Sun, Apr 18|
Latin American Orchestral Music: A confluence of cultures & influences
Award-winning composer and educator Jorge Villavicencio Grossmann explores African, Asian, European and indigenous influences on the brilliant orchestral music of Latin America.
Time & Location
Apr 18, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
About the event
Award-winning composer and educator Jorge Grossmann explores African, Asian, European and indigenous influences on the brilliant orchestral music of Latin America.
More about our guest speaker:
Jorge Villavicencio Grossmann’s music has been performed throughout the United States, Latin America and Europe by ensembles such as the Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Sao Paulo Symphony, Klangforum Wien, Boston Musica Viva, Talea Ensemble, the Amernet, Borromeo, Mivos and JACK quartets. His awards include a 2016 Fulbright Scholar grant for creative work in Spain, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowship, Fromm Music Foundation Commission, Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a fellowship from Vitae. He is currently associate professor of music composition at Ithaca College and director of the Ithaca College Contemporary Ensemble. In addition, he is Head of Composition at VIPA, Valencia International Performance Academy.
Guest speaker presented by LifePath, Inc.
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