Wilfrido Terrazas (Willy/he/él) is a San Diego-based Mexican flutist, improviser, composer, and educator whose work explores the borderlands between improvisation, musical notation, and collective creation. He co-founded the pioneering Mexico City-based improvisers’ collective Generación Espontánea in 2006, and has performed more than 400 world premieres, written over 70 compositions, and recorded more than 50 albums, eight of them as a soloist or leader. His recordings have been published in Mexico, the US and Europe, and he has presented his work in 22 countries in a career that spans over three decades. He has also carried out residencies at Omi International Arts Center (NY), Atlantic Center for the Arts (Florida) and Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture (Greece). Wilfrido co-curates the Semana Internacional de Improvisación, a festival in Ensenada, his hometown, and is Associate Professor of Music at the University of California San Diego, where he has worked since 2017.  

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