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Jesuit Education:
1964-1968 .  Bachelor of Arts. Instituto de Literatura. Puente Grande Jalisco. Mexico. 
1968-1972.  Masters in Philosophy. Instituto Libre de Fiosofía. Mexico. 

Music Albums Mexico
1970 .  Soy Tan Solo Viento. Group La Fauna. 
1971..  Misa Brilla El Sol (Lyrics)


Original Music for Theatre & Educational Projects:
2017.  Music for dance groups in DanceFest 2017. Windsor, Ontario. Canada
2016.  Music for the PLAY! A Symposium (World Festival of Children’s Theate 2016) special project “A Global Invitation” video

2016. Letra en español para el himno  del World Festival of Children's Theatre
2012.  Music for the COMPAÑIA NACIONAL DE TEATRO (National Theatre Company, Mexico city) para la bra "EL CIRCULO DE TIZA". Director: Luis de Tavira. Música instrumental y canciones (Intstrumental music and songs)
2011.  The Royal Botanical Gardens, Hamilton, ON.  As part of the community educational outreach for the exhibit, Wild Music, my music was used as the basis for a series of family-oriented.
2011.  Academic Research Project.  With Brock University Professor, Dr. Barbra Zupan, as Principal Investigator, 4th year Honors Linguistics students are conducting a research project entitled: The Effects of Music on Perception of Emotion in Text.
2010. PIERROT LUMINAIRE -musical theatre-(Lou Campbell) Mississippi. USA (Bellheaven College) (2010)
2010. REFLEJOS (Isa Aguilar) Mexico -music for poetry- CD
2010. EFTO ARTS (visual arts, drama and dance) (Toronto, Canada)
2009. I CAN DANCE, by Hanna Beach (Ottawa,Canada) (CD-choreography)
2008. EFTO ARTS (visual arts, drama and dance) (Toronto, Canada)


ORIGINAL MUSIC FOR THEATRE PLAYS IN MEXICO (1972-1982)
EL CIRCULO DE TIZA (Brecht) Luis de Tavira Director. COMPAÑIA NACIONAL DE TEATRO.
EL CICLOPE, LA SIRENA Y EL ARCO. Based on Homer’s THE ODYSSEY. Theatres: Teatro de la Ciudad and El Galeon, Mexico City.
SEPTIMO, NO ROBARAS TANTO by Dario Fo.Theatre: Centro de Teatro, Mexico City.
LA MADRUGADA. Film version. Represented Mexico at the Lille, France Experimental Film Festival.
ROJO Y PARDO (Auspices of the Bulgarian Embassy in Mexico City). Theatre: Juan Ruiz de Alarcon, Mexico City.
LA SOMBRA DEL CAUDILLO by Martin Luis Guzman. Theatre: Juan Ruiz de Alarcon, Mexico City.
LOS VERANEANTES by Maxim Gorki. Theatre: Centro de Teatro, Mexico City.
LA MADRUGADA by Juan Tovar. Theatre: Juan Ruiz de Alarcon, Mexico City.
LA HONESTA PERSONA DE SECHUAN by Bertold Brecht. Theatres: La Ciudadela and Juan Ruiz de Alarcon,  Mexico City.
LA APOSTASIA by Luisa Josefina Hernandez. Instituto Libre de Filosofia, Mexico City.


ORIGINAL MUSIC FOR THEATRE PLAYS IN CANADA (Brock Universtity) (1982-2011)
WOYZECK, by Georg Buchner.
HEDDA 2. Adapted from HEDDA GABLER by Henrik Ibsen.
INUK AND THE SUN by Henry Beissel.
STAGE DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES, based on 2 one-act plays.
ON THE EDGE, adapted from writings by Leila Lustig and Shirley Barrie.
THE INSECT PLAY by Karl and Josef Kapek, adapted by Stephen Johnston.
THE CONFERENCE OF THE BIRDS adapted by Peter Brook and Jean-Claude Carriere.
ANTIGONE by Jean Cocteau.
THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE by Berthold Brecht.
INSIDE OUT, based on the poem THE FOUR LITTLE GIRLS by Pablo Picasso.
BLOOD RELATIONS by Sharon Pollack.
PEER GYNT by Ibsen.
THE SORROWFUL CANADIANS, based on poems by Wilfred Watson.
TORONTOPOLIS. Movement/image production based on WOYZECK by Georg Buchner.
WHO IS WILFRED WATSON? Based on poems by Wilfred Watson.
HANDCUFFS by James Reaney.


International Festivals:
2003. Music for the International SIFE competition in Amsterdam, Holland (work with the Canadian team CITG)
1982. Berlin, Germany. Festival Horizonte ‘82. Latin American Arts Festival. "El General Madruga."
1982. Amsterdam, Holland International Festival. EL GENERAL MADRUGA.
1982. Zurich, Switzerland. Summer Theatre Festival. EL GENERAL MADRUGA.
1981. Lille, France. Experimental Film Festival. Film version of the play, LA MADRUGADA.
1979. Guanajuato, Mexico. International Cervantine Festival. EL GENERAL MADRUGA.
1978. Guanajuato, Mexico. The International Cervantine Festival. LA HONESTA PERSONA DE SECHUAN.
1973. San Francisco California, USA. Jesuit International Artists’ Conference. (Original songs).


Premios / Music Awards:
2007. Unisong USA songwriting contest. Finalist with the song "Rodando" (non-English category)
2007. "Multiculturalism in the Arts Award" from the City of St. Catharines. Ontario. Canada .
2006. "Unisong International Songwritting Contest (USA)" Finalist (World Category) with the song "Cantando Pasan la Vida"
2006. The John Lennon Songwriting Contest (NY). Finalist (Latin Music style) with the song “Caballito Blanco”
2006. ISC (International Songwriting Competition. Nashville, USA) .Finalist (World Music style) with the song “Caballito Blanco”
2001. Finalist Award: New York American Educational Video Festival. Wrote original music for the Toronto District School Board’s DANCE IN EDUCATION: SYMPHONY PICTURES (with choreography by Danny Grossman) Video Project
1980. The Mexican Association of Theatre Critics’ Award (Silvestre Revueltas Award) for Best Original Music for Theatre for LA SOMBRA DEL CAUDILLO. Luis de Tavira: Director (Mexico City).
1978 The Mexican Association of Theatre Critics’ Award (Silvestre Revueltas Award) for Best Original Music for Theatre for LA HONESTA PERSONA DE SECHUAN. Luis de Tavira: director (Mexico City).


CD Album, Canada.:
2011. La Serpiente.
2006. Flamenco Canadiense
2004. Hijo Prodigo
2003 Ida y Vuelta
1982. La Honesta Persona de Sechuan (Mexico)
1973 Brilla el Sol (La Fauna) (Mexico)
1972. Soy tan solo Viento (La Fauna) (Mexico)


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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOUND EFFECTS
VOL. 1. NATURE SOUNDS
VOL. 2. HOUSE EFFECTS
VOL.3. SCI-FI

--LIBRARY OF ATMOSPHERES
STATES OF THE SOUL VOL.1
STATES OF THE SOUL VOL.2
KALEIDOSCOPE VOL.1
KALEIDOSCOPE VOL.2
KINETICO!
HIEROGLYPHICS
SENSATIONS
COLORS
ELEMENTS
INSECTS
EPOCHS.
WORLD DRUMS

--CHILDREN'S SERIES
CANADIAN WOODLAND ADVENTURE
LULLABIES
CLASSICS FOR KIDS

--RITUAL SERIES
BIRDSNAKE
CAMOUFLAGE.
MYTHICAL LANDSCAPES

--EXPERIMENTAL SERIES
ABSTRACT LANDSCAPES
VANISHED KINGDOM
CARACOL
SEVEN DREAMS

BACKGROUND MUSIC FOR AUDIOBOOKS -CDs- (For DRAMASOUND.COM) :
--Ancient Cultures Series
GODS, MYTHS & POETRY
NORTH AMERICAN NATIVES
THE AZTECS
THE GREEKS
EGYPT
THE CELTS
CHINA
AUSTRALIA
INDIA
POEMS OF LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP
CREATION MYTHS
MYTHICAL JOURNEYS & WARRIORS
THE ROMANS

--History:
AZTEC CALENDAR
HISTORY OF THEATRE
HISTORY OF ART
REMEMBRANCE DAY
SAMHAIN (THE HISTORY OF HALLOWE'EN)
NORTH EAST COAST EXPLORATIONS
MARCO POLO
THE HISTORY OF ST. CATHARINES