JEAN ANGELUS PICHARDO
Jean Angelus Pichardo (b. 1984)
is a mexican composer and musical producer who has worked on the creation and promotion of artistic projects, where music is combined with other arts and disciplines. Most of his music is distinguished by promoting interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach, incorporating sociology, literature, theater and sound art in their works.
The catalog of his work includes music for orchestra, chamber music, choral works, solo instrument, music for film and theater.
Pichardo’s works include orchestral, small ensemble, choral music and arrangements and electronic music, many of which have been performed in many important festivals such as the 10th World Symposium on Choral Music, Florence International Choir Festival, China International Choir Festival, Fukushima Vocal Ensemble Competition, Florence Youth Festival, Belfort Festival International de Musique Universitaire, International America Cantat Festival, International Cervantino Festival, International Forum of New Music Manuel Enriquez, Latin American Video and Visual Arts Festival, International Mexico in Barcelona Festival, among others.
He earned his Master in Musical Composition at the Music Faculty of UNAM under the guidance of recognized composer Gabriela Ortiz. He has received grants and awards throughout his career. He was a resident composer for the VocalEssence ¡Cantaré! program in 2014-2015, working with VocalEssence. Pichardo has won awards and grants including the National Endowment for the Arts Young Artist grant by the National Fund for Arts and Culture (FONCA) in its edition 2012 and 2015. On 2011, 2014 and recently on 2018, he has received the Young Artist grant (Endowment for the Arts and Artistic Development) by State Fund for Arts and Culture. He is the recipient of Project Support Program for Innovation and Improvement Teaching (PAPIME), recognitions of UNAM and CONACULTA, among others.