Germán LemaGermán, a composer and jazz pianist/organist, studied a few years at the American School of Modern Music in Paris and completed his studies in Ireland, where he obtained a First Honours BAJP (BA in Jazz Performance) from Newpark Music Centre and a MA in Contemporary Composition from the Waterford Institute of Technology.
From 2006 until 2009 Germán was part of the teaching staff of the jazz program at Newpark Music Centre, where he taught composition, arranging, harmony, jazz piano, improvisation and ensemble. He played at festivals in Spain, Ireland, Greece and Paraguay.
Having recently moved to Paraguay, he set the first full-time popular music program, a four year long course in jazz. Currently, he is composing for different jazz groups, as well as music for theatre plays, teaching and starting to write and arrange orchestral stuff. Germán is member of the Instituto Tecnológico de Música Popular & Contemporánea staff.
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