Carlos José Castro - composer
Latin Grammy in 2008 in the category of Best Classical Contemporary Composition for Concierto del Sol, para guitarra y orquesta.
3 times winner (1992, 2002, 2004) of the Premio Nacional de Música de Costa Rica, given by the Ministry of Culture, in the category of Musical Composition.
His guitar music is edited by Les Productions d'OZ, Quebec, Canada.
His compositions range from solo guitar to orchestra and opera. His works have been played all over the American continent and in Europe.
Has composed and produced numerous scores for dance, theatre, video and film.
Carlos José Castro teaches at the Instituto Nacional de la Música and the Universidad de Costa Rica, and is a member of the Board of ACAM (Asociación de compositores y autores musicales de Costa Rica).
Orquesta Sinfonica de Heredia
Orquesta Filarmonica de Costa Rica
Marvin Araya - conductor
Mario Ulloa - guitar
Eddie Mora - conductor
Oscar Jimenez Fernandez - guitar