Francisco Cuadrado is composer, sound designer and music producer. He has worked for more than 16 years in projects for Universal Music, TVE, Lotus Films, Nickel Odeon Dos, Flamenco Vivo Records, Acciona Producciones y Diseño, Hall Academy of Media Arts, Fundación Barenboim or Cámara Negra Teatro.
Francisco José Cuadrado obtained his PhD in Communication from the University of Seville and is a lecturer in Education and Communication at Universidad Loyola Andalucía. He is the director of the postgraduate program Leaders for the world at Loyola Leadership School. Francisco received the “Network Research Award” from Telefónica Foundation for his doctoral thesis on Film Sound Design. He has also held the position of lecturer at the University of Seville, the University Ramón Llull (Barcelona), Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO, Mexico) and the National University of Quilmes (Argentina).
He principally undertakes his research in two areas. The first is focused on music and sound creation and perception in media (music and sound design for audiovisual and interactive products, surround sound perception, emotions generation through sound and virtual audio/music technologies). The second area of research is centered on music education and child development through music. Since 2012 Francisco Cuadrado leads the research and educational project “Music and Talent”, focused on the use of music as a resource for the cognitive, social and emotional development of school aged children. He is member of SEMPRE (Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research) and ENSEC (European Network for Social and Emotional Competence).
The development of the talents and intelligences… through the music
PhD Professor at Universidad Loyola Andalucía
Member of the Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research
Member of the European Network for Social and Emotional Competence