Boston University College of Fine Arts Center of New Music hosts guest artist-in-residence CEPROMUSIC

in CFA, Music
January 15th, 2014

Marks ensembles first residency outside of Mexico

Boston, MA – Boston University College of Fine Arts to welcome CEPROMUSIC (Center of Experimentation and Production Music Contemporary) as guest artist-in-residence. Introduced to Boston University via College of Fine Arts’ Dean Benjamín Juárez, the Mexican ensemble will be in-residence in BU Center of New Music in late January.

“CEPROMUSIC is the first world-class group dedicated to contemporary music in Mexico. Their visit will offer a rare window on contemporary works, not by Mexican expats, but by the vibrant community of composers that lives and works in Mexico,” explains Joshua Fineberg, Boston University School of Music Professor and Director of the Boston University Center for New Music.

The group’s residency at Boston University marks their first outside of Mexico and is a unique opportunity for students to engage with these musicians and bring international context to the works.

“Dean Juarez’s links to Mexico have created this amazing opportunity to be the first outside of Mexico to hear and interact with this incredible ensemble. We are very grateful for the support offered by the Mexican government to make these exceptional events possible,” adds Fineberg. “This is a unique opportunity for our students and the greater Boston community.”

CEPROMUSIC residency at Boston University includes the following events free and open to the public:

CEPROMUSIC
Tuesday, January 28, 12:30-2pm
BU College of Fine Arts, Concert Hall
Public lecture/demonstration dealing with new music in Mexico today.
CEPROMUSIC
Wednesday, January 29, 12-2pm
BU College of Fine Arts, Concert Hall
Reading/recording session featuring BU student composers.

CEPROMUSIC
Thursday, January 30, 3-6pm
BU College of Fine Arts, Concert Hall
Reading/recording session featuring BU student composers.

CEPROMUSIC
Friday, January 31, 8pm
BU College of Fine Arts, Concert Hall
CEPROMusic concert featuring works by Mexican composers Julio Estrada, Javier Álvarez, and Jorge Torres, French composer Philippe Leroux, and American composer and BU School of Music professor/Director ad interim Richard Cornell.
CEPROMUSIC
Saturday, February 1, 8pm
BU College of Fine Arts, Concert Hall
CEPROMusic concert featuring works by Mexican composers Victor Ibarra, Georgina Derbéz, and Ignacio Baca Lobera, French composer Tristan Murail, and American composer Joshua Fineberg.

ABOUT BOSTON UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR NEW MUSIC
The Boston University Center for New Music, located at the heart of a thriving music school, enhances the presence of cutting-edge music within the curriculum while encouraging awareness of new music within the BU arts community. To widen the conversation among the greater university, the Center hosts lectures, demonstrations, and performances that are open to the public, providing a forum for broader interdisciplinary involvement. To that end, the Center also hosts several institutional collaborations, including its partnership with the Boston-based contemporary music sinfonietta [sound icon], and selected concerts presented at off-campus venues.

The Center is honored to host a number of artists-in-residence for its second season. Lauded composer Joan Tower will take residence three times during the year. Other residencies include variety of visiting artists and ensembles, include Austrian composer Olga Neuwirth, pianist Marilyn Nonken, CEPROMUSIC ensemble and the Arditti Quartet, who will all be performing and working with students. The Boston-based, new music sinfonietta, [sound icon] will also hold two concerts this season at the university. The Boston University School of Music at the College of Fine Arts is proud to offer this slate of events that place innovation and creation as cornerstones of the musical experience for the BU community.