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Valeria Palomino

Valeria Palomino

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Audio Fields:

  • Recording Industry - Music Recording/Mix Studio
  • Recording Industry - Post Production
  • Live Sound - Concert Sound
  • Educational Institutions - Educator

Job Duties:

  • Recording Engineer
  • Editor
  • Educator
  • Producer


Valeria studied piano at the National School of Music of the UNAM and the Bachelor of Arts at the University of the Cloister of Sor Juana.
She has worked on professional audio since 1993 and she specializes in editing systems and digital recording since its appearance. She was chief engineer in the control room of Nezahualcoyotl Concert Hall, the most important in Latin America. She worked there from 1995 to 2005, and during that time she conducted the recording and transmission of radio and television for more than 800 live concerts. She has collaborated either as recording engineer, record producer and editor on more than 70 albums with the major orchestras and ensembles of Mexico. She has participated in several debates about microphones and their specific application within the orchestra and solo instruments in different locations, both studies as concert halls.
She has worked in different seasons as audio engineer at the Instituto Mexicano de la Radio, Estudio 19, International Festival of New Music, and Music and Performance International Festival, among others.
In her career highlights recording music for the next movies: "Frida" (Julie Taymor, 2002 Oscar winner for Best Music), "Zurdo" (Carlos Salces, 2003, Ariel winner for Best Music) "The Crime of Father Amaro" (Carlos Carrera, 2002, nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Film), and "Walkout" (Edward James Olmos, 2006), among others.
She is currently treasurer of the Audio Engineering Society section of Mexico, and has given several specialized lectures about music production and recording of symphony orchestras.

AES Awards

In 2015, Valeria Palomino was presented with the AES Board of Governors Award in recognition of her Co-chairing the AES Latin America Conference 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico in April, 2015.

In 2018, Valeria Palomino was presented with the AES Board of Governors Award in recognition of co-chairing the 2017 AES Latin America Conference in Havana, Cuba.

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