Nacido y criado en Colombia, Iván Díaz es un músico, conferencista y maestro que compone música desde que tenía sólo 17 años. Con una maestría en Dirección Coral y una licenciatura en Música, Iván comenzó su carrera en la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana en Bogotá, Colombia. Después se mudó a los Estados Unidos y culminó sus estudios en la Universidad Atlántica de Florida.

On the road

En el camino

Iván Díaz


Además de su rol como director musical, en St. Francis de Sales en Florida, Iván es el director coral de NCYC (National Catholic Youth Conference), director musical del NCCYM (National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry) y director coral en una escuela secundaria. Su canto "Nuestra Alegría" fue elegido como el tema oficial juvenil del V Encuentro y ha participado como invitado especial en programas de EWTN y Jesus Christ Network. Su primer álbum con OCP es Honor y Gloria a Él y sus cantos están incluidos en colecciones de música contemporánea en español como Bendito, Bendito y Entre Tus Manos.

Iván participa en eventos con jóvenes, convenciones hispanas, talleres de música y otros eventos en todo el país. Él espera que su música y su testimonio sean instrumento para que todos experimenten el amor de Dios.

Actualmente vive en Miami, Florida, y es director de música en la Iglesia Católica San Francisco de Sales.

        

Born and raised in Colombia, Javier Iván Díaz is a musician, speaker and teacher who has been composing music since he was just 17. Holding a master of arts in choral conducting and bachelor of music, Iván began his college career at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia. After moving to the US, he completed his degrees at Florida Atlantic University.

In addition to his role as Music Director at the St. Francis de Sales Church in Miami Beach, Fla., Iván is the NCYC chorus director, NCCYM Music director and high school choral director. His latest release with OCP, “Nuestra Alegria / Our Joy,” was chosen as the official youth and young adult song for the V Encuentro. He has appeared on EWTN and the Jesus Christ Network. He released his first album with OCP in 2014, Honor y Gloria a Él, a contemporary Spanish-language collection. His songs and arrangements are also included in several collections from OCP, including Bendito, Bendito, a Spanish-language contemporary album with songs for adoration and Entre Tus Manos, a collection of songs for prayer and healing.

Iván is involved in diocesan youth conventions, Hispanic charismatic conventions, music workshops and other events all across the country. He hopes that his music and testimony become instruments for all to experience the love of God.

Currently, he lives in Miami, Florida, where he serves as director of music at Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Church.