Jeremías Iturra is a composer, musicologist, and professor. He holds a Ph.D. in Sciences, Arts, Creation, and Research in the SACRe doctoral program at the National Conservatory of Music and Dance (CNSMDP) – University of Paris Sciences and Letters, as well as a Ph.D. in Arts from the Koninklijk Conservatorium and the Vrije Universiteit in Brussels.
Jeremías Iturra studied classic guitar and composition at the Catholic University. He continued his music studies in France, at the CRR of Grenoble, in the class of Christophe Louboutin, in guitar, and with Arnaud Petit in composition and then in Lyon at the CNSMD under the direction of Robert Pascal and Michele Tadini.
In 2011, he is nominated with an honourable mention award at the International Competition for Young Composers Federico Mompou (Barcelona).
In 2012, he obtains the 2nd prize at the International Composition Competition Maurice Ohana, in Paris.
In 2013-2015 he studied at the theStaatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart with Marco Stroppa. In 2015 he had a Master in composition at the CNSMDL under the direction of Philippe Hurel
In 2016, he won the 1st Prize of the 9th International Composition Competition Póvoa de Varzim, in Portugal, and IBERMUSICAS 2016, which will allow him to be an artist in residence at CEPROMUSIC (Center for Production and Experimentation of Contemporary Music) in Mexico during 2017. The same year hi is Award winner of the 8ème Forum International des Jeunes Compositeurs with Ensemble Aleph, artistic residency at Théâtre de l’Aquarium à Paris 2017.
In 2018 he is once again laureate of the IBERMUSICAS award with an artist in residence at the Universidad de Bucaramanga, in Colombia.
In 2019 he won the1st Prize of the XV Concurso de composción Luis Advis, in Chile.
He has received commissions from important institutions such as Radio- France,French Ministry of Culture (aide à l’écriture d’une ouvre musical), Festival Musiques Démesurées, IBERMUSICAS, among others.
His music has been played by prestigious performers such as Ensemble Intercontemporain, Ensemble Recherche, Quatuor Béla, Ensemble Court-Cirtcuit, Barcelona Modern Projet, Remix Ensemble, Ensemble Aleph, Vertixe Sonora, and festivals such as Festival Présences de Radio-France, Festival Musica in Strasbourg, Les rencontres Contemporaines, Festival Musiques Démesurées, Festival Musica Contemporanea de Chile, among others.
He is currently double Phd candidate at the Conservatoire National Supérior de Musique et Dance of Paris and at Koninklijk Conservatorium of Brussels.
He currently teaches musicology at the University of Clermont-Auvergne in France.