Artist Bio

Rosino Serrano

Born in Spain, Mr. Serrano has been part of the musical scene of Mexico since the early ’80s and, for the last two decades, he has shared his professional life between New York, Los Angeles and Mexico City. He has served as a composer and musical director for a large number of theatrical productions including credits with Thalia Spanish Theatre and Central Park SummerStage in New York City; Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. and Mexico’s Organización Secreta and Compañía Nacional de Teatro. Since 2012, he has been a regular collaborator with the Latino Theater Company in L.A. where, most recently, he was the musical director for A Mexican Trilogy: An American Story, directed by José Luis Valenzuela. Serrano has scored films such as the Oscar-nominated The Crime of Father Amaro, Santitos and Walkout, directed by Edward James Olmos. As a pianist, musical director, composer, arranger, orchestrator, conductor or producer, he has worked alongside some of the most prominent artists in the Hispanic arena, including Eugenia León, Armando Manzanero, Santana, Ivan Lins, Camila, Tania Libertad and many others. He has produced more than 30 albums for both independent and major labels. A graduate of Manhattan School of Music, he currently is a faculty member at ITESM in Mexico City and an artistic member of Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte.