COMPOSER I ORCHESTRATOR I MUSIC DIRECTOR
Julio Vaquero is an award-winning Spanish composer specializing in musical theater. He has composed, music directed, and orchestrated several shows in Spain, which have been performed in the major theaters of Madrid. Some of his titles include Dumbo, the Musical (winner of the Broadway World Award for the Best Family Musical), Con la Boca Abierta (Broadway World Award for the Best Musical), Peter Pan (Nominated for Best Score in the Spain National Musical Theater Awards), We Love Queen, and Comicus Interruptus. Julio’s work has also been performed in New York, including The Future Broadway Songbook (Lincoln Center), Work in Progress (54 Below), Divergentes (Puerto Rican Traveling Theater), and Stuck (Chain One Act Festival Award). Additionally, Julio has received commissions from renowned institutions such as Columbia University, the VII Pianton International Music Festival, the XXXI Latin American Music Festival among others.
Julio studied music composition at the Royal Music School of Madrid (Spain) and at the
Chopin University in Warsaw (Poland), furthering his studies in Great Britain with Malcolm Singer and in Italy with Salvatore Sciarrino. He received his MFA from NYU in Musical Theater Writing.