David Lopez


GROUP TUNKUL PERCUSIONES MEXICO      

Biography

David holds a bachelor's degree in Percussion Performance from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM). He also has a Master in Music degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), where he studied under Dr. Dean Gronemeier.

As a guest he has performed with many symphonic and chamber groups in Mexico such as: Marimba Nandayapa, Orquesta Sinfonica de Aguascalientes, Orquesta Filarmonica de Queretaro, Orquesta Sinfonica de la Universidad de Guanajuato, and other.

David has accompanied international artists such as Nanae Mimura, Keiko Kotoku, Angel Frette, Ludwig Albert, and Lalo.

As a soloist he has performed at institutions in Mexico City such as the Escuela Nacional de Musica, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Conservatorio Nacional de Musica, etc. In 2001 and 2002 he was awarded honorable mentions for his brilliant performances at the "James Huntzinger Solo Competition" in Las Vegas, Nevada.

In 2003 he composed the music for the theater play El Se