Waldo Diaz Miranda was born on August 6, 1982, in Cuba. Waldo started studying music at the age of 15 at the National School of Art, in Havana, Cuba. There, he graduated as a Choir Conductor, as well as a Classical Pianist. Waldo has won many important Choir and Piano Competitions in Cuba. Additional studies include studies in Composition and Advanced Piano at the Superior Institute of Art, under the directions of prestigious professors, such as Juan Pinera and Andres Alen. Prior to his arrival to the United States, he worked with the influential Theater Company, Teatro de la Luna, under the direction of Raul Martin. Waldo also participated in, La Primera Vez (The First Time), originally a Polish play. Waldo performed musical arrangements of Blanca Rosa Gil's famous compositions that served as incidental music for the play. In 2010, this work won top honors for Sound Track and Original Music at the prestigious National Theater Festival, in Camaguey, Cuba.