Bio

Sergio Rodríguez González was born in Puerto de la Cruz (Tenerife) in 1982. He began to study electronic organ when he was seven years old at the Musical Academy Ortí and completed his training at the Centre of Musical Education MezzoForte in Puerto de la Cruz, following the Trinity College educational plan from 1995.

Determined to expand his musical knowledge, in 1998 he began studying piano and theory of music with Ismael Perera Hernández under the educational plan of the Royal Schools of Music of London.

Throughout his degree to become a Primary School Teacher Specializing in Musical Education at University of La Laguna.

He finished Singing studies at the Professional Conservatory of Music in Santa Cruz de Tenerife with María Célida Alzola.

He finished his degree on Composition in Conservatorio Superior de Música de Canarias with Leandro Ariel Martin and Dori Díaz Jerez.

He has also attended training courses and workshops:

  • Course in Musical Performance with David Paul Martin and the Royal Schools of Music of London
  • Jazz and Improvisation Course with Ismael Perera
  • Early Music with Josep Cabré
  • Baroque Cello Course with Mark Peters
  • Macaronesian Cultural Heritage Seminar on Whistling Language of La Gomera and music ‘SilboArte’ with Enrique Mateu
  • Early Music with Erik Van Nevel
  • Early Music with Nacho Rodríguez
  • Gregorian Chant with Ismael Fernández de la Cuesta
  • Choir conducting with Amaya Añua
  • Catalan Polyphony in the 20th century with Josep Vila
  • Mozart’s masses with Werner Pfaff
  • Flamenco-Jazz and Improvisation with Jorge Pardo
  • Music from the Masters of St. Thomas of Leipzig with Erwin Ortner
  • Conducting Workshop with José María de Vicente

He has also taken lessons in piano with Fran Temoche, guitar with Carlos Mozzi, harmony with Juan Antonio Cantero and singing with Beatriz Ramos.

In 1996 he became a member of the Reyes Bartlet Cultural Association and their different choirs. From 2002 to 2013 he taught music courses in the Choir School for primary and high school students (School Choirs Project of Puerto de la Cruz).

In addition to organizing several concerts throughout the island, he has also participated as a speaker at the Macaronesian Cultural Heritage Seminar on Whistling Language and music ‘SilboArte’ in Vallehermoso (La Gomera).

He has composed music for instrumental ensembles and vocal groups; and written commissioned works for individuals, cultural institutions, theater companies, film productions and art exhibitions.

From 2003 to 2008, he was the conductor of María Auxiliadora Polyphonic Choir in Arafo.

From 2010 to 2012, he was the conductor of Rondalla Gran Tinerfe in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

He was the conductor of Unum Cor Choir (from 2006 to 2015), Adagio Nesoi Choir (from 2011 to 2015) and the Polyphonic Choir of the University of La Laguna (from 2012 to 2015), three different choirs in San Cristóbal de La Laguna.

From 2014 he has been a member of Capilla Nivariense and Calpul Múrice, two ensembles of Early Music with period instruments.

In 2010 he created his own music publishing company, 54musics.com, editing, publishing and offering different musical services to both national and international composers, artists and ensembles.

He is also a member of two ensembles of Early Music with period instruments: Cálpul Múrice and Capilla Nivariense from AIMCARIA.

From 2016 to 2018 he taught music and conducts the vocal ensembles from Asociación Musical Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe in La Gomera.

From 2018 to 2020 he was the Principal of Escuela de Música San Sebastián, in La Gomera. He combines the musical education with conducting the concert band and choirs of the school.

At present, he is the president of Cosimte (Asociación de Compositores Sinfónicos y Musicólogos de Tenerife).

He also develops the musical teaching activity with compositions for concerts, theatrical music and cinema. In 2016, he received three international awards (Bali, New York and Los Angeles) as co-author for writing the music for the movie ‘El Alma de Tacande’ (The ghost of Tacande), one of most awarded films in Canary Islands.