(Costa Rica, b. 1968)

Vinicio Meza is a composer, clarinetist and saxophonist from Costa Rica.

He began his Music studies with his father, then he went to the Municipal School of Music in his hometown Paraíso, Cartago, where he began his clarinet studies. Thereafter he continued his Music studies at Conservatorio de Castella and after graduation, he studied for two years at Interlochen Arts Academy, in Michigan, USA. He obtained his Bachelor of Music degree in Clarinet Performance from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, USA, and his Master of Music degree in Clarinet Performance from Florida State University in Tallahassee, USA.

He is a composer and arranger of symphonic music, chamber music, jazz and salsa music. Several works have been recorded or commissioned in Costa Rica and abroad.

He has been Clarinet Professor at University of Costa Rica and National University of Costa Rica. He is a member of the Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica and teaches Music Appreciation at the Technological Institute of Costa Rica.

Works by Vinicio Meza at Filarmonika Music Publishing

Works under Digital Distribution
Curubandeando 2015 clarinet quartet 06:00
Invención 2009 concert band 08:00
Preludio y Scherzo 2009 concert band 08:00
Tango 2010 concert band 03:30
Quisiera decirte 2012 orchestra 03:30
Imágenes 2012 orchestra 05:30
Danzoneando 2012 orchestra 05:30
Curubandeando 2013 orchestra 06:00
Fantasía sobre tres canciones costarricenses 2017 orchestra 10:30
Obertura festiva 2012 orchestra 16:00
Episodios 2016 bassoon & orchestra 09:00
Pasillo enredao 2012 jazz quartet & orchestra 10:00
Pasillo enredao 2014 jazz quartet & conc. band 10:00
Calypso 2012 orchestra 01:40
Vereda tropical (G. Curiel) 2012 orchestra 02:30
La comparsa (E. Lecuona) 2014 orchestra 03:20
Romance a La Habana (R. Tico) 2014 orchestra 05:00

Vinicio Meza’s Personal Website