Bio English

Cirilo Fernández,

Composer, Producer, Multi-instrumentalist.

Born in Bern, Switzerland , raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Berklee College of Music graduate, studies with Maria Schneider, Bob Brookmeyer and Alf Clausen.

As a student his music was already being performed at international festival in the US and Europe, recieving various awards and grants.

Founder and Leader of Fernandez 4 awarded ‘ Jazz Album of the Year’ at the 2017 Gardel Awards in Argentina. They release their 3rd album Retrovertigo under S-Music label featuring Emmanuel Horvilleur and Ca7riel

As a film composer he works with LC Barreto Productions in Brasil, scoring Marcelo Santiagos “A Mulher do meu Marido” as well as the Dawidson Brothers opera prima motion picture “The Roosters Blood’ (La sangre del gallo) available on Netflix. Original score for the net series Kaselman e Hijo on UN3 TV channel ,  writes original music for TELEFEs  “Gravedad Zero” extreme sports show.

As a producer he works with international artists Miguel Bose, Ana Torroja and Aylin Prandi.

With rock band Octafonic, performs at the Luna Park opening for Faith no More

Awards

Gardel Award 19th Edition Best Jazz Album 2017, Fernandez 4 ‘Mute’ (Buenos Aires)

Gardel Nomination 17th Edition  Best Jazz Album 2015, Fernandez 4 ‘No Fear’ (Buenos Aires)

III Festival Internacional de cine de Calzada de Calatrava Best Score Nomination ‘Tanger Gool”

British Horror Film Fest Best Music for “Decapoda Shock’ 2013 (London)

Escorto III Madrid Best Score “El Mal de Schneider” 2011 (Madrid)

Herb Pomeroy Award For outstanding arranging and composition skills (Boston)

Millican Endowed Scholarship For outstanding achievement in the area of orchestral composition incorporating American musical influences in the Gershwin tradition (Boston)

B.A.S. (Berkelee Achievement Scholarship 1998-2000) (Boston)