Jaime Belmonte
Jaime Belmonte
Composer
Jaime Belmonte Caparrós is a Spanish composer, conductor and ensemble singer based in Helsinki. His music is regularly performed in America, Asia and Europe and he works both as an independent composer and collaborating with different artists exploring transculturality, transdisciplinarity and new ways of expression using technologies. At the moment he is finishing his Master's Degree in composition at the Sibelius Academy under the guidance of Lauri Kilpiö and mentored by Kaija Saariaho, and has participated in several academic programs like Ruta Quetzal in 2005, Tenso Workshop for Choir and Electronics in 2016, Transcultural Collaboration in 2017 and Impuls Academy and Atlas Lab in 2019. His music has been awarded in competitions like the 1st PAMPA residency and the 1st Witold Szalonek Composition Competition and performed in numerous festivals by very diverse ensembles.His artistic work has been supported by the Laura and Marketta Simes Foundation, the Martin Wegelius Foundation, the Sibelius Academy Foundation and the Sibelius Fund.