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Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1985, Daniel Alvarado Bonilla begins his musical journey studying the guitar. After obtaining his classical guitar degree at the Universidad de los Andes of Bogotá, he enters in 2009, the composition class of Edith Lejet and the orchestration class of Michel Merlet in the prestigious École Normale de Musique de Paris. He obtains both the «Diplôme Supérieur de Composition» and the « Diplôme d’Orchestration» with a special distinction from the Jury. In 2011 his piece for orchestra “Silhouettes de Lop Lop” obtains the first price in the « Session Appassionato Young Composers », competition organized by the Orchestre de Caen. He has also studied with Martín Matalon in the Conservatoire d’Aubervilliers/la Courneuve and has continued his studies with professors Robert Pascal and Philippe Hurel at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Dance de Lyon. He received a scholarship from the Centre International Nadia et Lili Boulanger for the year 2013 – 2014. He is currently pursuing his master in composition at the Conservatoire National de Musique et de Danse de Paris with professor Stefano Gervasoni.