Born in Monterrey, México in 1976, pianist/composer/orchestrator and conductor Arturo Rodríguez, winner of México’s Mozart Medal (1996) is becoming one of the most sought-after musicians of his generation.
Rodriguez’s has been focusing in orchestral writing for the past ten years, writing music by commission for orchestras around the world and orchestrating and conducting for film, TV and multi-media projects. His versatility has allowed him to collaborate as an orchestrator in projects with accomplished composers such as Osvaldo Golijov, Stewart Copeland and José Hernández (Mariachi Sol de México/Mariachi Reyna)
Rodríguez’s musical studies began at Universidad de Monterrey and later continued at Universidad de Nuevo León, Texas Christian University and Butler University. He is a Sundance Composer Fellow (2010) and was a participant at the ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop in Hollywood (2003).
He has been an orchestrator and/or conductor for numerous film and media projects including ASSASINS CREED IV BLACK FLAG-FREEDOM CRY, ZIPPER, ELEMENTAL and Francis Ford Coppola’s TWIXT.
In 2013 Rodríguez wrote Gate of Creation, commissioned by Universidad de Monterrey for the inauguration ceremony of their Art, Architect and Design building of the same name designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando. The work was recorded at Abbey Road with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by the composer.