Director / Conductor



S A N T I A G O L U S A R D I G I R E L L I was born in Buenos Aires (Argentina), his work as a choir and orchestra conductor has taken place in the last recent years in Argentina, Bolivia, Perú, Venezuela and Spain.
He started his studies in music and philosophy since he was young; his profile has been developed by these two pathsof study. He is a Choir and Orchestra conductor, performer, composer and scholar of theological philosophicaltraditions of the East and West.
In Bolivia he has worked as the main conductor of the Orchestra San José de Chiquitos, located in the Chiquitania, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, with which he has made national and international tours during 2007/08. He worked within the Venezuela´s musical system (EL SISTEMA), invited as a conductor of the “Symphonic Orchestra Hombres Nuevos” during 2007/08. He was also invited as a conductor in the “National Youth Orchestra of Peru”, the “Imperial Orchestra from Cuzco”(2008), and the “Banuev´s Choir” during the Youth International Meeting in Rome (2000).
He did several researches on baroque vocal music of Moxos and Chiquitania´s archives in Latin-America, and he conducted brand-new musical pieces with his “Seville Chamber Choir” (Spain).
He had attended to several coral conduction courses and workshops with renamed masters of different countries: José Carlos Carmona (Spain), Antonio Abreu (Venezuela), A. Alonso (France), Julio Domínguez (Spain) G. Céspedes (Colombia), N. Andrenacci (Argentina), W. Ptaff (Germany), and vocal performance with Mirella Frenni (Italy).
Currently, he is Sub-director in the “Seville Symphony Orchestra Hispalense”(Spain) and assistant conductor at the Seville University Choir. He is also conductor of the Seville Chamber Choir and Orchestra since march 2010.
He is nowadays in charge of the presidency of the FESECO (Choir Federation of Seville).

He studied Theology and Philosophy in the Argentinian Catholic University and the Universidad del Salvador (Buenos Aires, Argentina), he also studied Oriental Philosophies, Yoga and Meditation.

He studied Orchestra conduction in Buenos Aires at the UCA University and Choir Conduction in the Manuel Castillo Conservatory of Seville, Spain. Nowadays he is finishing the PhD in music at the University of Seville.