Photo: Héctor Muñoz
Gonzalo Díaz Yerro was born in Spain and got a degree in Composition (with specialization in Media and Applied Music) at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain).
Gonzalo has composed music for cartoon series, features, documentaries, short films, video games, musical theatre, TV-signations, art videos, a robot (Cozmo), music library projects and TV spots (Peugeot, CocaCola, Kellogs, McDonalds, Ford, Anki, etc.).
He has worked for directors such as Carlos Baena (Pixar, Paramount), Bobby Beck (Pixar, Animation Mentor), Chedey Reyes, Dany Campos, Diana Nava, etc.
Recently he scored 39 episodes of the animated series Cleo&Cuquin (Nick Jr. USA, Clan TVE, Televisa, Discovery Kids, Netflix, ...) produced by Ánima Kitchent.
As a concert music composer his works (for orchestra, chamber music, soloists, ensemble, choir, concert band, big band, new media, etc.) have been premiered and performed in Vienna, Madrid, London, New York, Berlin, Ghent, Zagreb, Tallinn, Las Palmas, San Sebastián, Cuenca, Málaga, Tenerife, Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, etc.
In addition, he heads since 2017 the Orchestration Services of the Bratislava Symphony Orchestra. His orchestrations have also been played by The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and in the Synchron Stage Vienna.
He has been teaching Composition and Film Scoring at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Canarias (Spain).
Gonzalo currently lives between Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Vienna, working as a freelance composer, producer, orchestrator and conductor.
Photo: Lilo Bellotto