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Enrico Chapela Barba

Enrico Chapela Barba, composer
Enrico Chapela Barba's works, commissioned by leading orchestras and festivals around the world, have been broadcast and performed in more than 40 countries. Chapela Barba also composes Mexican film scores.

Born in Mexico City in 1974, Enrico Chapela Barba studied guitar performance and composition at CIEM academy in Mexico. He obtained a Master's Degree at the University of Paris Saint-Denis in 2008, and is writing his PhD thesis at the National University in Mexico (UNAM). Since 2002, he has won recognition at several international competitions, such as The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships, National System of Art Creators (FONCA-Mexico), the International Rostrum of Composers (UNESCO), International Alexander Zemlinsky Composition Competition and The Barlow Endowment for Music Composition Prize, amongst others.

Chapela Barba teaches composition at NICO and CIEM academies, and his music is exclusively published by Boosey & Hawkes

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