Pablo Moncayo Studied Composition Under Candelario Huízar and Carlos Chavez. He
studied Piano with Eduardo Hernández, and was a member of the Mexican group of
The Four, together with Daniel Ayala Pérez, Salvador Contreras Sánchez and Blas Galindo Dimas. In 1932 he joined the Percussion section of the Mexican
State Symphony Orchestra.
In 1944 he was appointed artistic director of the National Symphony Orchestra
of Mexico City, which he conducted from 1949 to 1952.