"...que se benefician del timbre carnoso de los oboes barrocos, espléndidamente tocados por el conjunto Rossi Piceno." --ABC

Raúl Moncada, born in Mexico City, studied harpsichord and clavichord with Bob van Asperen, Menno van Delft and Siebe Henstra in Amsterdam and Utrecht obtaining his Muziek 1e fase diploma in Amsterdam (2001) and his Voortgezette Kunstopleiding Muziek in Utrecht (2004).

He received twice a fellowship from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and he has also been awarded several grants from the Mexican government.

As a continuo player as well as a soloist he has played in Holland, Germany, Italy, Austria, Belgium, Mexico and Spain in different festivals such as the Grachtenfestival (Amsterdam), Festival van Vlaanderen (Bruges), Encuentros de Música Antigua (Mexico city), and with orchestras and ensembles such as: La Primavera, Il Teatro Musicale, Les Muffatti.

From 2000 till 2005 he worked as accompanist in the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Regularly he is invited to give courses, lectures and master classes in Mexico.