The Mexican conductor and recorder player, Horacio Franco, studied at National Conservatory of Music of Mexico in Guatemala City, Guatemala;; Conservatorio Nacional de Música México DF in Mexico City (1977-1981); and Sweelinck Conservatorium Amsterdam (Recorder: Class of 1985).
Horacio Franco is one of the most renowned Mexican artists; acclaimed by international critics as one of the most outstanding representatives of their instrument worldwide, He offers about 150 concerts a year. in Mexico, he has been He was Guest Conductor and soloist of Orquesta Filarmonica De La Ciudad De Mexico (1990-2008); Guest Director of Coro de Madrigalistas de Bellas Artes in Mexico City (2008-2013); Music Director of Sistema Nacional de Fomento Musica (since 2014). He has performed in venues so important as the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico, Carnegie Hall in New York, Berliner Philharmoniec, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tzavta Hall in Tel Aviv and in many major festivals.
In the field of education, Horacio Franco has been Professor of recorder at Escuela Superior De Música Inba in · Mexico City, Mexico (1980-1981); Professor (Chair of interpretation and chamber ensemble) at Conservatorio Nacional de Música México DF (since 1985-present). In England, the USA and Mexico he has participated in educational projects.