Honorable mention to the Composition competition
“The contemporary guitar 2018″ for his work for guitar “Primavera Rota”
Born in 1984 in Medellin, Jorge Hoyos is a composer, a classical guitar performer and a theory professor. Among the awards he has received is the Antioquia vive la música competition with the piece “Sabaneta”, and the contest Musicalia of the Institute of Arts in Cuba, with his performance of Latin-American repertoire, 2008.
His works vary from orchestral pieces to chamber and solo music. Several of which have been commissioned and performed by artists and ensembles such as, Javier Asdrubal Vinasco (clarinetist), Carlos Areiza (percussionist), Andrés Gomez Bravo (pianist), Aletheia ensemble, Percanto ensemble (percussion), Amadeus Orchestra, among others.
Hoyos studied at the Adventist University of Colombia were he earned his bachelor degree in music education in the year 2006. In 2010 he graduated from The Superior Institute of Arts in Cuba as a classical guitar performer.