Armando Torres ist KomponistenDoc und mehr
Armando Torres-Gomez (* Juni 11, 1973). Seit dem 6. Lebensjahr Musikunterricht in der Escuela Nacional de Musica (UNAM). Mit 7 schrieb er seine erste Komposition, ein Duett für Barockflöten und studierte Geige mit Cruz Rojas. Später studierte er Komposition.
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At the same time he enters med school, having to leave aside temporarily his formal musical studies, however he continued studying composition in a private and autodidactic manner; in 1995 graduates as medical doctor and starts the specialty in orthopaedic surgery, graduating in 2001 as orthopaedic surgeon; his practice is mainly at the ABC Medical Center, Mexico City. During those years, and up to date, his musical output has continued. Among his compositions there are orchestral, vocal, chamber and many other works.
Since 2006 he started to develop a particular system of musical creation, based on mathematical proportions and spectral analysis, factors that shape the melodic, rhythmic, harmonic and contrapuntal aspects of his music. He has received commissions to write music by Horacio Franco, Mauricio Náder, Arcano string quartet, and Génesis string quartet, Daniel Hazan, Margarita Santiago and Laura Valderrama among other performers. He also conducts a chamber choir.