Rodrigo Caballero

Residence: Canada

Rodrigo’s predominantly musical background includes over 14 years of training and performance on the violin with various symphonies, bands, ensembles and also experience with composition, recording, touring, writing and events production. Rodrigo also studied electroacoustic music and recording with Steven Naylor at Dalhousie University in Halifax. Prior to his move to Toronto in 2000, Rodrigo was composer and bandleader for East Coast dance jazz collective Knifey Moloko whose debut album received multiple East Coast Music Awards nominations. As a co-founder of the Willowtree String Quartet, he appeared at numerous civic events across the province of Nova Scotia, performing for Her Majesty, The Queen Elizbeth in 1997. Most recently, he travelled to the 4th International Conference and Exhibition on Generative Art in Milan where he was invited to present the interactive musical prototype ‘Swamp’ which he designed the interactive musical soundtrack for. To date, Rodrigo has composed for film, television, dance and new media. Rodrigo also holds a Diploma in Audio Engineering and Multimedia Production and is a recent graduate of the Canadian Film Centre’s New Media Design Programme.

Date: March 28, 2003