79. Alejandro Lopez V photo_previewAlejandro was born in Mexico and graduated with honors from the Universidad Veracruzana. He served as principal trombone in the Filarmónica 5 de Mayo in Puebla, Mexico, from 2015 to 2017. He won the Latin-American Trombone Competition and the Manuel M. Ponce prize in 2013. Alejandro has participated in music festivals outside of Mexico and is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree at the University of New Mexico as a recipient of the Conacyt-FINBA scholarship.