Pedro Castillo Lara

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Professional skills:

  • Music composition and multimedia
  • Art Direction for choirs, small ensembles and orchestra.
  •  Art direction and production for audio recording, edition, mix and mastering.
  • Logistics organization of cultural events, conferences, concerts and exhibitions.
  • Management and techniques of object-oriented programmation, sound engineering and multimedia for multidisciplinary projects.
  • Administration and management financial resources for audiovisual material.
  • Score design, production and edition.
  • Strategy Implementation for design and integration of cultural products (video, art installations, music concerts, exhibitions and cultural events).

 

 


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Work Experience:

  • 2014 Director of the "International Electroacoustic Music festival MUSLAB www.muslab.org
  • 2014 February-April computer music professor in the department of continuing education at the Autonomous University of Mexico Xochimilco campus.
  • 2013 Professor for the Bureau des Department of training, youth and culture of the Canton of Vaud. Switzerland.
  • 2013 Project Manager of the association CaminArt WWW.CAMINART.ORG Workshops, tutoring and virtual and advice.
  • 2010-2012 Professor in "musical awakening" in the Academy of Créteil – for the French education services.
  •  10 March 2010 - Presentation at the conference "Instrumental and digital models gestural interaction and electroacoustic sound and production," the University of Rennes 2.
  •  2009-2011 Choral director of the cultural association Tochtli. Songs and music world

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Work Experience:

  •   2009 - 2011 Choral director of the choir Nouvelles Voix de Paris. Gregorian chant, polyphonic sacred music.
  •  2009-2012. Teacher school at the “Acadomia”.  Tutoring Enterprise (computer music , choral singing, guitar ad music initiation.
  • 2008 – present, Director and Creator of the cultural association “Tochtli”.
    www.tochtli.org

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Studies:

To date - PhD in Aesthetics Arts specialty Computer Music at the Centre de Recherche Informatique et création musicale and  L’École doctorale Esthétique, sciences et technologies des arts (ÉDESTA) dans l’Université Paris VIII University of Paris VIII. Problem: " Technologic music space transformations”

2006-2009 Specialization courses of instrumental and electroacoustic composition by Philippe Leroux at Le Blanc Mesnil’s Conservatory in France.

2005-2006 - Master 2 Computer music Composition Paris VIII University :

• Master 2 Subject, "Problematic practice of matching between dance music and multimedia arts.        
“Approach Software" under the direction of Horacio Vaggione.

2003-2005 Master Computer music Composition Paris VIII University :

• Subject: Personal approximation  to the electro-acoustic music across  Tochtli’s software: under the direction of Horacio Vaggione.


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Studies:     

  • 2003 Course “ The music in the late XX century” given by the composer  François Bayle.

    2002-2003 Specialization Course in Composition and Orchestration musical analysis. At Sevran’s Music and Dance Conservatory, by the composers  Allain Gaussin and Vincent Leclair.

     

    At the university and the conservatories he had taken courses with the professors: Horacio Vaggione, José Manuel López López, Mario Mary, Ivanka Stoianova, Martin Laliberté, Anne Sedes, Gillaume Loizillon, Allain Gaussin and Vincent Leclair he also attended conferences outsourced by Tristan Murail Salvatore Sciarrino, Agostino Di Scipio, Pascal Dusapin.

 

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Studies:       

  • 1992-2001 Studies taken at the Music and art intitute Cardenal Miranda "Subsidiary of the Pontificio Instituto di Roma"http://www.musicam.com.mx/

    • 1996-2001 License and specialization in composition with the composers Juan Trigos (September 1997 - June 2000) and Victor Rasgado (September 2000 - June 2003)
    • 1996-2001 License and specialization, Musicology and sacred music, specialtization in gregorian chant classical polyphony.
    • 1996-2001 Specialization Course, Choral Conducting with the conductor Xavier Gonzales Texcucano.

    1995-1998 • An active participation in the Choirs seminars " La Formación del Coro De Niños" organized by the "International Society for Children Choral and Performing Arts» in Mexico city.

    • 1992-1996 Musical bachelor

 

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Other courses and artistic residencies

  • 2009.  From 3 to 13 February 2009. El 2o. Festival danza y medios Electrónicos (FEDAME) Dance and interactivity. Isadora software, performative installation. Given by the Dr. Ivani Santana, artistic coordinator of the Research Group in Technology-poetic Dance (GP Poetry) from the University of San Salvador de Bahia Brazil. Given at the Centro de las Artes Mexico City.
    http://cmm.cenart.gob.mx/cursos/anteriores.html
  • 2007 - participation as active composer and scholar in the summer residences of "Acanthes" at Luxemburg, under the direction of Peter Eötvös, Claude Lenners and  Zsolt Nagy.
  • 1995 "La Muisca de fin de milenio" course of orchestral conducting and composition imparted  by the composer and director Aldo BRITZIN at the "Escuela Nacional de Musica de la UNAM" (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico).

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Musical instruments

  • Sing
    (1992-1996) Singing lessons with the opera singers Rosita Rodriguez and Jorge Alejandro Suarez.
  • Guitar
    (1992 - 1997) Guitar Lessons at the "Estudio de Arte Guitarristico" and the Instituto de Música y Arte Cardenal Miranda, with professors Guillermo Gonzalez and Guillermo Flores Méndez.

Skills in software

  • Programming: Max msp, jiter, Pure Data
  • Audio: Pro Tools, Cubase, Digital Performer, Audio sculpt, Diphone Studio 4.1, Sound Hack, Reason, Live.
  • Video: Final Cut, Compressor, DVD Studio Pro, Adobe first.
  • Design: Fireworks, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesigne Corel Draw, Corel Photo Paint
  • Office: Word, Excel, and Power point