Carlos G. Hernández (Mexico, 1990-) is a composer who initiated his studies with the Mexican composer Alejandro Romero at the Escuela Superior de Música in Mexico-City. From 2012 to 2015 he studied the Bachelor in composition at the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber (Dresden, Germany) with the worldwide renowned composers Mark Andre, José María Sánchez-Verdú and Franz Martin Olbrisch. In 2018 he received his Masters degree in composition from the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz (Austria), where he studied under the guidance of Clemens Gadenstätter.
Throughout his musical studies he has had the opportunity to study with important musicians, including Roberto Aguirre and Raquel López (Classical Guitar), Carole Chargueron, Franz Martin Olbrisch and Marko Ciciliani (Electronic Music), as well as to participate in many master classes, courses and individual lessons with composers such as Georges Aperghis, Brian Ferneyhough, Chaya Czernowin, Beat Furrer, Steven Kazuo Takasugi, Pierluigi Billone, Rebecca Saunders, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, Manos Tsangaris and Raphaël Cendo, and in festivals such as Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik Darmstadt, next_generation ZKM, Matrix SWR, FIMN Manuel Enríquez, SIRGA, Novalis and Impuls.
His music has been performed in many concerts and festivals in Mexico, Germany, Austria, United States, Argentina, Switzerland, France, Spain, Northern Irland and South Korea. His catalogue includes orchestral, ensemble, chamber, instrumental solo, vocal, choral, electronic, multimedia, music-theater and sound-installation pieces.
He currently studies the Konzertexamen (3rd Cycle) studies in composition at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst Stuttgart (Germany), under the supervision of Martin Schüttler.