Juan Pablo Contreras - Composition Faculty


Highly regarded as “one of the most prominent young composers of Latin America” (Milenio), Juan Pablo Contreras’ music is recognized for combining Western Classical and Mexican folk music in a single soundscape. His compositions have been featured by major orchestras such as the Natinoal Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, the Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, and the Waco Symphony Orhcestra. Mr. Congreras has received commissions from the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, The Riverside Choir, and the Onix Ensemble. He holds degrees in composition from the California Institute fo the Arts, the Manhattan School of Music, and is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Musical Arts degree at the University of Southern California. 

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