Graduated in voice
at Universidad Javeriana in 2002 in Bogota, Colombia. Won the Carolina
Oramas fellowship as well as a scholarship from the prestigious Schola
Cantorum Basiliensis in Basel, Switzerland, where he specialized in
baroque and classical singing under the direction of Gerd Türk.
Has sung as soloist
in various music halls in Europe under the direction of well known artists
such as Jordi Saval, Andrea Marcon, Joshua Rifkin, Gabriel Garrido,
Antony Rooley, and Jesper Christensen. Has taken private lessons and
participated in master classes with Andreas Scholl, Emma Kirby, Evelyn
Tubb, Gloria Banditelli and Stephan Hasselhof. Has participated in important
baroque music festivals such as Ambronay 2006 in France, and the 2006
Chiquitos Early Music Festival in Bolivia.
Has also participated
in various vocal ensembles such as Orlando, in Fribourg, and Schweizerkammerchor.
In 2006 was invited to sing the Colombian national anthem in the preparatory
games for the Soccer World Cup, as prelude to the game between Colombia
and Germany at the Borussia-Park Stadium in Mönchengladbach. His
interest in voice pedagogy has led to his participation in the project
Early Music for Our Times, in 2005, 2006 and 2007, which has been directed
in Colombia by Federico Sepúlveda.
In February this
year he was invited to sing the Coronation Mass with the Colombian National
Symphony Orchestra, for the inauguration of the CAFAM Fine Arts Auditorium,
and at the Religious Music Festival in Popayan. Since 2008 he is part
of La Esfera Armoniosa, ensemble with which he participated in an extensive
concert tour in Colombia.
He currently lives
in Colombia and is a voice professor at Universidad de los Andes in