Jorge Cózatl is artistic director of Concierto Latinoamericano and Choir Kantorei CEDROS--‐UP. Jorge was born in Mexico City and studied at the National School of Music. Jorge Cózatl was born in Mexico City and studied at the National School of Music. Since then, he has maintained constant activity around the choral music in Mexico, performing in the Unites States of America, Cuba, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Greece, Russia, France, England, Spain and Germany. He formed and conducted the Children and Youth Mexican Choir in 1994, conducted the Goethe Institute Choir in Mexico in 2000, and in 2001 he was invited to conduct the Femenine Choir of the Reihnische Musikschule in Cologne, Germany. He has conducted the Madrigal Choir of the National Institute of Fine Arts INBA in Mexico as well as several ensembles and choirs in different states of Mexico, including Coro de la República. He has also produced vocal arrangements of different folk tunes, mainly of Latin American music that has been recorded by different ensembles in Mexico and Austria. In 2008-2009, Cózatl participated in the first year that VocalEssence offered the ¡Cantaré! Community Engagement program. In 2010, his arrangement of Xtoles was published by VocalEssence Music Press.