Biography

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Improvisation and Music Theory Professor at Conservatorio Superior de Música de Málaga; Creative Content Manager at appliedharmony.com; PhD at the University of Granada. University Lecturer of the Patrimonio Musical Interuniversity Master Degree (UGR-UNIA-University of Oviedo) and board member and co-founder of the Sociedad de Análisis y Teoría Musical (Satmus)

His PhD dissertation, which analyzes the harmony in interdisciplinary projects focused on the Spanish cinema of the nineties, received the 2017 Musicology Award granted by the Spanish Musicological Society (SEdeM) . This research also achieved an International Mention thanks to his time spent overseas at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey (USA).

His work encompasses all levels of teaching at Conservatoires and he has managed several Composition Departments and Schools of Music. As a composer, he has achieved international awards for his film scores. He is also musical adviser and composer for the Research Group on Digital Audio Engineering Department of Electronics and Communications at the University of Zaragoza since 2003.

Author of the book La armonía en las bandas sonoras del cine español de los noventa, nominated for the ASECAN 2019 Awards, he is currently one of the most respected Spanish scholars in the study of harmony in popular music and interdisciplinary projects. His work is predominantly published in peer-reviewed journals and he has been invited to talk by prestigious national and international institutions and universities.

 

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