Peruvian composer Gonzalo Garrido-Lecca’s works include compositions for symphonic orchestra, diverse chamber ensembles, electronic media, piano, and voice, which give account of the variety of his techniques and how the diversity of his influences define his aesthetic stance. He has also written incidental music for theatre, film, choreographies, and video art. Garrido-Lecca received musical instruction at the National Conservatory of Lima, and at the Royal Conservatory of Madrid, in Spain. Later, he continued his studies in the United States at Michigan State University, where he obtained a doctoral degree in composition, and a master's degree in music theory. His mentors include Enrique Iturriaga, his father Celso Garrido-Lecca, Oscar Zamora, Antón García Abril, Manuel Seco de Arpe, Manuel Martínez Burgos, Jere Hutchinson, Ricardo Lorenz, Gordon Sly, Teresa Quesada, Marina Pavlovna, and Lydia Hung, among many others.