Marisol Jiménez Becerra


Solitude fellowship

City, Country:

Palo Alto, United States


Aug 2009 - Aug 2009

Born 1978 in Guadalajara/Mexico.

Marisol Jiménez Becerra is a Mexican composer who currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. She began her composition studies in 1995 with Domingo Lobato and Hermilio Hernandez at the School of Music at the University of Guadalajara. Later she studied composition at the San Francisco State University with Josh Levine, at the University of Oregon and finally at Stanford University, where she studied with Brian Ferneyhough.

Her music has been performed in concerts and festivals in several countries by performers including the Arditti string quartet, ensemble recherche, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Ensemble SurPlus and many more.

Selected works: »KOMMA« (2004), a public art installation in Amsterdam; »Urbana viva« (2004), electronic media and »Sed de Arcano« (2004) for string quartet.