Castaños (b. 1978, Edinurgh) earned his master’s in composition from the Royal Conservatory of the Hague, Netherlands. He also holds certification from the annual computer music course at the IRCAM/ Pompidou Center in Paris, France and from CIEM in Mexico City. Renowned soloists, ensembles and orchestras in forums and festivals of new music have interpreted his scores. A fundamental part of his creative work has consisted of collaborations between those who highlight pieces with the director Juliana Faesler, the choreographer Andreya Ouamba and the visual artists Martijn van Boven and Erick Meyenberg. Currently he is a member of the National System of Art Creators at Fonca. Castaños served as collaborator and sound engineer in the production of Erick Meyenberg’s work.