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Biography


By exploring the merging of music and visuals, Argentinean composer Carolina Heredia’s current research is invested in the production of interactive audiovisual works, many inspired by or based on text from Latin American poetry. Her compositions have been commissioned and performed in the United States and South America by esteemed musicians and ensembles such as Alarm Will Sound, JACK Quartet, Derek Bermel, Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, Duo Cortona, and the Argentinean Cordoba State String Orchestra among others. Her work Ausencias/Ausências/Absences, for string quartet and electronics, dance and interactive video, commissioned and premiered by the JACK Quartet, received a 2015 Fromm Foundation Commission. Her music has been featured on the SONIC Festival NYC, Aspen Music Festival and School, Bowling Green New Music Festival, TIES Toronto International Electroacoustic Festival, SEAMUS, and 3rd Cordoba Composition Biennial, among others. She recently founded the Khemia Ensemble, a contemporary music ensemble who strives to create innovative concert experiences involving interactive technology. Her work Virgina (2015), for soprano and mixed choir, is being published by the Hal Leonard company. She is currently a fellow at the Institute of Humanities at the University of Michigan where she is pursuing a Doctorate in Music Composition studying with Michael Daugherty and Evan Chambers. She has taught as a Graduate Student Instructor for the Chair of Electronic Music and Music Theory. 



 

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Biography


By exploring the merging of music and visuals, Argentinean composer Carolina Heredia’s current research is invested in the production of interactive audiovisual works, many inspired by or based on text from Latin American poetry. Her compositions have been commissioned and performed in the United States and South America by esteemed musicians and ensembles such as Alarm Will Sound, JACK Quartet, Derek Bermel, Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, Duo Cortona, and the Argentinean Cordoba State String Orchestra among others. Her work Ausencias/Ausências/Absences, for string quartet and electronics, dance and interactive video, commissioned and premiered by the JACK Quartet, received a 2015 Fromm Foundation Commission. Her music has been featured on the SONIC Festival NYC, Aspen Music Festival and School, Bowling Green New Music Festival, TIES Toronto International Electroacoustic Festival, SEAMUS, and 3rd Cordoba Composition Biennial, among others. She recently founded the Khemia Ensemble, a contemporary music ensemble who strives to create innovative concert experiences involving interactive technology. Her work Virgina (2015), for soprano and mixed choir, is being published by the Hal Leonard company. She is currently a fellow at the Institute of Humanities at the University of Michigan where she is pursuing a Doctorate in Music Composition studying with Michael Daugherty and Evan Chambers. She has taught as a Graduate Student Instructor for the Chair of Electronic Music and Music Theory. 



 

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JACK Quartet and clarinetist Thiago Ancelmo after a performance of Lus in Bello at the University of Iowa

JACK Quartet and clarinetist Thiago Ancelmo after a performance of Lus in Bello at the University of Iowa

Composer and clarinetist, Derek Bermel and I after a performance of Lus in Bello at the SONIC Festival in New York City

Composer and clarinetist, Derek Bermel and I after a performance of Lus in Bello at the SONIC Festival in New York City

Violinist Caroline Chen and I after a performance of Dejate Caer at the Bowling Green New Music Festival

Violinist Caroline Chen and I after a performance of Dejate Caer at the Bowling Green New Music Festival

My work Incertidumbres being read at the Aspen Music Festival and School

My work Incertidumbres being read at the Aspen Music Festival and School

The beautiful Maroon Bells hike in Aspen, Colorado while in residence at the Aspen Music Festival and School

The beautiful Maroon Bells hike in Aspen, Colorado while in residence at the Aspen Music Festival and School