Enrique Mendoza was born in Mexico City in 1978. He studied the Licentiate degree in Compositional Techniques at CIEM Academy, degree endorsed by Trinity College of London. From 2008 to 2010, he studied a Master’s degree in Composition for Film at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.
In January 2014 he released his electroacoustic music album BELOW SEA LEVEL, produced for Future Music Records London.
He is dedicated to write concert music. His music has been performed by Jos Zwaanenburg, Johan van der Linden, Het Trio, Ossia Ensemble, Melisma Saxophone Quartet, Avlitria Ensemble, Platypus Ensemble, Boglárka Nagy, Mónica Lopez Lau, Baquetofonía Percussion Quartet, Mexico City Wind Quintet and it has been performed in diverse forums like: International Computer and Music Conference in Greece, IGNM Strommusik in Vienna, 3rd International Forum for Young Composers Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble in Portugal, Manuel Enríquez International New Music Forum, Amsterdam Blockflute Festival, Tromp Percussion Eindhoven, Festival of Contemporary Music of Michoacán, among others. He has been winner of the Tribune of Mexican Music 2004 and 2012, the Composition Contest of Michoacán, and the Tribune of Latin America and Caribbean Music 2004 awards. He represented Mexico with Los Mensajeros piece for wind quartet, in the 51th International Rostrum of Composers held at Unesco in Paris, which has been broadcasted in Mexico, Latin America and Europe. In 2012, La Muerte Multicolor for percussion quartet was selected by the Mexican Music Council to represent Mexico in the 59th TIC, organized by the International Music Council in Stockholm.
The films and Live Cinema shows in which he has worked on have been screened in Festivals like the International Film Festival of Aubagne, International Film Festival of Guadalajara, Live Performers Meeting Rome, Nederlands Film Festival, Noordelijk Film Festival, Intl Science Fiction & Fantasy Film Festival of Athens, SCENECS Film Festival, Dziga Kinoglaz, Leids Film Festival, Cinestud and Dani Nove Glazbe Festival of Croatia, Transitio_MX, among others. One of the films “Mamuth” was nominated to the Ariel award.
Enrique has taken MasterClasses, Composition Workshops and Conferences with Simon Emmerson, Fabio Nieder, Helmut Lachenmann, Miguel Azguime, Antonio de Sousa Dias, Brian Ferneyhough, Jos Zwaanenburg, and Victor Rasgado among others.