Vince Mendoza Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 16 Jan, 2018
Facts of Vince Mendoza
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Vince Mendoza
Birth Name Vince Mendoza
Father N/A
Mother N/A
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Norwalk, Connecticut
Ethnicity White
Profession Music conductor & composer
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Face Color White
Girlfriend N/A
Married N/A
Married to N/A
Children N/A
Education Ohio State University, University of Southern California
Awards Grammy Award for Best Arrangement, Instrumental Or A Cappella, Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album, Grammy Award for Best Arrangement, Instruments And Vocals, Latin Grammy Award for Best MPB Album
Online Presence Twitter
Sisters N/A
Albums Nights on Earth, Homecoming, Animato, Highway 154, Instruction Inside
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American music arranger Vince Mendoza is also a music conductor and a composer. Mendoza, who was interested in music from his early age has composed various albums till date.

Besides his professional life, the two times Grammy Award-winning music composer and arranger, Vince Mendoza, is currently single.

Early Life and Education

Vince Mendoza was born on 17th November 1961 in Norwalk, Connecticut. Mendoza was born under the birth sign Scorpio. As per his nationality, he is American and as far as his ethnicity is concerned, he is White.

Mendoza completed his schooling at Norwalk high school. In 1983, he graduated with a degree in music operation from Ohio State University. While at the university, he used to participate in the Jazz Ensemble and Concert Band. Later, he also graduated in Composition from the University of Southern California.

From an early age, Mendoza played guitar. He was influenced by classical music, jazz, and soul.


Vince Mendoza, at the initial phase of his career, worked with Ohio University and Peter Erskine (American jazz drummer) and released various songs and albums.

During early 1990, Vince Mendoza signed a contract with Blue Note Records and released albums with his compositions like Start Here and Instruction Inside. He collaborated with Gary Burton, Charlie Haden, Michael Brecker and Pat Metheny in his composed albums.

Later, Vince Mendoza worked with John Mitchell in the six times Grammy Award-winning albums, Both Sides Now and Travelogue. In 2017, he released the album Homecoming with his arrangement and compositions under Sunnyside Records.

Personal Life

Vince Mendoza, a famous music composer, is unmarried and doesn't have any children yet. He doesn't have a public dating history, nor stirs any rumors.

Vince Mendoza might have had girlfriends/boyfriends in the past. However, he has not revealed anything regarding his relationship and dating life.

Net Worth

Vince Mendoza, 56, is the chief conductor of the Dutch Metropole Orchestra. The Emmy Award-nominated composer's net worth is possibly in millions, or at least a $1 million. However, the official amount is not confirmed yet.

According to some sources, the average salary of a music composer in America is between $19,967 to $150,501. Mendoza is a composer with celebrity status, so, his income is considerably more than that. 


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