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BIOGRAPHY

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A ward-winning composer Ian A. Frederick won the 2014 National Prize of Music in Composition by the Ministry of Culture of Colombia for his orchestra piece TraNslucidEz. The National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia has performed his three orchestra pieces under conductors Baldur Brönnimann and Ricardo Jaramillo. He wrote the music to the film Krissy Belle (Chaos Films) by Miami based filmmaker Alyn Darnay, screened at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, Action on Film International Film Festival (Los Angeles, CA), and selected for distribution by Maverick Entertainment Group, Inc. Other awards include the 2013 Composers’ Initiative by the Patel Conservatory Youth Orchestra (Tampa, FL) and the 1st prize in composition at the Festival Internacional UniMúsica competition (Colombia). His work has been presented at the Bogotá International Music Festival and the Cartagena International Music Festival. Performers of his music include the 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. His concerts have been reviewed by major Spanish-language newspapers such as El País (Spain), El Tiempo (Colombia) & El Espectador (Colombia).

Born to a Colombian mother and an American father, he holds a B. Mus. from Corpas University (Bogotá, Colombia), and an M. Mus. from Ohio University. His primary mentors have been composers Mark W. Phillips, Andre Gribou, and Jorge H. Pinzón. 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.

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Ian A. Frederick won the 2014 National Prize of Music in Composition by the Ministry of Culture of Colombia. His works have been performed by ensembles such as the National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia (thrice), Manolov String Quartet (National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia members), Corpas Symphony Orchestra (Colombia), and the Patel Conservatory Youth Orchestra (Tampa, FL), among others.

He wrote the music to the film Krissy Belle (Chaos Films) by Miami based filmmaker Alyn Darnay, receiving screenings at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival and the Action on Film International Film Festival (L.A.). His music has been featured at the Bogotá International Music Festival & 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. M. from Corpas University (Bogotá, Colombia), and an M. M. from Ohio University. His primary mentors have been composers Mark W. Phillips, Andre Gribou, and Jorge H. Pinzón.

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I an A. Frederick won the 2014 National Prize of Music in Composition by the Ministry of Culture of Colombia. His music has been performed by the National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia, Patel Conservatory Youth Orchestra (Tampa, FL), and the Manolov String Quartet (Colombia) among others.

His music has been featured at the Bogotá International Music Festival, the Cartagena International Music Festival, and the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival. He won the 2013 Composers’ Initiative (Tampa, FL) and the 1st prize at the Festival Internacional UniMúsica competition (Colombia). He holds degrees from Corpas University (Colombia), and Ohio University.

 

 

  • 4 Participations in festivals
  • 1 Movie score
  • 1 TV pilot episode score
  • 3 Competitions won

BIOGRAFÍA

Ian Frederick

I an A. Frederick ganó el Premio Nacional en Composición, Obras Para Orquesta Sinfónica del Ministerio de Cultura de Colombia en el 2014. Sus obras han sido tocadas en Colombia y en Estados Unidos bajo ensambles tales como la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia (tres 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. Ha sido mencionado en medios como El Tiempo (Colombia), El Espectador (Colombia), El País (España), & 10 News CBS (Tampa, EE.UU.).

Compuso la música para la película Krissy Belle del director Alyn Darnay, que se estrenó en el Festival Internacional de Cine de Fort Lauderdale y fué seleccionada para el festival Action On Film International Film Festival (Los Ángeles, CA). Sus obras orquestales han sido interpretadas por la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia bajo la dirección del suizo Baldur Brönnimann y Ricardo Jaramillo, 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 W. 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 National Association of Composers/USA (NACUSA), & Society of Composers, Inc.

  • 4 participaciónes en festivales
  • 1 score para película
  • 1 score de episodio piloto de TV
  • 3 premios recibidos

 

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List of Works

  • 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
Colombian premiere & performances at the Festival Internacional de Música de Bogotá (2013) – Cuarteto Manolov (members of National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia)

  • Hollow Threads – 2 Fl, Ob, Cl Bb, Bsn, Hn. F, Tmp. Bb, electric guitar, electric bass, percussion (2011), 7 minutes
Premiere by the Ohio University New Music Ensemble, Andrew Trachsel conductor. Kennedy Museum of Art – Athens, OH (2011)

  • Violin Sonata –  violin & piano (2011), 17 minutes
Premiered by violinist Stephen Miahky (2012)

  • Frenética (septet) – Fl, Cl Bb, Horn, Marimba, Vln, Vc, D.b (2013), 8 minutes
  1st prize winner of the Festival Internacional UniMúsica competition (Bogotá, Colombia)

  • Revealed – a miniature for saxophone quartet (2013), 60 seconds
Selected by A Very Small Consortium Call for Scores, premiered at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (2013)

  • Passacaglia (2012), 6 minutes (chamber orchestra version also available)
Premiered by the Ohio University Wind Ensemble, Andrew Trachsel conductor – Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, Ohio University (2012)

  • Nihilistic Voices, five movement suite – large orchestra (2008), 22 minutes
Premiered by the Corpas Symphony Orchestra, Bogotá, Colombia (2009). Selected & performed live by the National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia (2011) – Baldur Brönnimann, conductor.  2nd Reading Workshop,  New Compositions for the Colombian National Symphony 2011

  • Abandonations – educational/amateur string orchestra (2011), 6 minutes
Commissioned by conductor Steven Huang for premiere at the 17th Annual Honor Band, Choir, & Orchestra Festival – Ohio University (2012). CD available; Soundwaves.org, A music catalogs for Music educators

  • Pensamientos Ajenos – large orchestra (2012), 15 minutes
  Selected & premiered by the National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia (2012) – Baldur Brönnimann, conductor. Plataforma 28 – Young Colombian Composers Competition with the Colombian National Symphony 2012

  • Passacaglia – chamber orchestra (2013), 5 minutes
Winner of the 2013 Composers’ Initiative international competition. Premiered by the Patel Conservatory Youth Orchestra under British conductor Stephen P Brown – Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa, FL (2013). Press mention10 News, digital home of Tampa Bay’s CBS station

  • TraNslucidEz – large orchestra (2014), 7 minutes
Awarded the 2014 National Prize of Music in Composition by the Ministry of Culture of the Government of Colombia. Recording by the National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia under conductor Ricardo Jaramillo.

 

  • 28th Annual Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival premiere and multiple screenings (2013)
  • Selected for screening at the Action of Film International Film Festival (Los Angeles, CA – 2014).

  • Bummed Out – television pilot (2014) Miami, FL – Alyn Darnay, director

 

 

 

 

 

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, Juan Ángel Vela Del Campo. Conciertos con el Cuarteto Manolov (Colombia) en el Festival Internacional de Música de Bogotá. -

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