Yahir Durán, Lyricist
An outstanding Mexican composer and musician, Yahir Durán has been influenced by Mexican and Cuban folklore. Yahir studied sacred music at the Escuela Superior de Música of Guadalajara, and has performed at Palacio de Bellas Artes, CENART, and Festival Cervantino, among others. He has worked as a musician for over 30 years and has toured extensively throughout Mexico and through select cities in the United States including Brownsville, San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco). He has also written music for several musicals, published a book of poetry, and recorded eight albums. He has collaborated with such esteemed musicians as Eugenia León, Laura Murcia, and Mauricio Diaz Hueso.