S U P E R I O R S C H O O L O F M U S I C C O S T A R I C A
Tch. Andrés Gómez Guzmán
Singing (lyrical and popular) - Piano (Classical and Popular)
He started his musical studies at 4 years old, starting his classical piano studies until he was 22 years old with Tch. Serafín Zapata Junnior, continuing his vocal and instrumental process (classical piano) at the Diocesan Superior School of Sacred Music in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico (2002 - 2003). He has led the musical chair with renowned teachers both in music pedagogy, as well as in the specialty of lyrical singing and classical piano; The Superior School of Music Costa Rica, from its foundation to the present day, is the only institution in the country with international agreements with schools of high standards, which allows the Master. Gómez Guzmán let his students experience music outside the classroom in the reality that music demands. With postgraduate studies in Mexico and Italy (Arrigo Boito Conservatory in Parma), he has led musical chairs, being a student with renowned international artists such as Tch. Domingo Lobato, Tch. Víctor Manuel Amaral, Tch. Íride Martínez Conde (acclaimed worldwide for being the only Costa Rican lyrical soprano on the best stages), Tch. Montserrat Caballé (where he debuted and held the International Lyrical Singing Contest in 2012) and the baritone Tch. Romano Franceschetto, with whom he had the opportunity to carry out postgraduate studies in lyrical singing, among others. As a Baritone, he has performed roles in operas such as "La Cambiale di Matrimonio, Barbero de Sevilla, Carmen, Tosca, Ariadne auf Naxos, Nabucco, Die Zauberflöte, Don Giovanni, among others", he has toured Spain, Italy, England, Switzerland , Germany, United States, Mexico, Panama. As ESMCR's general director, his main goal is that the students of the institution achieve on a large scale with "freedom, study and passion" the musical discipline, he continues implementing methodological and pedagogical investigations, in addition to virtuosic techniques, which are incorporated in the administration of the school under his charge. He is currently active as a musician outside of Costa Rica, which also allows all of his students to obtain direct and indirect benefits with producers, teachers and schools of great prestige worldwide recognized. In April 2020, he will be a guest speaker at the Latin American Congress of Music Schools in the Dominican Republic (CLAEM XI)
BA. Guadalupe Apú Hidalgo
Graduated from the Conservatorio de Castella artistic college with a VAO II in Theater in 2007. She continued her career at the National University of Costa Rica where she obtained a bachelor's degree in 2013 and a Bachelor of Performing Arts in 2019. In 2015 she obtained her bachelor's degree in Teaching and also a Bachelor of Journalism and a Bachelor of Science in Collective Communication with an emphasis on Audiovisual Production.
In 2012 he participated in the winter school of the Hogeschool voor in Kunsten Utrecht in
Holland and in 2017 he studied Musical Theater at the Coral Antón School and with María Beltrán
in Spain. He has served as a theater teacher in various educational institutions
private, academies and at the Conservatory of Castella since 2018. In 2015 he directed the work
“The adventures of Gastón el pirata” at the Espressivo Theater Children's Theater Festival and in 2019 he founded the independent theater group Las Verbenas.
Tch. Gabriel Morera Córdoba
COMPOSITION AND CLASSIC PIANO
He began his musical studies at the Mercedes Norte Municipal School of Music with Alisa Gorodensky. In 2008, he entered UNA, where he studied music and piano teaching with Rosa Quesada, Gerardo Meza, Ludmila Melzer and Alexandr Sklioutovski. In 2011, he entered the UCR where he studied composition with Professor MM Carlos Castro, and direction with Professor Dr. Alejandro Gutiérrez. In 2013 he was recognized by the University of Costa Rica as "first average" in composition and directing careers.
He has also participated in musical projects coordinated by the maestro MM Leonardo Gell; the “Reading of Costa Rican works” carried out in 2014 by the National Symphony Orchestra. In 2017 he graduated with honors from the Bachelor of Music program with an emphasis in composition and in 2018 from the Bachelor of Music career with an emphasis in direction, at the University of Costa Rica. His music has been selected twice in the international piano competition / festival "The Music of the Century", in its 2016 and 2018 editions. In 2019, his work "Venus" was winner of the national contest "young composers" and performed by the national symphony orchestra.
Tch. Stefanie Morera Cordoba
CHILDREN'S PIANO AND GENERAL COURSES
Stephanie Morera Córdoba is a Herediana music director and educator, born in 1992. In 2004 she began her musical studies on violin at the Mercedes Norte Music School under the tutelage of violinist Juan Carlos Martínez. In 2011, he began his career in Music Education at the National University, where he is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in the same area.
During her career as conductor, she has received conducting master classes with teachers Carl St. Clair, Lawrence Dale Harper, Sam McClure, Gary Lewis, Hans Peter Schulz, Lizzi Ceniceros, enriching the baggage gained in her Orchestral Conducting career started in 2016 with the teacher Alejandro Gutiérrez.
Tch. Pablo Sequeira Martínez
GUITAR - MUSICAL PRODUCTION
Pablo Sequeira began his musical studies with his father at the age of 5. Later he enters the National Institute of Music of Costa Rica, where he takes the preparatory level and expands his knowledge in music theory and music theory. He also studied the electric guitar program at the Escuela Superior de Guitarra, and later with specialized teachers in electric and classical guitar such as Edgar Sequeira and Jorge Luis Zamora, respectively.
At the age of 17 he entered the career of Musical Composition at the University of Costa Rica, which allowed him to become professional in music and expand horizons in the workplace.
He is currently active in the field of national music and works as a guitarist and music producer on various projects. He is the general director and arranger of the company Ágape Servicios Musicales, with which he performs musical presentations every week in private events of various kinds, playing all kinds of musical styles. He is also the lead guitarist and backing vocalist for the Costa Rican rock band Flor De Doppler.