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BIOGRAPHY

I an Frederick is a Colombian born composer currently based in Bogotá. His works have been performed by ensembles and musicians such as the National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia (twice), Manolov String Quartet (National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia members), Corpas Symphony Orchestra (Colombia), Patel Conservatory Youth Orchestra (Tampa, FL), violinist Stephen Miahky, and the Ohio University New Music & Wind ensembles, among others.

He wrote the music to the film Krissy Belle (Chaos Films) by Miami based filmmaker Alyn Darnay, premiered at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival. After nationwide annual call for scores, his two orchestral pieces were performed live by the National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia under Swiss conductor Baldur Brönnimann. The Manolov String Quartet (Colombian Nat. Symphony members) has performed his music at the Bogotá International Music Festival and at the Cartagena International Music Festival. Among the prizes he has received, have been the 2013 Composers Initiative by the Patel Conservatory Youth Orchestra (Tampa, FL) and 1st prize at the Festival Internacional UniMúsica competition (Colombia).

He holds a B. Mus. from Corpas University (Bogotá, Colombia), and an M. Mus. from Ohio University. His primary mentors have been composers Mark Phillips, Andre Gribou, and Jorge Pinzón. He studied horn with Francisco Rodríguez (assistant principal horn of the Bogotá Philharmonic). He also engaged in summer study at Northwestern University, and studied composition with Robert Reinhart and Stephen Syverud (2005). He has attended master classes with Avner Dorman, Yotam Haber, David Lang, Krzysztof Penderecki, Wolfgang Seifen, and Tristan Murail among others. He has taught at Ohio University and is currently Adjunct Professor of Music at Área Andina University (Bogotá, Colombia).

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  • 3 Participations in festivals
  • 1 Movie score
  • 18 Compositions to date
  • 2 Awards Received

BIOGRAFÍA

Ian Frederick

C ompositor cuyas obras han sido tocadas en Colombia y en Estados Unidos bajo ensambles tales como la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia (dos veces), Cuarteto Manolov (Colombia), Patel Conservatory Youth Orchestra (Florida, EE.UU.), el violinista Stephen Miahky, la Orquesta Sinfónica Corpas, y Ohio University New Music Ensemble, entre otros.

Compuso la música para la película Krissy Belle del director Alyn Darnay, que se estrenó en el Festival Internacional de Cine de Fort Lauderdale. Sus dos obras orquestales han sido interpretadas por la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia bajo la dirección del suizo Baldur Brönnimann, en el teatro Mario Laserna de la Universidad de los Andes y en el auditorio de la Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano. El Cuarteto Manolov estrenó en Colombia su cuarteto durante el I Festival Internacional de Música de Bogotá | Bogotá es Beethoven en el Palacio Liévano y tocó un arreglo suyo en el Cartagena Festival Internacional de Música (2014). Fué ganador del 2013 Composers Initiative (Tampa, Florida) y ganó el 1er premio de composición del Festival Internacional UniMúsica (Bogotá).

Obtuvo un pregrado en música con énfasis en Teoría & Composición de la Universidad Corpas y una maestría en Composición de la Universidad de Ohio (EE.UU.), donde recibió una beca completa y fue docente. Sus principales maestros han sido los compositores Mark Phillips, Andre Gribou, & Jorge Pinzón. En el 2005, estudió improvisación en el curso de verano de Northwestern University y estudió con los compositores Robert Reinhart y Stephen Syverud. Estudió con la pianista Inés Leyva y corno francés con Francisco Rodríguez. A asistido a clases magistrales con Avner Dorman, Yotam Haber, David Lang, Kurt Stallmann, Wolfgang Seifen, & Tristan Murail entre otros. Tiene afiliaciones profesionales con American Composers Forum, National Association of Composers/USA (NACUSA), & Society of Composers, Inc.

  • 3 Participaciónes en festivales
  • 1 Score para película
  • 18 Composiciónes a la fecha
  • 2 Premios recibidos

 

MUSIC

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  • Revelations (2010) – string quartet, Manolov String Quartet (Colombia)

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  • Pensamientos Ajenos (2012) – orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia, Baldur Brönnimann

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  • Hollow Threads (2011) – 2 fl, ob, cl, bsn, horn, tmp, elec. guitar, elec. bass guitar, percussion – Ohio University New Music Ensemble, Andrew Trachsel

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  • Passacaglia (2012) – wind ensemble, Ohio University Wind Ensemble, Andrew Trachsel

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  • Violin Sonata (2011) – mvt. I, Stephen Miahky (violin), Tsu-Hsin Yeh (piano)

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  • Violin Sonata (2011) – mvt. III, Stephen Miahky (violin), Tsu-Hsin Yeh (piano)

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  • Nihilistic Voices (2008) – mvt. II Scherzo, Corpas Symphony Orchestra, Jorge Salazar

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  • Nihilistic Voices (2008) – mvt. V Finale, National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia, Baldur Brönnimann

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List of Works

Classical sonata allegro movement (2005), 5 minutes

Suite in three movements (2005), 7 minutes

Chaos, twelve tone piece (2007), 4 minutes

Miniature in Messian’s style (2007) 5 minutes

Visione – harp (2008), 4 minutes

Allegro Sonata – Piano and horn (2005), 5 minutes

Spheres – trio for alto sax, cello, and piano (2006), 6 minutes

Revelations – string quartet (2010), 8 minutes

Hollow Threads – 2 Fl, Ob, Cl Bb, Bsn, Hn. F, Tmp. Bb, electric guitar, electric bass, percussion (2011), 7 minutes

Violin Sonata -  violin & piano (2011), 17 minutes

Frenética (septet) – Fl, Cl Bb, Horn, Marimba, Vln, Vc, D.b (2013), 8 minutes

Revealed –saxophone quartet (2013), 60 seconds

Passacaglia (2012), 6 minutes (chamber orchestra version also available)

Nihilistic Voices, five movement suite – orchestra (2008), 22 minutes

Abandonations – string orchestra (2011), 6 minutes

Pensamientos Ajenos – orchestra (2012), 15 minutes

TraNslucidEz – orchestra (2013), 6 minutes

Krissy Belle (2013) U.S.A. – Alyn Darnay, director (28th Annual Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival premiere)

 

 

con un público de familias con niños de corta edad que recibieron la propuesta musical con un respeto y un entusiasmo como pocas veces he visto

- El País de España. Conciertos con el Cuarteto Manolov (Colombia) en el Festival Internacional de Música de Bogotá. -

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