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CV for Orlando Jacinto Garcia

Contact Information:

Florida International University CARTA Miami Beach Urban Studios
420 Lincoln Road, Room 439,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139

Telephone 305-535-2617

garciao@fiu.edu

http://www.orlandojacintogarcia.com

Personal: Born 1954 in Havana, Cuba migrated to the US in 1961. Naturalized US citizen.

Employment: Professor of Music Composition School of Music at Florida International University (FIU) and Composer in Residence, FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Miami Beach Urban Studios, May 2014 to present; Founder and Program Coordinator FIU Music Composition Program 1987 to present; Director of the FIU School of Music January 2010 to April 2014; Graduate Program Director FIU School of Music 1997 to 2005; Assistant Professor 1987 to 1992, Associate Professor 1992 to 1997, Full Professor 1998 to present; Founder, director International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) Miami Section at FIU, the FIU New Music Miami ISCM Festival, and the FIU NODUS Ensemble; Resident Composer for the Miami Symphony Orchestra.

Education: D.M.A., University of Miami (FL) Music Composition, 1984; M.M., University of Miami, Theory and Composition, 1982, Dennis Kam major professor; B.M., Florida International University, Theory and Composition, 1980; B.A., Frostburg State University, Philosophy and Spanish Literature, 1977; Additional studies with Morton Feldman, Bernard Rands, Earle Brown, John Corigliano, David Del Tredici among others.

Selected Publications and Recordings: Recordings 7 solo CDs and works on 14 other compilation CDs released on New Albion, O.O. Discs, Opus One, Albany, CRI/New World, Capstone, North/South, CRS, Rugginenti and VDM (Italy), CNMAS (Mexico), Innova, Telos, Toccata Classics record labels; Articles published in Living Music Journal, New Music Box, Society of Composers Journal, SEAMUS Journal, etc.

Distinctions: Awards and Grants from the Fulbright Foundation: artist and Senior lectureships in Venezuela and Spain 1991 and 1996, Rockefeller Foundation: Bellagio Center 1999 and American Academy in Rome Visiting Artist 2000; James L Knight Foundation Challenge Grant for the creation of a new Multidisciplinary work 2015, Civitella Ranieri Foundation Center Artist Residency 2013, MacDowell Colony and Millay Colony artist residencies summer 2014, Bogliasco Foundation Residency 2015, Visby International Centre for Composers 2015; Cintas Foundation Fellowships 1994 and 1999, Dutka Foundation Fellowship 2001, Sal Martirano Award 2001, Sonic Circuits Competition prize 2001, Nuevas Resonancias prize 2000 (Mexico), Bloch Competition 2000 (France), State of Florida Composers Fellowship 2001, Matiz Rangel Prize 2005 (Colombia), 4 Latin Grammy nominations for best contemporary classical composition 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015. Numerous grants from Florida International University: Provost’s research awards 1999, 2005, TIP awards 1993 and 1996, Sabbaticals Fall 2008, 1991-92, CAS research grants 1996, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2014, Faculty Excellence in Research Awards 1994, 2002, 2015, among others.

Commissions for premieres by: The New World Symphony Orchestra, Bertram Turetzky, Corrado Canonici (Italy), Suono Sacro Ensemble (Italy), ArrayMusic (Canada), Orquesta Sinfonica Simon Bolivar (Venezuela), Maya Beiser, Robert Dick, Kathleen Supove, James Fulkerson, Joan La Barbara, Orquesta de Valencia (Spain), Orquesta de Malaga (Spain), Continuum, Miami String Quartet, Nuevo Ensemble de Segovia (Spain), Cantus Ensemble (Croatia), Sequenza Sur (Mexico), Seattle Modern Orchestra with pianist Cristina Valdes and violist Melia Watras, among others.

Additional Performances of note by: Buffalo Philharmonic, Brooklyn Philharmonic, Alabama Symphony, National Orchestra of El Salvador, Orquesta Sinfonica Municipal de Caracas, Orquesta Sinfonica de Venezuela, Orquesta Filarmonica Nacional de Venezuela, Orquesta Sinfonica Carlos Chavez (Mexico), Orquesta Nacional de la Republica Dominicana, Orquesta Sinfonica del Valle-Cali (Colombia), Malaga Philharmonic (Spain), Miami Symphony Orchestra, Lviv Philharmonic (Ukraine), Szczecin Philharmonic (Poland), Silesia Symphony Orchestra (Poland), Mrozek Woytek (Poland), Cuarteto Latinoamericano (Mexico), Bang on a Can All Stars, Barton Workshop (Holland), Gregg Smith Singers, Robert Black, Henri Bok (Holland), Daniel Kientzy (France), Michael Bach (Germany), Anthony de Mare, Yvar Mikhashoff, Guido Arbonelli (Italy), Pierre-Yves Artaud (France), among others.

In addition to numerous performances at concerts and recitals in many of the major capitols of the Americas, Europe, and Asia, performances and participation at major festivals such as: International Music Festivals in Poland: Katowice 2012, Silesia and Sandomierz 2013, Szczecin 2014; Foro de Nueva Musica Manuel Enrique Mexico City 1993, 1994, 2004, 2015, 2016, International New Music Festival Michoacan Morelia 2007, Cervantino Guanajuato 2007, 2010, Peninsula Sonora Merida 2014, Visiones Sonoras Morelia 2014, Seminario Mexicano de Musica Electroacustica (SMME) Festival Series 2014, 2015 DF, Mexico; International Review of Composers Serbia Belgrade 2016; International Computer Music Conference (ICMC): Singapore 2003, Miami 2004, New Orleans 2006, New York 2010; Society for Electroacoustic Music Conferences (SEAMUS) 2007, 2008, 2011, 2014, 2015; Music Festivals Spain: Asturias 1990, Alicante 1992, 1997, Salamanca 1993, 1997, 2001, 2006, Segovia 1995, 1997, 2001, 2007, 2014, Madrid 2011, 2014; Music Festivals Italy: Senegallia 1999, 2002 – 04, 2006, Ancona 1997, 1998, Assisi 2001, 2002, 2014, 2015 Acqui Terme 2002, Avellino 2006, Reggio Emilia 2004, Rome 2003, 2005; Spring Havana Festival Cuba 2000, 2002, 2004, 2010 and Festival de la Habana 2015, 2016, 2017; International New Music Festival Lima, Peru 2005, 2009; Zagreb Biennale 2009 Croatia; Society of Composers Incorporated (SCI) National Conferences 1982, 1987, 1988, 1992,1996, 1997, 2008; New Music San Diego 2007; Romania International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) Festival 2006; VI International Electroacoustic Music Festival Ai-Maako, 2006 Chile; New Music Festivals El Salvador 2005, 2006; World Bass Clarinet Congress 2005 Holland; Festival Tashkent 2005, Uzbekistan; Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival (FEAMF): 2000, 2004, 2005; International New Music Festival in Bogota Colombia 2003; Viva Musica Festival Portugal 2003; New Music Macedonia 2003; Latin American Music Festival (Festival Latinoamericano de Musica) 1991-95, 2000, 2002 Venezuela; North American Music Festival 1988, 2000; 8th Sonidos Festival (Cuba) NYC 1999; Musica Nova Sofia 1998; International Society for Contemporary Music World Music Days 1997 Korea; Foro del Caribe: Venezuela 1992, Puerto Rico 1993, El Salvador 1995, Venezuela 1996; Bourges Festival 1995 (France); Bang on a Can Festival NYC 1993; New Music America Miami 1988;

Interdisciplinary works: include recent collaborations (2009-14) with Jacek Kolasinski (video), Campbell McGrath (poetry), Augusto Soledade (dance), and John Stuart (video and architecture). This includes works for sound, video, and/or movement premiered at the Cervantino Festival, Cannes Film Festival, SoundImageSound Festival, Florida Dance Festival, and the premiere at the 2009 Biennale in Zagreb, Croatia of a 75- minute experimental video opera. More recently segments of Parallel Universes for video, electronics, and chamber ensemble have been presented at the International New Music Festival in Lima, Peru and at the Cervantino Festival in Mexico. In December 2017 and January 2018 two site specific works commissioned by the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens were presented. The first of the two was an interactive installation placed in the museums music room which brought the harpsichord, harp, and dulcimer to life as museum goers passed by and the second a work performed twice in the pool grotto area for string trio, wind chimes, wine glasses and fixed media was created utilizing the resonant qualities of the space. Upcoming work A Rising Tide an evening long work being created with the support of the Knight Foundation Arts Challenge Grant. The work being created with the additional support of Faena Art will include video, electronics, instruments, vocalists, movement and text and is a collaboration with choreographer Augusto Soledade, poet Campbel McGrath, visual artist Jacek Kolasinski, and designer architect John Stuart. The work focusing on sea level rise is scheduled for premiere in Miami Beach in May 2018.

Catalog includes over 190 works for a variety of solo, chamber, vocal, choral, orchestra, wind, electronic, and interdisciplinary genres.

Selected previous lectures, interviews on TV/radio, and master class/forum presentations: include Spring 2016 lectures at University of California San Diego and the Simon Bolivar Conservatory in Caracas, Venezuela, Fall 2015 lectures at DePaul and Northwestern, University of Washington, UNAM (Mexico City), UDLAP (Puebla Mexico) and the Instrumenta Festival (Oaxaca Mexico), November 2011, February 2012, November 2014 in Madrid, Spain at the New Music Festival of the City of Madrid (COMA) and while on the international jury for the BBVA prize; lectures and master classes at Birmingham University, York University, Keele University, and the Royal Academy of Music during tours of the UK 2005 and Fall 2014; lectures and master classes at the Universidad Autonoma (Mexico City), Centro Nacional Mexicano de Artes Sonoras (CNMAS), Center for the Arts Mexico City and the Conservatory in Morelia Mexico during tours of Mexico 2009, Fall 2014 (incudes TV and print media interviews); lecture at the University of Pittsburgh November 2011 Morton Feldman Retrospective Conference; lectured at Indiana University Latin American Music Center Conference October 2011; presented master classes and forums at the University of Costa Rica in San Jose June 2011; guest composer presentations at the Tribeca NYC New Music Festival June 2011; lectures at the Manhattan and Mannes School in NYC fall 2010 at NYU 2004 and 2008 and at Brooklyn College 2008; master classes and forums at the Cervantino Festival Mexico October 2007 and 2010 (including various media interviews); master classes and workshops at the International Contemporary Music Festival in Lima, Peru in November 2009 (including various media interviews); lectures and master classes at the National University in Zagreb, Croatia 2009 (includes TV and print media interviews); lectures at Brigham Young University 2008; lectures at the Hong Kong Baptist University 2007; lectures and workshops at the National Conservatory Santo Domingo DR 2007; lecture at the ISCM Festival Bucharest Romania 2006; guest composer presentations at the National Conservatory in San Salvador El Salvador 2005; pre concert lecture at the Colegio Nacional Mexico City 2004 (with media interviews), among others.

Panelist and Board membership: includes State of Florida, Composers Fellowships Review Panel Member, 1994, 2005, 2012, 2014; New Music USA Review Panel 2015; Arte y Clima Prize in Electroacoustic Music bringing awareness to environmental issues with music (sponsored by the Red Cross/Red Half Moon, Universidad Tres de Febrero Argentina, and a number of other environmental agencies) 2015; New Music USA grants panel 2015; International Composition Prize BBVA, Madrid, Spain jury member November 2011 and February 2012; Society for Electroacoustic Music (SEAMUS) selection jury 2014; Society of Composers Student Composers prize panel member 2008-09; XICOATL Composition Competition (sponsored by YAGE in Austria) cash awards to composers from Latin America panel member fall 2008; Advisory Board Noise Ensemble – New Music San Diego, June 2008 to present; Greater Miami Youth Symphony, Board of Trustees, May 2007 to 2011; Tigertail Productions board member 2015 to 2017; Cintas Foundation composer fellowships panel 2007 board member 2017 to present; Various NARAS/LARAS Latin and US Grammy panels, 2006 to present; Dominican Republic National Composition Prize panel member 2006; State of Florida Instrumental Music Panel member, grants to orchestras, etc, 2006; Rockefeller Foundation and Creative Capital Program MAP Fund panel 2005; Tigertail/Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs, Artists Access Grants panel 2005 to 2017; Florida International University Provost’s Summer Research Grants panel 2003; Miami ISCM Section WMD, NODUS, New Music Miami review panel chair 2001 to present; Florida International University Academy for the Art of Teaching panel 1999 – 2005; Chamber Music America Commission Grants Panel 1999; College Music Society Student Composer awards panel (South Region) 1999; American Composers Forum Review Panel member, 1996 McKnight Fellowships; State of Florida, Music Organizations Review Panel Member, 1991 and 1992; International Young Composers Competition Panel, 1992, Caracas, Venezuela; Meet the Composer Readers Digest Consortium Commissions Review Panel, 1991 grants and Meet the Composer (SE Region) Review Panel Member 1988-1989, 1989-90, 1995-96 seasons.

 

 

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Performances 2012

Atemporanea guitar quartet presents cuatro asimetrias in Bogota, Colombia: 10/31/2012 7:00 PM

The Atemporanea Guitar Quartet will be presenting cuatro asiemtrias as well as works by John Cage, Rodolfo Acosta, among others as part of their concert taking place October 31 in Bogota, Colombia at matik-matik space. More

Henri Bok performs sombras sobre parque central at the Bass Clarinet Summit in Potsdam: 09/28/2012 8:00 PM

Bass Clarinetist Henri Bok performs sombras sobre parque central at the Bass Clarinet Summit in Potsdam, NY. More to come…

universo paralelo 1 video version at ping pong in LA: 09/27/2012 7:00 PM

The video version of universo paralelo 1 with video by Jacek Kolasinski is being presented as part of Los Angeles Art Association Ping Pong 2012 at Art Platform Los Angeles. The show opens September 27. More

Marta Milosevic-Brankovic performs resonancia and oscurecimiento gradual as part of Cage Festival in Miami: 09/08/2012 3:00 PM

Pianist Marta Milosevic-Brankovic performs resonancia and oscurecimiento gradual as part of the Acoustica 21 Series and the Cage Festival being held in Miami, Fl presented by the FETA foundation. The concert will take place on September 8 at 3:00PM at the Miami Dade Public Library, Downtown branch 101 West Flagler Street Miami, FL 33130. More

Clarinetist Wojtek Mrozek performs el viento distante with the Lviv Philharmonic in Sandomierz, Poland: 08/18/2012 8:00 PM: 08/18/2012 8:00 PM

Clarinetist Wojtek Mrozek performs el viento distante with the Lviv Philharmonic on August 18 at 8:00 PM as part of a clarinet festival being held in Sandomierz, Poland.

Pianist Marta Milosevic-Brankovic performs recuerdos de otra musica para piano at World Piano Conference in Novi Sad: 06/27/2012 4:00 PM

Pianist Marta Milosevic-Brankovic performs recuerdos de otra musica para piano on June 27 at 4:00 PM at the World Piano Conference in Novi Sad, Serbia part of IV World Piano Conference. Her recital opens the Conference. More

Cellist Iracema de Andrade performs After Humans in Morelia, Mexico: 06/05/2012 8:00 PM

Cellist Iracema de Andrade performs After Humans for cello, electronics, and video on June 5 at the CNMAS in Morelia, Mexico. The work features video images by Jacek Kolasinski. More

Clarinetist Wojtek Mrozek premieres el viento distante with the Lviv Philharmonic in Mikolajow, Poland: 05/19/2012 8:00 PM

Clarinetist Wojtek Mrozek premieres el viento distante with the Lviv Philharmonic in Mikolajow, Poland on May 19 – with Krzesmir Debski conducting.

Cellist Iracema de Andrade performs mixtura in Mexico City: 05/18/2012 7:30 PM

Cellist Iracema de Andrade performs mixtura as part of her concert being held on May 18 at the Fonoteca Nacional in Mexico City. The concert also includes works by Santoro, Colasanto, and Carrasco Garcia. Admission is free. More

La catedral de cristal being presented at the New Music Miami Festival: 04/21/2012 7:30 PM

La catedral de cristal for fixed media is being presented at the New Music Miami Festival closing concert being held on April 21 at the FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios. In addition to electroacoustic music the Amernet String Quartet and the NODUS Ensemble will be performing. More

The Williams Percussion Ensemble performs una luz en la neblina distante: 04/20/2012 8:00 PM

The Williams Percussion Ensemble with Matthew Gold director will be performing una luz en la neblina distante for oboe and 4 percussionist on April 20 at Williams College. Also on the program works by John Cage and Sam Pluta among others. More

Cristina Valdes performs oscurecimiento gradual: 04/14/2012 8:00 PM

Pianist Cristina Valdes performs oscurecimiento gradual as part of her concert of music by Latin American composers including works by German Caceres, Mario Lavista Carlos Sanchez Gutierrez, and Jorge Grossmann. The event is part of the Cornish Concert Series in Seattle, Washington. More

Separacion video version being presented at the New Music Miami Outdoor Evening Concert at the Frost Museum: 04/04/2012 8:00 PM

Separacion with video by Jacek Kolasinski will be presented on Wednesday, April 4 as part of the outdoor concert being held by the Frost Museum of Art on the FIU SW 8th Street Campus. The event will include videos by John Stuart, Jacek Kolasinski, and Philip Blackburn projected on the Frost wall as well as music performed by the FLEA FIU laptop ensemble and the FIU New Music Ensemble. More

Marta Milosevic-Brankovic performs oscurecimiento gradual: 03/25/2012 4:00 PM

Pianist Marta Milosevic-Brankovic performs oscurecimiento gradual on Sunday, March 25 at 4:00 PM as part of the River Sounds concert series being held at the All Saints Episcopal Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Iracema de Andrade performs despues de los humanos: 03/24/2012 6:00 PM

Cellist Iracema de Andrade performs despues de los humanos for cello, electronics, and video by Jacek Kolasisnksi on March 24 at 6:00 PM at the Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo in Mexico City. More

Organist Wil Smith performs revelaciones in NYC at Music at First: 03/16/2012 7:30 PM

Wil Smith performs revelaciones as part of his recital being held at The First Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn Heights on March 16. More

NODUS performs universo paralelo I: 03/09/2012 7:30 PM

The NODUS Ensemble performs universo paralelo 1 as part of the New Music Miami Festival at a concert being held at the Spanish Cultural Center on March 9 at 7:30 PM. The work includes video images by Jacek Kolasinski. More

Bassist Evan Runyon presents Colores Ultraviolados: 03/04/2012 8:00 PM

Bassist Evan Runyon presents colores ultraviolados as part of his bass chamber recital Living Room Music 1: The last 50 years in Hartford, CT. Also on the program are works by Wuorinen, Schnittke, and Ziporyn. More

Cellist Iracema De Andrade performs despues de los humanos in Mexico City : 02/18/2012 6:00 PM

Cellist Iracema De Andrade performs despues de los humanos as part of her concert for cello, electronics, and video being realized on February 18 at the Auditorio of the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico located in Mexico City. The work includes video images by Jacek Kolasinski.

Violist Laura Wilcox performs viento nocturno: 02/17/2012 7:15 PM

Violist Laura Wilcox will be performing viento nocturne as part of the chamber music concert taking place at the Deering Estate this Friday at 7:15. The concert includes a preconcert reception.

Daniel Yellin premieres madera sonora: 02/10/2012 7:30 PM

Percussionist Daniel Yellin premieres madera sonora for solo marimba as part of the New Music Miami Festival. The concert on February 10 at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center also features NODUS and the FIU Symphony Orchestra as well as the music of Tania Leon. More

Wil Smith premieres new work revelaciones for organ at the New Music Miami Festival: 01/21/2012 7:30 PM

Organist composer Wil Smith will be premiering a new work revelaciones (revelations) for organ at the New Music Miami Festival. The Concert will take place on January 21 at 7:30 PM in the Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. More

FLEA performs After Life: 01/11/2012 8:00 PM

FLEA FIU’s Laptop Ensemble performs After Life as part of their concert on January 11 at the Gibson Miami Showroom in Miami, Fl. More

The Iota Ensemble performs musica para Madrid: 01/07/2012 8:00 PM

The Iota Ensemble at Williams College performs musica para Madrid on their January concert. The Ensemble led by Matthew Gold will be performing at the Center Stage hall at Williams College. More
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