Born: January 1, 1974
Julio Santillán is a composer and guitarist from Tucumán, Argentina. His compositions combine elements from his home land folk music, jazz improvisation and classical music.
He has studied classical guitar at Instituto Superior de Música (Argentina) under the direction of maestro Pablo González Jasey. He graduated summa cum laude with a dual major in Classical Composition and Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music (Boston, USA). He was a faculty member at Manhattan College from 2004 until 2009 (New York) and Escola de Musica Diesi from 2009 until 2012 (Barcelona)...
AwardsKunstgegen Foundation 2007 Music for Modern Dance Performance Competition
2004 Van Lier Fellowship
Louis Armstrong Jazz
Contemporary Writing and Production Achievement
El Bosque de la Memoria