A versatile and innovative musician, Dr. Mauricio Salguero, DMA (Doctor of Musical Arts) is a recent transplant to the DC area. His musical interests span diverse genres, including contemporary, classical and Latin music. He plays clarinet and saxophone and has been hailed by critics as having “conviction and impressive technique.” He has toured as a solo artist performing electro acoustic music across the Midwest with his project ELECTRO<>ACÚSTICO and has given master classes in Colombia, Cuba and the U.S. For three years in a row Dr. Salguero was invited to perform at ClarinetFest, the most important event in the clarinet world.


Dr. Salguero has received numerous awards and recognitions for his playing and his creative work. His honors include a 2010 Inspiration Grant from the KCArts fund, the First Prize in the National Contest of Musical Composition from the Institute of Culture and Tourism City of Bogotá, Colombia, the Bettylou Scandling Hubin Scholarship in both World Music and Music Technology from Mu Phi Epsilon and the Spaulding/Warfield Memorial Scholarship from Sigma Alpha Iota. He was the winner of the 2010 Artist Presentation Society audition and in 2008 he received the Preparing Future Faculty Fellowship from UMKC, a competitive program that focuses on college teaching. He was recently featured in the recorded release of Stephen Yip’s “Gorintou” on the album Mosaic (Capstone Records, 2010).


Dr. Salguero holds a D.M.A. from the Conservatory of Music and Dance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, a M.M. from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and a B.M. from the Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia.




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