Personality profile

Photo: Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán Author: Alejandro Keller

Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán

30 Oct 1970 Mexiko

classical music, theatre and film music, musical comedy, rock, folklore, pop
sound director
composition, arranging, guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar

Bio

Bio

1981 – 1985
private classical guitar lessons with José Antonio Pérez
1987 – 2016
private teacher of classical and electric guitar
1989 – 1990
student of media and communication at the Universidad Anáhuac México (Anahuac University Mexico), Huixquilucan, The State of Mexico, Mexico
1989 – 1993
graduated in music composition, required course with options: guitar and piano at the CIEM – Centro de Investigación y Estudios Musicales (Center for Research and Musical Studies), Mexico City, Mexico – at that time Official Examination Center in Mexico recognized by The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in London, UK
1996 – 2000
student at the Escuela de Música "Vida y Movimiento" Ollin Yoliztli (Ollin Yoliztli School of Music), Mexico City, Mexico (conducting – Guillermo Salvador)
1997
electric guitar master class with Vinnie Moore in New Milford, Connecticut, U.S.A.
1998 – 2005
Composer of the Original Music, Sound Designer and Sound Engineering for the Production, state TV channel XEIPN TV Canal Once, Mexico City, Mexico
2001 – 2002
Composer of the Original Music, Sound Designer and Sound Engineering of the Production, state TV channel CUAED - Coordinación de Universidad Abierta y Educación a Distancia (Open University and Distance Education Coordination), Mexico City, Mexico
2002 – 2005
private lessons in music theory and composition by Vincent Carver
2003
Diploma in Music Theory AMusTCL of the Trinity College London, UK (Associated in Theory, Criticism and Literature)
2005
Diploma in Music Composition LTCL (A) of the Trinity College London, UK
2005 – 2009
Teacher, Tutor and Researcher, Media Institute of Higher Education, Melchor Ocampo campus, Mexico City, Mexico
2007 – 2009
Atlantic International University, Hawai, U.S.A. (music theory)
2010 – 2013
Composer and Resident Arranger of the OSBUAP (Symphony Orchestra of the Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla), Mexico
2011 – 2012
Lecturer in music theory, Instituto Tito Puente, Puebla, Mexico
2012 – 2016
Lecturer in harmony, counterpoint, performer of the orchestra and analysis of the music theory, Instituto Superior de Música Esperanza Azteca, Puebla, Mexico
2013 – 2016
Lecturer in harmony, orchestration, chamber music and conductor of the University of Music Pacelli Chamber Orchestra, University of Music Pacelli, Puebla, Mexico
2014 – 2016
Lecturer in composition and symphony arrangement, Instituto Tito Puente, Puebla, Mexico
2014 – 2016
Composer and Arranger of the Orquesta Típica del Estado de Puebla (The Traditional Orchestra of the State of Puebla), Mexico
2015 – 2017
PhD study at the Universidad de Los Ángeles, Puebla, Mexico (education – Maritza de los Santos)
since 2016
postgraduate student at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (composing – Evgeny Irshai)

Works

  • opera
  • The Piano Tuner Man

    2012 SCORING: vv, orch
  • operetta
  • Pedro and the Captain

    for tenor, baritone and string quartet
    2009 SCORING: t, br, 2vn, vl, vc
  • musical
  • Carmen Serdán, el musical

    for mixed choir and large orchestra
    2009 SCORING: CM, orch
  • Las Orejas del Conejo

    for soprano and large orchestra
    2012 SCORING: s, orch
  • symphony orchestra
  • Sinfonía No. 1

    2004 SCORING: orch
  • Sinfonía No. 2

    2011 SCORING: orch
  • Obertura Festiva

    Overture for large orchestra
    2012 SCORING: orch
  • chamber orchestra
  • Obertura a Dios

    Overture for string orchestra
    2008 SCORING: archi
  • choir and orchestra
  • The Men and the Woman

    for mixed choir and large orchestra
    2011 TEXT: Victor Hugo
    SCORING: CM, orch
  • one solo instrument with orchestra
  • El Piano

    for piano and large orchestra
    2007 SCORING: pf, orch
  • Adagio

    for violin and string orchestra
    2010 SCORING: vn, archi
  • Concierto a Dios

    2011 SCORING: fg, orch
  • solo instrument
  • La otra ciudad

    for solo bassoon
    2014 SCORING: fg
  • Duelo

    for solo violin
    2016 SCORING: vn
  • Gracias a todos por todo

    for solo bassoon
    2016 SCORING: fg
  • Presagio

    for solo bassoon
    2016 SCORING: fg
  • Srdcové...

    for solo clarinet
    2016 SCORING: cl
  • Bod

    for solo violin
    2017 SCORING: vn
  • Perfect family

    for solo bassoon
    2017 SCORING: fg
  • Rapsodia mexicana

    for solo violin
    2017 SCORING: vn
  • piano or piano four hands
  • Espacios

    for piano
    2010 SCORING: pf
  • Znovuzrodený

    for solo piano
    2017 SCORING: pf
  • two instruments
  • Relatoría

    Fantasy for cello and piano
    2016 SCORING: vc, pf
  • Vitrales

    for cello and piano
    2016 SCORING: vc, pf
  • string quartet
  • Bratislava

    2017 SCORING: 2vn, vl, vc

Awards

  • KisaKes Short Film Festival, Istanbul (TR)
    2014 - Best Drama Short Film Award for the film Matices (Shades) directed by Saúl Masri, music by Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán
  • International Jewish Film Festival of Mexico – FICJM (MX)
    2014 - 1st prize (short film category) for the film Matices (Shades) directed by Saúl Masri, music by Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán
  • Festival Pantalla de Cristal, Mexico City (MX)
    2005 - nomination in the category Best Original Music (Documentary) for the documentary El Espinazo del Diablo of the TV serie La aventura de México desconocido, XEIPN Canal Once
  • Festival Pantalla de Cristal, Mexico City (MX)
    2004 - nomination in the category Best Original Music (Documentary) for the documentary Sótano de la lucha, descenso al paraíso of the TV serie La aventura de México desconocido, XEIPN Canal Once
  • Festival Pantalla de Cristal, Mexico City (MX)
    2003 - nomination in the category Best Original Music (Documentary) for the documentary Mar de Cortés of the TV serie La aventura de México desconocido, XEIPN Canal Once
  • Festival Pantalla de Cristal, Mexico City (MX)
    2001 - nomination in the category Best Original Music (Documentary) for the documentary Haciendas pulqueras of the TV serie La aventura de México desconocido, XEIPN Canal Once

Premieres

  • First performances in Slovakia
  • Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán: Presagio
    for solo bassoon
    2 Sep
    2017
    First performances in Slovakia
    Librería Bonilla, Mexico City, MX
    PERFORMERS: Juan Carlos Villasenor (fg)
  • Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán: Gracias a todos por todo
    for solo bassoon
    2017 First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Juan Carlos Villasenor (fg)
  • Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán: Perfect family
    for solo bassoon
    2017 First performances in Slovakia
    Bratislava, SK
    PERFORMERS: Juan Carlos Villasenor (fg)
  • First performances abroad
  • Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán: Srdcové...
    for solo clarinet
    15 Mar
    2018
    First performances abroad
    Universitaire de Paris, Auditorium Benito Juarez, Paris, FR
    PERFORMERS: Emiliano Mendoza (cl)
  • Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán: Gracias a todos por todo
    for solo bassoon
    30 Dec
    2016
    First performances abroad
    Mexico City, MX
    PERFORMERS: Juan Carlos Villasenor (fg)
  • Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán: Duelo
    for solo violin
    19 Nov
    2016
    First performances abroad
    Complejo Cultural Universitario de la BUAP, Puebla, MX
    PERFORMERS: Milan Paľa (vn)
  • Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán: Espacios
    for piano
    22 Feb
    2013
    First performances abroad
    La sala sinfonica del Complejo Cultural Universitario de la BUAP, Puebla, MX
    PERFORMERS: Tony Tello (pf)
  • Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán: Obertura Festiva
    Overture for large orchestra
    13 Sep
    2012
    First performances abroad
    El Teatro de la Ciudad, Puebla, MX
    PERFORMERS: Orquesta Sinfónica del Conservatorio de Música del estado de Puebla, Sergio Castro (dir.)
  • Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán: El Piano
    for piano and large orchestra
    12 Feb
    2012
    First performances abroad
    Auditorio del Complejo cultural universitario de la BUAP, Puebla, MX
    PERFORMERS: Gerardo Molina (pf), Symphony Orchestra of the Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla OSBUAP, Guillermo Salvador (dir.)
  • Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán: The Men and the Woman
    for mixed choir and large orchestra
    7 Dec
    2011
    First performances abroad
    Teatro del Complejo cultural universitario de la BUAP, Puebla, MX
    PERFORMERS: Coro monumental de Puebla, Symphony Orchestra of the Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla OSBUAP, Mario Rodríguez (dir.)
  • Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán: Concierto a Dios
    13 Nov
    2011
    First performances abroad
    Teatro del Complejo cultural universitario de la BUAP, Puebla, MX
    PERFORMERS: Diego González (fg), Symphony Orchestra of the Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla OSBUAP, Fernando Álvarez (dir.)
  • Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán: Adagio
    for violin and string orchestra
    28 Aug
    2011
    First performances abroad
    Teatro del Complejo cultural universitario de la BUAP, Puebla, MX
    PERFORMERS: Ana Brito (vn), Symphony Orchestra of the Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla OSBUAP, Joaquín Borges (dir.)
  • Luis Felipe Ramírez Santillán: Carmen Serdán, el musical
    for mixed choir and large orchestra
    26 Sep
    2010
    First performances abroad
    Auditorio del Complejo Cultural Universitario de la BUAP, Puebla, MX
    PERFORMERS: Symphony Orchestra of the Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla OSBUAP, Alberto Moreno (dir.)

Gallery

  • Photo: 2018

    Author: Francisco De Borja Moneo Osés
  • Photo: the group Mariachi sin fronteras 2018 the group Mariachi sin fronteras

    Author: Ela Vaculová
  • Photo: 2017

  • Photo:

    Author: Jorge Alvaro
  • Photo: with the mexican composer Arturo Márquez with the mexican composer Arturo Márquez



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