about the author
Diego Castro Magas was born in Santiago de Chile in 1978. He started music lessons (guitar performance and music theory) under the guidance of Chilean composer Fernando Carrasco in 1992. Later, he studied guitar performance at the Catholic University of Chile with Oscar Ohlsen (diploma in guitar performance with summa cum laude in 2000) and in University Ramon Llull with Ricardo Gallén and Fernando Rodríguez (MA in guitar performance, 2005). His first solo CD was released in 2009, featuring the first published recording of Ferneyhough’s guitar duo No Time (at all) alongside brilliant Chilean guitarist José Antonio Escobar. He was Lecturer in Guitar Performance at the Catholic University of Chile between 2006 and 2012. Currently, he is a PhD student in contemporary performance at the University of Huddersfield under the supervision of Philip Thomas.
info & contact
University of Huddersfield, UK
dcastromagas [AT] gmail.com
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