biopicMario Carro

Born in Madrid in 1979, he starts his musical studies in the Escuela Municipal de Música de Tres Cantos, continuing them in the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid, where he gets a degree in Piano. During this same period, he studies Composition with Jesús Torres.

During the past years his music has been more and more frequently showcased in concert halls and festivals in Spain and different European and North and South American countries, through the hands of ensembles and soloists such as the Joven Orquesta Nacional de España, Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble Wien, Plural Ensemble, Ensemble Kuraia, Grupo Enigma, Alea III Boston University, Cuarteto Bretón, Dúo Gelòs-Santes, Dúo 11 Abrazos, Mario Prisuelos, Ricardo Descalzo, Adam Levin, Julián Elvira and Celia Alcedo, among others.

This has been aided by the fact that his musical works have won awards in prestigious competitions: “Alea III International Composition Competition” (Boston, 2005), “Labyrinthmaker Plattform” (Wien, 2006) and “Concurso Internacional de Composición Musical Universidad de Zaragoza 2008”. He has also been a finalist on “I Muestra de Jóvenes Compositores del CDMC”, Premios Injuve (Málaga, 2005) and “Hui, Hui, Música” (Valencia, 2008).

In 2009 he received the Premio del Colegio de España en París/INAEM, and a monographic concert of his music took place in the French capital.

He has received commissions and grants from La Residencia de Estudiantes, INAEM, Comunidad de Madrid and Fundación Canal. He has recently written a piece under the commission of “53 Semana de música Religiosa de Cuenca”.

He balances his creative work with teaching at the Escuela Municipal de Música de Tres Cantos.