Juan de Dios Magdaleno was born in Colima, Mexico in 1984. Since the age of 10 Juan has been active in music, initially through his Mexican folk heritage. In Mexico, he studied violin with Tatiana Zatina and Alessandro Orsso and composition with Anatoly Zatin and Luis Jaime Cortez, in parallel he realized architectural and mathematics studies. In 2009 he completed his Bachelors Degree in Composition at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam under the tuition of Fabio Nieder and Richard Ayres. Juan de Dios currently pursues a Master’s degree in Composition at the University of Music and Arts in Graz under the guidance of Gerd Kühr.
Throughout his musical studies Juan has taken part in ...more