About this Artist
Erika Vega (b. 1987). She studied violin at the National School of Music UNAM with Mikail Tolpygo and Arón Bitrán, composition with Mario Lavista at the National Conservatory of music and Gonzalo Macías at the School of arts BUAP. Thanks to a scholarship given by the Mexican government, she travels to Europe in 2012 to obtain a Master Degree in composition at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels with Peter Swinnen and, at the same time, studying electronic music with Kasia Glowicka and violin with Kati Sebestyén graduating with a distinction “cum laude”. It is in this travel that, through composition workshops, she takes master classes with Murail, Ferneyhough, Fuentes, Lindberg, Czernowin, Reynolds y Aperghis among others. She has been awarded at the Eight International Jurgenson Competition for Young Composers at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, the call for scores 2015 from Odysseia ensemble in Belgium and at the Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Music Workshop/Competition 2016 in Austria. Since August 2016 Erika Vega has engaged in artistic research of the music/movement relationship, in collaboration with P.A.R.T.S. research studios, as part of the Advanced Master Program in Contemporary Music curated by ICTUS ensemble at the Royal Conservatory/School of Arts Ghent.