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federico garcia

Born in Bogota, Colombia, in 1978, composer and conductor Federico Garcia is based in Pittsburgh since 2001. He holds a PhD in Composition and Theory from the University of Pittsburgh (2006), and has pursued advanced studies in conducting with Dr. Robert Page since 2008. As Artistic Director of Alia Musica and guest conductor for the IonSound Project among others he has produced and conducted over 20 premieres by Pittsburgh composers.

An award-winning composer, his Passacaglia for orchestra on a Theme by Bach received first prize in the 2001 Colombian National Composition Competition, among other distinctions. His Bajo el Hechizo, for guitar, marimba, and piano (2009) was selected for the second volume of ERMMedia's "Made in the Americas" series. His most recent piece, Inter Alia for symphony orchestra, was commissioned and premiered by the Cabrillo Festival in Santa Cruz, California in August 2009.

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