The BluePrint Fellowship, a new National Sawdust initiative in collaboration with Juilliard, is a dual-track career, project mentoring, and commissioning course developed to support student composers. For the fellowship’s inaugural season, Juilliard composition students will present their commissioned BluePrint projects, for an exciting mix of voice, dance, electronics, and chamber ensemble, performed by both Juilliard students and the National Sawdust Ensemble.
The inaugural BluePrint Fellowship concert at National Sawdust will feature commissioned works by Barcelona-born composer Marc Migó as well as other BluePrint Fellows Evan Anderson, Hannah Ishizaki, Katie Jenkins, Cheng Jin Koh,, and Will Stackpole, for an exciting mix of voice, dance, electronics, and chamber ensemble, performed by Juilliard students with the National Sawdust Ensemble.
After some years of self-training, (Barcelona, 1993) started studying piano under the guidance of Liliana Sainz. Moreover, he privately studied harmony and counterpoint with Xavier Boliart. In 2013 he was accepted at ESMUC (Escola Superior de Musica de Catalunya), where he studied composition with Agustí Charles, Salvador Brotons and Albert Guinovart.
In 2017 he was able to move to New York to continue his musical studies thanks to a scholarship issued by Fundación SGAE (Spain). He is currently on his second year of a Masters degree in composition at The Juilliard School, where he is studying with Melinda Wagner. At Juilliard he was awarded the 2018 annual orchestral composition competition award. As a result, his Nocturne for Violin, Piano, Harp and String Orchestra was performed at Alice Tully Hall (NY), by The Juilliard Orchestra. It was conducted by Jeffrey Milarsky. The soloists were Alice Ivy Pemberton and Aleksandra Kasman. This same work also received the 3rd prize in the 2018 Busan Maru International Composition Competition (South Korea).
In 2019 he has received a Morton Gould young composers award by ASCAP and the New Juilliard annual commissioning competition award. He is a 2020 artist in residence at the National Sawdust thanks to a Blueprint Fellowship and also a fellow in the 2020 Minnesota Orchestra Composer’s Institute. He is currently pursuing a DMA in composition at Juilliard under the mentorship of John Corigliano.
6 pm doors, 7 pm show
November 17, 2019
National Sawdust, Brooklyn, New York
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