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Carlos Iturralde
Carlos Iturralde

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March 2002

Carlos  Iturralde  

guitar

His work, that includes, instrumental, electronic, improvised and interdisciplinary pieces, is a magnifying glass that provides a new context for every day life happenings and sound objects, it is inspired in impossibility and has won awards like Impuls (Austria), and has been performed in Europe and Mexico and South America by ensembles such as de Ereprijs, Klang, Klangforum Wien , Modelo 62, Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, Nieuw Ensemble and Vortex among others


He began his musical studies as a self-taught musician. Later, he studied classical guitar and composition privately, as well as at several institutions in Mexico City, where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in composition from the Musical Studies and Research Centre under the wing of Victor Rasgado. After graduating, he first continued studying composition in Querétaro, Mexico with Ignacio Baca Lobera, and later at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, Holland, where thanks to a scholarship from the Mexican Fund for Culture and Arts, he specialized in sonology and obtained a master in composition, having Richard Ayres, Clarence Barlow, Paul Berg, Gilus van Bergeijk among others as main teachers.

Since 2007 he is  based in Mexico City, where he recently earned  the “Jovenes Creadores” grant from the Mexican Fund for Culture and Arts . Upcoming projects include a residency in N.Y., Chicago and San Diego with the ICE ensemble.

http://www.carlositurralde.com



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