Agustín Castilla-Ávila

Agustin-Castilla-AvilaBorn in Jerez, Spain. He studied guitar at Conservatorio Superior de Sevilla. Further studies at London College of Music with guitarist C. Bonell, at Guildhall School of Music with guitarist R. Brightmore and the composer M. King, at Mozarteum with Isabel Siewers and at Arizona State University with F. Koonce. Composition studies at Mozarteum under A. Hölszky and R. Febel and at Luxemburg Consevatoire with A. Müllenbach.
Master classes from D. Russell, M. Barrueco, R. Dyens, etc.; and from S. Sciarrino, D. Schnebel, C. Halffter, etc. He was teaching at Conservatorio Profesional de Ceuta, Conservatorio Elemental de Lucena, both in Spain and at Arizona State University.
He had concerts in Europe, Asia and USA. His music has been conducted by D. Russell-Davies, T. Ceccherini, J. Kalitzke, H. Lintu, A. Soriano, H. Schellenberger, etc.
He has written solo, chamber music, orchestral, theater plays, choreographies and two chamber operas. He publishes for Doblinger Verlag.


"A very high degree of originality,
he is always in search for new horizons."
Alexander Müllenbach