EarShot: Oregon Symphony

April 18-20, 2022

Raúl Gómez-Rojas, Conductor

Mentor Composers: Andy Akiho, Kenji Bunch, Andreia Pinto Correia

Participants: Andrea Chamizo Alberro, Nicolas Chuaqui, Horacio Fernández Vázquez, Marisol Gentile

About the Composers

Andrea Chamizo Alberro  (México, 1988) studied composition and music theory at Center for Music Studies and Research (CIEM) at Fellowship level and obtained the FLCM Diploma awarded by the London College of Music.  Read More

Praised for his “sharp and precise imagery” (The Utah Review), Nicolas Chuaqui has been recognized as a composer of emotional depth and imagination. Most recently, he was a winner of the 2020 Khorikos ORTUS International New Music Competition, one of four finalists for the ASCAP/SEAMUS (Society for Electroacoustic Music in the US) Student Commissioning Prize, and winner of the Bernard Rogers Prize from the Eastman School of Music for his orchestral work Cantus. Read More

Horacio Fernández Vázquez, who goes by the stage name Horatio on the Beat, is a  classical composer by day and an urban music producer by night. He  writes music that embraces and fuses urban and western classical traditions, particularly those  coming from Latin America. Read More

Marisol Gentile (b. 1972) is an Argentinean conductor, composer, violist/violinist and soprano, who hails from the city of Rosario. Her catalog includes more than 120 works for solo instruments, chamber groups, symphonic orchestra with and without soloists, and works for a cappella mixed choir and with instrumental accompaniment. Her compositions have won competitions in Argentina and abroad, including the “Creation Stimulus Award” awarded by the SGAE Foundation on more than 10 occasions and the Distinction of the 1st Municipal Prize from the Buenos Aires City Government, which is a composition life grant. Read More