composer

2021-22 Season:
Guest Composer Orquesta Sinfonia de Heredia
Commissioned Composer University of Michigan Percussion Studio
Guest Composer Ashland Symphony Orchestra
Guest Composer Latin American Music Festival in Venezuela

Cayambis

My music emerges from the heart of Caribbean rhythms and chants. We are a creative mixture of cultures – an explosion of sounds, colors, and imagination. It has always been my universe, my poetic vision of the world…”

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Darwin Aquino

Media

Note on Darwin Aquino at FIU University Graduate School

Note on Darwin Aquino at FIU University Graduate School

Classical music is not as big of a tradition in the Dominican Republic as it is in some other locations, and opportunities for young musicians are limited there. “But when you have a passion about something, life sends you the way,” says Darwin Aquino, an FIU graduate...

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Read an exciting new paper on Cantata para Amansar la Muerte

Read an exciting new paper on Cantata para Amansar la Muerte

Folklore in the Modern Concert Hall: Religion, Tradition, and Cultural Mixture in Darwin Aquino’s Cantata para Amansar la Muerte (Cantata to Tame Death) The purpose of this analysis by Emmanuel Berrido is to explain how Darwin Aquino’s work, Cantata para Amansar la...

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