Rodrigo Espino

Rodrigo Espino (1990) studied the Bachelor in Music Composition (2011 – 2015) in the National Autonomous University of Mexico (U.N.A.M), where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and received the Medal of Honor “Gabino Barreda”. His main teacher was Dr. Manuel Rocha Iturbide. He also took part in Julio Estrada´s Musical Creation Laboratory. He studied composition privately with Germán Romero from 2013 to 2018.

Nowadays, he is one of the founding members and co-producers from Vorágines Collective. Project which main goal is to create alternate spaces for creation, exhibition and contemporary music appreciation.

He has attended several workshops and master classes with composers and ensembles like Marcelo Toledo, Peter Ablinger, Samuel Cedillo, Dror Feiler, JoséLuis Hurtado, Fabian Panisello, Javier Torres Maldonado, Dominic Murcott, Alexander Schubert, Jos Zwaanenburg, Daniele Roccato, Víctor Rasgado, Eva Zöllner, ensamble Sillages (France) and Taller Sonoro (Spain).

His works have been premiered in different music festivals like the 45 International Cervantine Festival in Guanajuato, the 22th Eduardo Mata Festival in Oaxaca, etc. His works have been played by Mexico´s leading ensembles like Tambuco Percussion Ensemble, Low Frecuency Trio, Alejandro Escuer, among others. In 2018 he was elected to participate in the Third International Cycle of Music “Laberintos Sonoros”. In 2017 he was awarded with the Program Support for Young Composers “Prácticas de Vuelo 2017”, given by the Mexican Center for the Music and Sound Arts (CMMAS).