Jerónimo (Jxel) Rajchenberg

Jerónimo (Jxel) Rajchenberg

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CalArts Campus A300 in Performer-Composer Forum


School of Music Visiting Artist

Jeronimo Rajchenberg is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and educator from Mexico. His work fuses traditional compositional techniques from various cultures with contemporary narratives. He is a creator of an artistic practice that includes education, composition, improvisation, skill development and social awareness through a game-based methodology. His commissions include several multidisciplinary projects involving internationally acclaimed casts. His music has been released in England, USA, Mexico and Argentina. He has collaborated with critically acclaimed musicians such as David Rosenboom, Miroslav Tadic, Nyoman Wenten, Christopher Garcia and Horacio Franco. He holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Performance and Composition from the California Institute of the Arts.