The Cayambis Connection

The Cayambis Connection

Posted at Jul 16, 2015 | Posted in: Participaciones, Prensa | By: fede | No comments
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“Go Northeast, Young Company!”

Well, those words were not exactly said, but we are going northeast next month, to the National Flute Asso- ciation Convention in Washington, DC. If you happen to be there, do come by and visit our booth, number 521. We’re going to be taking with us almost 60 pieces by over 20 composers!

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New Titles!

You might say that we’re in full flute crazy mode. Here are just a few of the new titles added to our catalog during the last month:  Lu, for unaccompanied piccolo, by Boris Alvarado; two works by Edson Beltrami, his Adagio and Allegro for flute and string orchestra andRag, for double wind quintet; Sadiel Cuentas’sElectro-canon, for flute and digital processor was just finished yesterday; Three Miniatures for unaccompanied flute, byLuis Pérez Valero;Confluence, for flute, bass clarinet and piano, byAdriana Verdié; and flute choir, Portrait of the Harlequin and a Mirror byAndrés Levell. Click on any of these links to check these out.

Walker Gives Talk

Last month, John Walker gave a talk on Latin American choral music at the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Con- vention in Austin Texas. Entitled, “A Stylistic Critique of Latin American Choral Composition,” Walker was one of nine out of many hundreds to have been selected to present at this special conference on Latin American choral music.

Verdié, Flute 3.2.4.

Our People in the News

Samuel Robles reports that last month two of his works published by Cayambis Music Press were performed:  in Panama, as part of the Festival Musicarte, violinist Graciela Núñez played Tres preludios para una cabanga, and in the Boston Conservatory, clarinetist Kayondra Reid presented Cabangueando.
Federico Núñez wrote to inform us that his work for bass flute and guitar, Without Anything, was premiered by Sebastián Tellado and Manuel Moreno on July 7 in the Payró Theater in Buenos Aires. In addition, he received an Ars Nobilis prize for composition and on July 11 the Armonía Opus trio premiered his work, Luminiscencias veladas, for clarinet and bassoon.

 
Performing Luminiscencias veladas, David Lheritier, clarinet and María Marta Ferreyra, bassoon.
In other news items, just yesterday, Luis Pérez Valero’s work,Caracas 1958, for mixed a cappella choir on a text by Márgara Russotto, was premiered by Arvo’s Ensemble in the Eladio Alemán Sucre Cultural Center in Caracas, Venezuela.
Finally, Kent Holliday will have three toccatas recorded by British pianist Martin Jones in November, which are expected to released on CD about a year from now. Future recordings of his music include a solo piece for trombone (to be played by Jay Crone) and a short romantic piece for solo piano.
 

Innovative Ensemble Joins Artist Program

Cayambis Music Press is pleased to announce that theKhemia Ensemble has been added to the company’s roster of international artists. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the ensemble’s mission is to perform and commission new music from throughout the Americas. Its goals are not only to present rarely heard gems but also to have their programs introduce the vast panorama of Latin American culture. Welcome, Khemia Ensemble!

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