Biography

Born in 1977 in Valencia, Spain. He studied piano with Bartomeu Jaume and composition with Ramón Ramos at the Superior Conservatory of Valencia. He has attended several courses in Spain and France with the composers José Manuel López López, Mauricio Sotelo, Óscar Strasnoy, Phillippe Hurel, Unsuk Chin, César Camarero, Jesús Rueda, Leonardo Balada, José Mª Sánchez-Verdú, Alberto Posadas, etc.. In 2013 he has been accepted as guest investigator by the National Superior Conservatory of Paris for developping his PhD, and there he attended composition classes of Gérard Pesson. Finally he studied Computer-Assisted Composition with José Manuel López López at Paris 8 University.

He has been awarded with the First Price at the XXII Competition of Young Composers of  Fundación Autor-CNDM, and the Plural Ensemble young composers prize 2011 .

His works have been interpreted by the Grup Instrumental de València, Ensemble Espai Sonor, Ensemble d’Arts, Valencia Regional Government Chorus, Valencia Regional Government Youth Orchestra, Smash Ensemble, Plural Ensemble, Ensemble l’Itinéraire, Orchestre Nationale de Lorraine, Ensemble Orchestrutopica, etc.; in auditoriums such as the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, Palau de la Música de Valencia, Auditorio 400 del Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Auditori de Barcelona, Fundación BBVA en Bilbao, Auditorio de Zaragoza, Arsenal de Metz; and in music festivals like Ensems, Festival de Música Contemporánea de Alicante, Mostra Sonora de Sueca, Festival Acanthes (Metz) and Festival Gare du Nord (Basel).

Among the commisioned compositions are specially relevant the works written for the of the Valencia Regional Government Youth Orchestra, including the opera Noches blancas premiered at the Palau de les Arts in concert version, a composition for the XXV anniversary of the Valencia Regional Government Chorus, one of the pieces to be interpreted in the XV Internacional Piano Competition “José Iturbi”, and a France Musique commission for a work to be recorded by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France for the radio broadcast Alla Breve. He has also attended other commisions from the Grup Instrumental de València and the Mostra Sonora de Sueca .

He has taught Counterpoint and Musical analysis at the superior conservatories of Valencia and Castellón.