José Luis Perdigón is a composer, violinist and music critic born in Santa Cruz de la Palma, Spain. After finishing his violin studies he moved to Berlin, where he studied composition with Manolis Vlitakis, Mathias Hinke and Elena Mendoza. He has also received lessons from composers such as Oscar Bianchi, Martín Matalon, Francesco Filidei, Mark André, Pierluigi Billone, Milena Perisic and Clara Ianotta; and has participated in several courses such as the Composition Course Barcelona Modern 7th Edition, Impuls Academy (Graz) or festivals such as the Mixtur Festival, Ensems Festival or the II Ciclo Ibercaja de Música. Also as a performer, he has collaborated with the Ilinx  Ensemble, Orquesta del Conservatorio de Canarias, Coro de Cámara de Tenerife, Ensemble Unruhe and deepened in chamber training with the Sonar Quartet and figures such as David Ballesteros, Iván Martín and Dominika Falger. As a critic he assiduously collaborates with the online magazine 'Cultural Resuena' as well as in the popular podcast series 'Historia en Vibración'.

He was awarded the XIX Joan Guinjoan International Prize for young composers 2021 and his music has been premiered by the Brandemburguisches Staatsorchester (Frankfurt), Sonar Quartet, Bcn216 Ensemble, Kebyart Ensemble, Ensemble Unruhe, Ensemble Sonido Extremo, Trio Abstrakt, Schallfeld Ensemble or the Vertixe Sonora Ensemble.

In his works he explores the different possibilities of sound narration, as well as extreme contrasts, the search for new acoustic spaces and the acoustic relationships with pure performance, common speech, pop-trash culture and musical theater.