Estanislao (Tany) Cruz, a native of Chile, has been performing music professionally for over 25 years. He is cofounder of the international Chilean group, Altiplano. Tany is an exceptionally accomplished musician who performs on musical instruments from around the world. He crafts most of the string, wind and percussion instruments he plays. Mr. Cruz has participated in various international events, including concerts, festivals, workshops and seminars throughout Europe, South America, North America and Azerbaijan. Tany's former group, Altiplano, in collaboration with Skruk, a well-known choir in Norway, won a Platinum Award for the album: "Deja Libre Mis Flautas", which sold over 25,000 copies worldwide.