at the Centro de las Artes de San Agustín Etla (CaSa), Oaxaca (MX)
2014 - 2015
Jóvenes Creadores Grant, FONCA (MX)
2014
Student Scholarship financed by the DAAD and the HfM Karlsruhe’s Freundeskreis (DE)


Concerts / Festival Performances (selection)

2023

ECLAT, Stuttgart (DE)

2022

ReNEW - Riot Ensemble, Kings Place, London (UK)

MOONBREAKER 2121, Zeiss Major Planetarium Berlin (DE)

2021

Lucerne Festival Forward, KKL Lucerne (CH)

Bludenzer Tage Zeitgemäßer Musik, Bludenz (AT)

MOONBREAKER 2121, Online: moonbreaker.xyz; HfM Karlsruhe, HfM Berlin (DE)

ZeitGenuss Festival, Karlsruhe (DE)

2019

FONCA - Creación en Movimiento, Fotomuseo Cuatro Caminos, CDMX (MX)

2018

Festival Internacional Cervantino, Guanajuato (MX)

Lucerne Festival Academy, Lucerne (CH)

2017

FOCUS! Festival, Juilliard School, New York City (US)

Kunitachi College of Music - 90th Anniversary Concert Series, Tokyo (JP)

CONCERTLAB, Salle Aliénor d'Aquitaine, Saint Jean d'Angély / Theatre des 4 Saisons, Gradignan / Maison du Mexique, Paris (FR)

2016

Donaueschinger Musiktage - Next Generation Konzert, Erich-Kästner-Halle, Donaueschingen (DE)

Música e Arte, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela (ES)

CEPROMUSIC Concert Season, Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City (MX)

2015

SWR EXPERIMENTALSTUDIO Academy matrix15, Schloss Ebnet, Friburgo (DE)

Bilkent New Music Days, Bilkent Concert Hall, Ankara (TR)

VertixeVIGO15, Verbum Museum, Vigo (ES)

Düsseldorfer Gitarrenfestival, Schumann Saal, Düsseldorf (DE)

Do Audible, Ramón María Aller Museum, Lalín (ES)

Afinidades Insospechadas, CaSa, Oaxaca (MX)

ZeitGenuss Festival, HfM Karlsruhe (DE)

Nachtklänge: Neue Musik in der Insel, Badisches Staatstheater's Insel Theater, Karlsruhe (DE)

2014

International Summer Course for New Music Darmstadt - Workshop Concert, Kunsthalle Darmstadt (DE)

Música e Arte: Correspondencias Sonoras, CGAC, Santiago de Compostela (ES)

ZeitGenuss Festival, HfM Karlsruhe (DE)

Nachtklänge: Neue Musik in der Insel, Badisches Staatstheater's Insel Theater, Karlsruhe (DE)

2013

KlangStream, Composers Hall, Moscow (RU)

CEPROMUSIC Concert Season, Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City (MX)


Exhibitions

2016

Dúo - Collaboration with Rodrigo Hernández, T66 Kulturwerk, Friburgo (DE)

Fake it till you make it - Group exhibition, Ehrenhof Exhibition Hall, KIT Karlsruhe (DE)


Podcasts / Radio

2021

The Cave with Maribel Suárez Alonso & Nico Sauer, Nico Sauer's Ears of a Composer, Cashmere Radio (DE)

2020

MusikMusikMusik, Episode 6, Podcast by Bigger Space (DE)

2016

Donaueschinger Musiktage 2016, JetztMusik, SWR2 (DE)

His Master's Choice: Markus Hechtle, Studio Neue Musik, WDR3 (DE)

2015

Guest at Ana Lara's program Hacia una música nueva, Radio UNAM (MX)

Zimmer 205: die Kompositionsklassen Hechtle/Rihm, JetztMusik, SWR2 (DE)


Teaching

2019

Masterclass for composition students, Escuela Superior de Música del INBA, CDMX (MX)

5-Day-long composition workshop, Escuela Superior de Música Colegio San Juan s.XXI, Matamoros, Tamaulipas (MX)


Publications

2017
Feldlinien at Huun: Art/Thought from Mexico (vol.1), Editorial RM (MX)