Casey Driesse, Program Director | Music Program | Berklee Valencia | Berklee Valencia Campus

Javier Sánchez

Instructor Music Production, Technology, and Innovation

In Their Own Words

“Over the last few years, smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices have become a part of our everyday lives. The way we consume music and media has changed due to the proliferation of mobile devices. With more than 30,000 music apps already available in the App Store, users are able to create, edit, and publish their own works as well as enjoy other users’ content.”

“The mobile music app writing course explores all of the available frameworks to create music apps for iOS devices (iPhone/iPad). The course also covers all the needed techniques to design the app interface and create the best user experience. At the end of the course, the student will deliver his own music app that will be designed during the course.”

Career Highlights

  • Nearly 20 years of experience working in industry, research, and education, using computer-based techniques, in fields such as mechanical design, product design, manufacturing processes, architecture, civil engineering, computer-aided design, rapid prototyping, mobile development, and music technology
  • Author of a variety of research publications at international conferences and talks
  • Experienced at developing apps since 2009, with over 20 apps in the App Store
  • Cofounder and iOS developer at Xculpture (2011), DressApp (2012), Lingualia (2013), and Luraki (2014).
  • Visiting scholar at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), Stanford University, California, U.S., 2008–2011
  • Computer Aided Designing, Computer Aided Machining, Computer Aided Engineering (CAD/CAM/CAE) professor and ProEngineer/SolidWorks/Rhinoceros instructor at Tecnun, University of Navarra, 1999–2008
  • Researcher at Tecnun, University of Navarra, 2001–2008.
  • Tecnun Rapid Prototyping Lab founder, 2004
  • Visiting researcher at Industrial Engineering Department, University of Washington, Seattle, U.S., 2004
  • Worked in the cutting tools industry as head of the technical office at Widia in Spain and Germany


  • Winner at FinAppsParty 2011 at BDigital App, Barcelona, on November 11–12, 2011, (La Caixa-Barcelona Digital) for StockSound App


  • M.S., Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Dessau, Germany, membrane structures (2008)
  • Ph.D., Tecnun, University of Navarra, Spain, mechanical engineering (2006)
  • M.S., Tecnun, University of Navarra, Spain, mechanical engineering (1995)
  • B.E., Sheffield Hallam University, England, as a visiting student in the Erasmus Program (honours mechanical, 1994)