Madison Ree Koen He holds a master's degree in Cultural Studies from El Colegio de la Frontera Norte. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Music from the University of North Texas and a Bachelor's degree in Spanish, also from the University of North Texas. As a musician he has participated in several orchestras and groups of traditional Mexican and early music in Mexico and the United States, such as Mariachi Quetzal in Dallas, Texas, and Grupo Segrel in Mexico City.