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Born in Villamaría (Colombia) in 1989. Since 2020, he studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s IF International Foundation Trumpet Chair with professor Reinhold Friedrich. He has been granted scolarships by Disfruta de becas Fundación Santo Domingo and Fundación Albéniz.
After graduating in music at the University of Caldas, he specialised in trumpet at Barcelona’s Liceo Conservatory, where, between 2012 and 2013, he completed postgraduate and further studies with Maestro Josep Antoni Casado, thanks to a scholarship granted by Fundación Carolina.
He has been trumpeter of the Local Band in Manizales (2006-2012), member of the Youth Philharmonic of Colombia (2013-2019), that of the Orchestra of the Americas (2019), and permanent supernumerary of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Bogotá between 2017 and 2018. He is principal trumpet of the Caldas Symphony Orchestra.
He is winner of the 3rd National Inter-University Trumpet Competition and Festival in the intermediate category (2010) and that of the 1st Eric Aubier Latin American Trumpet Competition in the master category (2014).