José Rafael Subía Valdez was born in Quito, Ecuador in 1985, he graduated from Quilmes National University in Argentina with a bachelor’s degree in Electroacoustic Composition and holds a Masters in Digital Composition and Performance from The University of Edinburgh. His music has been played in different festivals in Ecuador, Argentina, Mexico, Spain, Germany, South Africa, Japan, France, Italy & the U.K. by important ensembles and performers. He studied acoustic composition with Julio Martín Viera and also with Gerardo Gandini thanks to the Melos/Gandini fellowship. He is currently doing his PhD. in Music Composition at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland