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  Ricardo Acosta's music has been described by the East Hampton Star newspaper as "possessing great sensitivity, with colors and shadows that create a personal and unique atmosphere". Pianist and composer born in Torreón, Mexico, from the beginning he was a student of Mariana Chabukiani for ten years. In 2009 he was accepted to the Interlochen Center for the Arts, where he studied piano with Dr. Michael Coonrod and composition with Dr. John Boyle and Dr. Cynthia Van Maneen. He was instructed in conducting by Octavio Mas-Arócas, director of the orchestra of that institution at that time. In 2012 he was accepted and awarded a scholarship at the Eastman School of Music in New York to study piano and musical composition under the guidance of professors Barry Snyder, Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon and Carlos Sánchez-Gutiérrez. He has performed as soloist and composer in various orchestras such as the Camerata de Coahuila, Música Nova, Toluca Youth Symphony, Michoacán Symphony, Moscow State Symphony, the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra and the Eastman Philharmonia under the baton of conductors such as Ramón Shade. , Brad Lubman, Neil Varon, and Dmitri Orlov. He has participated in the Moscow Summer Music Festival, the Prague CCM International Festival, and the Gilmore Masterclasses Festival series.  In 2016 he received the prestigious Scholarship for Excellence in Arts from the Swiss Government. Ricardo Acosta began his master's degree in 2016 supported by said scholarship in Bern, Switzerland, with Professor Tomasz Herbut.

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