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Francisco Castillo Trigueros
Born: December 7, 1983
Current Location: Chicago, Il
Francisco Castillo Trigueros (b. 1983) is a composer of contemporary chamber, orchestral and electronic music from Mexico City currently residing in Chicago. He has received numerous distinctions such as the BMI Student Composer Award, an honorable mention in the 2011 Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, and several nominations for the Gaudeamus Music Week Prize in The Netherlands.
His mentors and teachers include Augusta Read Thomas, Shulamit Ran, Kotoka Susuki, Howard Sandroff at the University of Chicago; Theo Loevendie, Richard Ayres, Fabio Nieder at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam; Shih-Hui Chen, Kurt Stallman, Pierre Jalbert at Rice University; and Haruko Shimizu and Jose Tavarez in Mexico City.
Francisco is currently pursuing a Ph. D at the University of Chicago and is part of the composition faculty at the New Music School of Chicago.
Music & Photograph © 2012 Francisco Castillo Trigueros
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