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Welcome to the LAMI Festival!

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Wednesday July 28, 6:00pm (EST)


Opening Session & Welcome to LAMI

Welcome to our LAMI Festival!

Join Maria Fernanda Castillo and Régulo Stabilito on this welcome session where we'll share our work in the Latin American Music Initiative and will share some information about all our Festival events. Join us!

Wednesday July 28, 7:00pm (EST)

The Coral Nacional Simón Bolívar de Venezuela led by its conductor Lourdes Sanchez share a wide variety of pieces from their repertoire, including Venezuelan and Latin American composers.

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Concert: Choral Music from Latin America

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Thursday July 29, 10:00 Am (EST)

Institutional Presentation:

Festival Latinoamericano de Música (Venezuela)

Diana Arismendi, Excecutive Director, and Alfredo Rugeles, Artistic Director of the Festival Latinoamericano de Música share the incredible work they have done to keep this festival active for more than two decades. 

Thursday July 29, 11:30 Am (EST)

Performer's Panel: 
The Role of performers as activists for diverse repertoire

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Performers and promoters of Latin American repertoire get together to talk about their ideas to promote Latin American and diverse repertoire.


Maureen Conlon-Gutierrez

Horacio Contreras

Mariana Gariazzo

Danilo Mezzadri

Jorge Montilla

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Thursday July 29, 2:00-3:15 pm (EST)

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Chamber Music Concert:

Dalí Quartet, lecture recital

The Dalí Quartet shares with us their beginnings, projects and plans, along with the performances of works by Arriaga and Piazzolla

Thursday July 29, 4:00-5:20 pm (EST)

Research Project Presentations: 

El Espectáculo on Stage and Screen: Evocations of the teatro de revistas in cine mexicano by Jacky Avila

Collaborative Investigative Compositon: Caminantes and Canto de Tepuyes by Marielba Núñez and Pamela Ruier-Feenstra

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Join musicologist Jacky Ávila, and journalist Marielba Núñez with composer/carillonist Pamela Ruier-Feenstra sharing their incredible research and collaborative composition projects

Thursday July 29, 7:00-8:10 pm (EST)

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LAMI Recital:
Venezuela en Flauta: Music for Flute by Venezuelan Composers by Maria Fernanda Castillo


LAMI Co-Founder Maria Castillo shares music by Venezuelan composers that comprise her debut album. Works by Inocente Carreño, Icli Zitella and Andrés Eloy Rodriguez.

Friday July 30, 10:00-10:45 pm (EST)

Institutional Presentation & Interview

The Musical Historical Archive of the University of Costa Rica: Research and Social Action from the Public Univeristy (Costa Rica)- Susan Campos Fonseca


Experimentalism, Avantgarde, and Philanthropy in Latin America: The Case of the CLAEM- Juan Fernando Velasquez and Eduardo Herrera


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Join Susan Campos Fonseca share the work done at the Musical Historical Archive of the University of Costa Rica and Juan Fernando Velasquez in conversation with Eduardo Herrera

Friday July 30, 11:30-1:00 pm (EST)

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Conductor's Panel: 
The Conductor's Perspective: Programming and Promoting Latin American Repertoire

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Conductors and promoters of Latin American repertoire get together to talk about their ideas to promote Latin American and diverse repertoire.


                                                                        Giancarlo Guerrero

                                                                        Manuel Hernandez-Silva

                                                                        Raphael Jiménez

                                                                        Carlos Riazuelo

                                                                        Rodolfo Saglimbeni

                                                                        Alfredo Rugeles

Friday July 30, 2:00-2:30 pm (EST)

Chamber Music Concert:

Chroma Quartet, lecture recital

Manuel Cruz, cellist of the Chroma Quartet shares with us  a collection of pieces from their repertoire. Pieces by Bernal Jimenez, Arturo Marquez, and and arrangement by Rizard Siwy.

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Friday July 30, 4:00-5:00 pm (EST)

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Graduate Research Project Presentation: 

Bassoon Repertoire influenced by Latin American Music by Melanie Michelle Ferrabone

Panamanian bassoonist  Melanie Michelle Ferrabone shares one of her DMA recital at the Frost School of Music, University of Miami dedicated to the music of Latin American influences and composers for the bassoon. 

Friday July 30, 7:00-9:00 pm (EST)

Recital by advocates and allies:

Latin American Music: Bringing Artists Together

Enjoy a this wonderful recital of all Latin American repertoire.


Amy Porter, flute                                   Duo Cintemani, flute and guitar

Salvador Flores, Saxophone                Maureen Conlon-Gutierrez, violin

Danilo Mezzadri, flute                          Jorge Montilla, clarinet

Aristides Rivas, cello                             Hillary Herndon and Jorge Variego, viola & electronics 

Sans Palacios, Four hand piano          Timothy McAllister and Liz Ames, saxophone & piano

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saturday July 31, 10:00-10:45 am (EST)

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Institutional Presentation:

Latin American Music Center, Indiana University (United States)- Javier León, director

Join Javier León, director of the LAMC share the background, projects, archives and plans of this important institution.

saturday July 31, 11:30-12:45 pm (EST)

Composer's Panel: 
Bridging the Gap: The Symbiotic Relationship Between Composers and Performers

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Composers and promoters of Latin American repertoire get together to talk about their ideas to promote Latin American and diverse repertoire and how to make this music more accessible.


Carolina Heredia

Paul Desenne

Alfredo Rugeles

Jorge Variego

Icli Zitella

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saturday July 31, 2:00-3:00 pm (EST)

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Chamber Music Concert:

Reverón Piano Trio, recital

Join the Reverón Piano Trio in this showcase of Latin American Repertoire for piano, violin and cello

saturday July 31, 4:00-5:15 pm (EST)

Research Project  & Graduate Research  Project Presentations:

The Power of Piano Ensembles: Building Collaboration, Musicianship, Community, and Cultural Engagement by Laura Silva


Discovering Forgotten Works: "Chasca" (1939), opera americanista by Enrique Mario Casella (1891-1948) by Lucio Bruno Videla


Join Laura Silva share her innovative work with piano ensembles and Argentinian musicologist Lucio Bruno Videla share his work on recovering lost works from the Latin American repertoire.

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saturday July 31, 7:00-8:00 pm (EST)


Closing Remarks and Chamber Orchestra Concert. 

Régulo Stabilito, conductor

Join LAMI co-founders Maria Fernanda Castillo and Régulo Stabilito as they wrap up the first LAMI Festival!


Closing concert led by Régulo Stabilito, conducting chamber orchestra works by Latin American composers. 

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