VocalEssence ¡Cantaré! 2019-2020 Composer
Julio Morales’ passion for choral music has taken his career as an arranger and composer to choirs including Coro Altus, Ensamble Vocal Veracruzano, Coro de la Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, the Ensamble Mesticanto of Venezuela, and the University of Michigan Men’s Club in the United States. In 2012 his composition “Dos cuerpos,” with lyrics by Octavio Paz, was included in the Cor-atl México collection, which documented Mexican choral activity and its national and international influence, and was presented by Jorge Cózatl, a previous VocalEssence ¡Cantaré! composer.
In 2013 he started as a professor in the Instituto Superior de Música del Estado de Veracruz (ISMEV), and in the Centro de Estudios de Jazz de la Universidad Veracruzana (JAZZUV). Now he is studying to receive his master’s in composition in the Universidad Veracruzana, is the conductor of the choir Vox Populi Project, a tenor singer in the EnsambleVocal Veracruzano, a professor of jazz choir in Jazzuv and professor of Technologies Applied to Music in the Instituto Superior de Música del Estado de Veracruz (ISMEV).